7th & 8th Grade English Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Charles River School, Dover, MA

Charles River School is a unique, inclusive independent PreK-8 school in Dover, MA, which is just 16 miles west of Boston.  CRS nurtures each student by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement. Our graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.

We are seeking an experienced middle school English educator to teach 7th and 8th grade English and be a member of the 7/8 teaching team. The 7/8 English curriculum includes a combination of literary analysis, creative and expository writing, and grammatical structures and vocabulary. The English curriculum is closely linked to the social studies curriculum, which has a theme of “Perspectives on Justice.” This is a fulltime position with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Planning and teaching two sections each of 7th and 8th grade English
  • Setting clear, well-paced learning objectives and providing regular feedback to students regarding their progress
  • Collaborating with other 7/8 teachers (especially social studies) to coordinate curriculum themes/strands
  • Acting as an advisor to approximately 6 students in grades 7 and 8
  • Communicating with parents about curriculum and student progress
  • Brainstorming ideas for and teaching middle school Elective classes
  • Working collaboratively with the 7/8 team to plan and implement Growth Education curriculum, to organize field trips and social events, to supervise activities/clubs, and to share information about students


  • Demonstrated commitment to community, equity, and inclusion in instructional practice and pedagogical approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Enthusiasm for working with middle school students
  • Commitment to the CRS middle school belief in active engagement with the school community and the world beyond us
  • Excellent classroom management, including communicating and maintaining course expectations and behavioral boundaries
  • Attention to detail and impeccable follow-through
  • Demonstrated understanding and implementation of current educational technology

Charles River School actively seeks candidates who will contribute and are committed to a diverse school community and inclusive educational practices. Interested individuals should send a resume and letter of interest to crsjobs@charlesriverschool.org (please use “7/8 English” as the subject line) and fill out the CRS Employment Application by clicking this link: https://forms.gle/KuQLJ6nF8ctLecLG7.

Charles River School

Dover, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender