English Teacher Spring 2025 (Temp/Part-Time)

Faculty / Temporary

Gann Academy, Waltham, MA


Gann Academy is a pluralistic Jewish high school that challenges students to cultivate their talents and interests in all areas of human potential: intellectual, artistic, spiritual, and physical. Our faculty, comprised of Jewish and non-Jewish educators, facilitates the student journey. We seek teachers committed to collaborating and growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in the classroom, and connecting with students outside the classroom, both formally and informally.

Gann Academy is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds can thrive. We believe including diverse perspectives will improve our work and produce better societal and learning outcomes for all. All employees participate in this commitment, whether internally, in building a welcoming workplace culture, and/or externally, ensuring inclusive engagement with families and other community members.

Perhaps most of all, Gann offers a community of intelligent, collaborative, and compassionate professionals who care about their work, school, and colleagues. We help one another learn, solve problems, and have fun.


Our Humanities division consists of talented professionals who demonstrate exceptional commitment to instructing and engaging students in studying English, History, and World Languages. Gann’s outstanding faculty sharpens our students’ intellects, challenging them to become analytical, creative, empathetic, and out-of-the-box thinkers. Here at Gann, we guide our students to answer the question in our motto: WHO WILL YOU BECOME?


Gann Academy is seeking a part-time English teacher for Spring 2025 (January 27 June 20). The teacher’s responsibilities will include planning and delivering lessons for two sections of 11th-grade American Literature.

Successful candidates will have a passion for English education, a strong background in classroom teaching, curriculum design, and pedagogy, and a commitment to collaborating, reflecting, and growing in their teaching practice. Personal qualities such as creativity, curiosity, perseverance, and flexibility are key, as are practical communication skills with students and families.

This is an in-person, part-time position from January 27 to June 20, 2025, and will report to the Director of Humanities.

January 25-26 will be in-person workdays for onboarding and preparation. Second-semester classes begin January 27. 50-minute classes are on a rotating schedule from 8:30 to 3:55 Monday through Thursday, with an earlier 1:50 release on Fridays.  School is closed for vacation from February 17-21 and April 11-18.

Compensation for this part-time position is $22,000 – $25,000, commensurate with relevant work experience and qualifications.


Teaching Duties:

  • Teach two sections of English 11: American Literature.
  • Assess student work and provide grades.
  • Take attendance and manage the classroom.
  • Offer differentiated instruction to serve a wide range of learners.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to plan and adapt curriculum and lessons that support student growth.
  • Use technology and other educational tools to support student learning.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students, parents, and colleagues in person and via email.



Physical demands include dexterity in operating office machines and supplies, including, but not limited to, computers, telephones, electronic calculators, copy machines, and printers. Stooping, bending, reaching for files or supplies, and sitting or standing for extended periods are common.


Gann Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the school to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression), and pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or veteran status.


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot verify that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Any offers of employment will be contingent upon a successful CORI and fingerprinting background check.

Gann Academy

Waltham, MA
High School
All Gender