English Teacher, English Language Program, Grades 7-9

Faculty / Full-Time

Fay School, Southborough, MA

English Teacher, English Language Program, Grades 7-9

Beginning August 2024

Description:

Fay School seeks a dynamic and flexible individual who loves teaching and understands how to engage  middle school children in the appreciation of literature and writing. For almost 40 years, Fay has offered immersive English language programs to international students seeking to become proficient and fluent English speakers. As a way to broaden the international diversity of our learning community, which currently includes students from more than 20 different countries, we offer an English Language Program (ELP). This program is designed to accommodate strong, well-prepared students who are just beginning their study of English as well as students who are already proficient in English and working toward fluency. 

Building on Fay’s existing English program, this teacher will collaborate with colleagues and teach in grades seven, eight, and/or nine. Candidates who have an interest in teaching international students are preferred. Fay teachers utilize differentiated and developmentally aligned models of teaching and learning, understand the importance of cultural competency, use instructional technology thoughtfully, and are attuned to the social and emotional development of young students.  

As a member of the Upper School faculty, the English Teacher is an advisor to groups of seventh through ninth grade students, coaches or leads other afternoon duties and performs residential life  duties. Campus housing may be available. This position is full-time with benefits. 

Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in English, English education, or a related field is required; a master’s degree is strongly preferred. Candidates must have at least two years of teaching experience, preferably in a middle  school setting. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and delivering lessons and regular assessments to students in grades 7-9 using a variety  of teaching strategies 
  • Developing curriculum and delivering instruction for English Language Learners
  • Utilizing technology to enhance instruction
  • Assessing students’ performance, issuing grades, and writing comments 
  • Conducting parent conferences and communicating effectively with parents
  • Attending team and department meetings and major school events as required 
  • As an advisor, being a primary point of contact for communication with parents 
  • Performing two trimesters of afternoon duties as assigned 
  • Performing residential life duties as scheduled, including duties every fourth weekend

Fay School values teachers who believe in differentiated and developmentally-aligned approaches to teaching and learning, integrate instructional technology, understand the importance of cultural competence, and are attuned to the social and emotional growth of young students. At Fay, faculty and staff engage in and support school-wide equity and inclusion efforts. Fay seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the diversity of our school community. 

Fay School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, military service, or any other category protected under applicable law, in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities

Fay School

Southborough, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day
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