Writing Center Director and English Teacher
Pingree School, Hamilton, MA
Pingree School is a dynamic and aspirational, independent, all-gender day school on the North Shore of Boston, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in South Hamilton, where approximately 385 students in grades 9 through 12 solve problems, build community, and learn how to learn. Pingree School empowers every community member to pursue knowledge with courage and imagination, thrive in joy and challenge, and create a more just and equitable world. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Pingree School seeks a Writing Center Director and English Teacher beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. The ideal candidate will have a degree in the field, a minimum of three years of experience working in a school environment, and enjoy working with students on writing, reading, and critical thinking skills. Specific responsibilities include:
- Manage the day to day operations of the Writing Center throughout the academic day and after school
- Supervise Writing Center Peer Tutors
- Meet individually with students for support with writing and citations
- Develop and lead writing and citation workshops
- Edit student publications
- Develop programming and work with faculty on the writing process
- Teach up to two sections of English each trimester
Successful candidates will demonstrate an eagerness to work closely with students to help them develop their own voices and ideas through writing; they should also be comfortable providing feedback on written work across the disciplines. We seek candidates who convey passion for a diversity of literature and dedication to the writing process, who are comfortable with new classroom technologies as appropriate, and who will build a good rapport with students. There may also be an opportunity to work with students on the literary magazine. The Writing Center and English teacher will join the Educational Resources department and the English department and be supervised by the Director of the ERC and the Chair of the English Department.
Pingree School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Pingree does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, color, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran or active military status, genetics, natural or protective hairstyle, or any other category protected by state, federal or local law.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for two professional references to Laura Ogden, Director of Human Resources and General Counsel, at email@example.com.