William Penn Charter School seeks a full-time Middle School English teacher to begin in the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in English or a closely related field (an advanced degree is preferred) and a minimum of three years of experience teaching at the middle and/or high school level.
The successful candidate will embrace student-centered pedagogy and technology use in the classroom, model curiosity and a desire for professional growth, possess an understanding of and appreciation for teaching adolescents, and exhibit a desire to build positive and meaningful relationships with students, colleagues, administrators, and parents in a manner consistent with the School's mission. Familiarity with the principles and practices of the Religious Society of Friends is highly desirable. A full-time teaching load includes the teaching of four classes, leading an advisory group of middle school students, as well as engagement in an extracurricular activity such as coaching, community service, or assisting with a theatrical performance.
Candidates will have an opportunity to join and build on a well-established and successful PK-12 English/Language Arts program.