Prekindergarten through Eighth Grade private independent school seeks an experienced, technologically-astute teacher to fill the position of Middle School English Teacher. The full-time, 10-month position includes a comprehensive benefits package along with all school year holidays. The teacher reports directly to the Middle School Division Head.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Teaching and creating innovative, student-centered curriculum in a collaborative, multidisciplinary English/Social Studies classes
Focus on active reading, language decoding, text-based discussion in a seminar format, and analytical writing, revision, and editing
Integration of public speaking, presentation, and publication skills into lessons
Experience with standards-based and project-based assessment
Serving as an advisor to a small group of Middle School students
Supervision of extracurricular activities including class trips
Supporting the Mission of the school and its leadership
Integrating technology and research-based pedagogy in the classroom
The goals of the Trinity English curriculum are to teach students to read and think critically as thoughtful members of society, to write with clarity and insight, to listen and speak mindfully, and to value reading both for its intrinsic pleasure and its ability to help shape one’s moral and social conscience. In partnership with the Social Studies curriculum, the English program seeks to develop the characteristics of empathy, citizenship, and civic action both on a local and global scale.
Middle/High School Teaching Experience
Internal Number: 1001
About Trinity Episcopal School
Trinity is a Pre-K through Eighth Grade coeducational school located in the Garden District. Trinity offers a challenging curriculum that applies the latest and best educational practices, fostering the intellectual, spiritual, moral, and physical development of our students within a creative and nurturing learning environment. The mission of Trinity is to build confident, resilient upstanders on a foundation of academic excellence, moral responsibility, and faith who are prepared to make a positive difference in the world.