English Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Lawrence Academy, Groton, MA

Lawrence Academy (LA) is a boarding and day school in Groton, MA, serving 400 students in grades 9-12. LA
enjoys its heritage as one of the oldest independent schools in the country while embracing a contemporary
student-centered approach that supports its mission. In LA’s tightly knit environment, students are supported and
encouraged to exercise their minds, discover their voices, learn creatively, and take their own initiative. The
academic program is uniquely hands-on and allows students to discover how their education can be applied in
daily life.

LA is seeking a full-time English teacher beginning in August 2024. The student-centered English curriculum at
LA encourages students to develop English-specific cognitive skills, exposes them to all genres of literature, and
creates opportunities for students to do the work of writers. Literature and language are the cornerstones of the
curriculum in a collaborative English department.

Candidates must have a background in English with a strong preference for those who have classroom experience.
This full-time position will be responsible for teaching four sections of English and being fully involved in school
life as articulated below. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach throughout the 9-12 English curriculum.
Candidates must also be very comfortable working one-on-one with students and be open and accessible for extra
help; important components of being a teacher at Lawrence Academy. Candidates should also embrace
developing learning strategies to help a range of students to achieve success.

In addition to teaching responsibilities, candidates must be willing to engage in all aspects of boarding school life
from curricular, co-curricular (primarily athletics), and extracurricular programming to residential life
programming. Campus housing is available for faculty positions. All members of the faculty are part of our
residential program and have regular weekday night duty and some weekend duties.

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of bachelor’s degree and expertise in subject matter.
• Prior teaching experience preferred.
• Enthusiasm and desire to work with high school age students.
• Successfully complete required background checks.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and reference list in a single PDF to Libby
Margraf, at jobs@lacademy.edu. The email subject line should be “English Teacher.” No phone calls please.

Cultural competence is an essential element of teaching and learning at Lawrence Academy. We are therefore
seeking individuals who are committed to actively participating in professional development and engaging in our
cultural competency programs that are structured to move our community forward equitably and inclusively. We
encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. The Academy does not discriminate
and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, disability,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran or Uniformed
Service status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For more information on Lawrence Academy go to www.lacademy.edu.

Lawrence Academy

Groton, MA
High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender