Concord Academy, Concord, MA
Concord Academy, an independent, co-educational boarding and day school renowned for its world-class faculty, passionate students, and graduates who make their mark on the world, has an opening for an English teacher to begin July 1, 2022.
Founded in 1922, Concord Academy has long balanced high academic standards with a focus on educating the whole student through academics, the arts, athletics, and cultural opportunities.
Self-expression, storytelling, and careful listening are hallmarks of the Concord Academy experience.
We actively seek applicants who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse and equitable school community. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong desire to incorporate inclusive teaching practices and advance the tenets of the school’s mission.
Concord Academy Mission Statement
We are a community animated by love of learning,
diverse and striving for equity,
with common trust as our foundation.
Honoring each individual, we challenge and expand
our understanding of ourselves and the world
through purposeful collaboration and creative engagement.
We cultivate empathy, integrity, and responsibility
to build a more just and sustainable future.
The school seeks to appoint an invested teacher in support of its English program, which prioritizes meticulous and intentional close reading of literature, an approach to writing that centers process and student voice, and an emphasis on building an inclusive canon . The successful candidate will value and seek out opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and engage with a diverse community. They will bring a creative and innovative interest to curriculum design and experimentation, and a keen commitment to their own development as a teacher. We are looking for candidates with genuine enthusiasm for working with adolescents, curiosity about learning, and commitment to professional and personal growth. Primary 2022-23 teaching responsibilities will include work in the tenth grade core and teaching an upper-level elective.
The School provides a competitive benefits package and salary is commensurate with experience. All faculty members at Concord Academy participate fully in the life of the School; responsibilities include advising, serving on committees and/or clubs, and periodically providing an adult presence at school events. Coaching an athletic team is welcomed but not required and is remunerated separately.
On-campus housing may be available, but it is limited, and faculty members are not required to live at the School.
Interested candidates are asked to send a resume with a cover letter, transcript, a statement about the ways they will reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse and equitable school community, and the names and contact information of three references.
To learn more about Concord Academy, please visit our website: www.concordacademy.org.