The Upper School English Long-Term Guest Teacher position is a 12-week position beginning approximately January 23, 2024 and reports directly to the Head of Upper School. Major responsibilities of the position are to execute teaching plans for assigned subjects and counsel with students and parents to meet subject objectives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Plan and execute lessons to help students achieve competence and meet subject-area objectives.
Differentiate instruction for students based on ability and/or interest.
Work and plan collaboratively with teaching team and department.
Serve as a co-advisor for one section of students.
Conduct advising sessions and conferences with students and parents as needed.
Manage and monitor student learning and performance.
Assist with extracurricular activities as assigned.
Prepare course resources, including teaching and assessment materials, articles, workbooks, manuals, and assignments.
Adhere and aspire to the Parish Episcopal “Characteristics of Effective Teaching.”
Promote the School’s statement of mission and philosophy.
Coordinate with other instructors and administration to develop the total child.
Prepare students for future courses and make proper course recommendations.
Maintain professional credentials as required by Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) or other accrediting agencies.
MARGINAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Marginal duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.
Attends Staff Development Meetings
Attends Division Meetings
Attends Department & Team Meetings
Attends school events such as Upper School Meet the Teacher, Admission Open House, Fieldtrips/Class Trips
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s or advanced degree in English preferred
A minimum of 3 years of Upper School English teaching experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Tact and good judgment when dealing with parents, colleagues, and children
Classroom management skills and adherence to school policies
Commitment to positive and active participation in the life of the school
Ability to meet physical and mental requirements of the position
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Parish Episcopal School is actively seeking an Upper School English long-term guest teacher. The position will require teaching English I and II courses and advising a group of students. A bachelor’s degree is required. Faculty members are also expected to be involved in student life activities outside of the classroom.
The School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. All Employees are responsible for complying with the School’s equal employment opportunity policy.
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Thank you for exploring the professional opportunities available at Parish Episcopal School. As a place that seeks to add value to the lives of the students in our community, we search for faculty members who possess a passion for their subject, an eagerness to build meaningful relationships with those they teach and a recognition of the important place that contemplation and reflection hold in the educational process.
If you are committed to purposeful work and possess a spirit of possibility, I would invite you to learn more about Parish through our website and to apply for an appropriate position.
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