7th & 8th Grade English Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Charles River School, Dover, MA

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