Writing Teacher 2024

Faculty / Part-Time

Waring School, Beverly, MA

Part Time Writing Teacher Fall 2024

Mission: Waring School is a co-educational, college preparatory day school of 168 students, grades 6-12 in Beverly, MA. Waring’s mission is “To create and sustain a community of lifelong learners who are working together for the individual and common good.”

Summary: Waring School seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative part time teacher in our Writing program. This is could be an  8% position or a 16% position with the possibility of taking on additional responsibilities in the community, such as: acting as an academic advisor (called a ‘Tutor’), coaching athletics, leading/taking part in co-curricular and Experiential Learning activities such as Endterm, Camping Trip, Debate, Theater, or other activities.

Our classes are small and encourage collaboration and discussion. Our ideal candidate is a lifelong learner who is passionate about teaching and sharing a love of Writing in all its modes in our discussion-based classes.

Key Responsibilities include: Teaching one section (2 periods/weekly)  of a specific genre class (chosen by you in collaboration with the Department Chair) for 11th and 12th graders (2 periods a week). 11th and 12th grade writing classes are semester based, so one genre class would be taught first semester with one group of students, and a second genre class would be taught second semester with a new group of students.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English or Social Sciences, with Master’s degree and/or two years teaching experience preferred but not required. Relevant professional writing experience will also be considered;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate adolescent learners and to work well with colleagues;
  • Familiarity with Google suite, including Google classroom, preferred;
  • Participation in annual all-school events such as Program Night, Graduation, Convocation;
  • Participation in Experiential Learning aspects of our program, including Camping Trip and Endterm, as agreed upon based on FTE work percentage;
  • Attendance at co-curricular aspects of our school program, e.g. All-School Meetings, as agreed upon based on FTE work percentage;
  • Participation in Faculty Meetings and Professional Days, as agreed upon based on FTE work percentage.

Important Note: Please see our website for other job postings that may be of interest, including opportunities for a Debate Coach and Part-time Humanities teacher.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should email a résumé and letter of interest explaining their background to Jill Sullivan, Writing Chair: positions@waringschool.org by June 30, 2024.

About Waring School

Waring School is a co-educational, academic college preparatory school serving students in Grades 6-12 in Beverly, MA, on Boston’s North Shore. Founded in 1972, Waring offers challenging academics, extensive studio and performing arts, championship athletics and robotics, and a rich curriculum of French immersion and cultural exchange programs. Student travel is part of the program at all levels, including two trips to Europe in Grades 9 and 11. Waring uses multi-age groupings and offers numerous opportunities for student leadership. Waring’s graduates attend excellent colleges and universities, in the U.S. and abroad. Located on a former farm of 32 acres in a beautiful backwoods area of Beverly, Waring is convenient to all coastal towns and 30 minutes by commuter rail to Boston.

Waring School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At Waring, we are committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community that affirms individual voices. Waring encourages candidates of color and of underrepresented groups to apply for our positions as well as teachers/staff from public schools. Waring School actively seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty and student body, and does not discriminate in employment practice with regards to gender, race, color, disability status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, or national and ethnic origin. Waring offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits; in 2023-2024, the median full-time teaching salary was $67,500.

Waring School

Beverly, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender