The Agnes Irwin School, an all-girls' Pre-K through 12th-grade independent school in the Philadelphia suburbs, is committed to fostering the intellectual and personal growth of girls and young women. Providing its students with a rigorous academic education, AIS is dedicated to developing each student's highest potential in intellect, character, and physical well-being.
The Agnes Irwin School's English Department seeks an experienced, dynamic, and creative full-time Upper School English Teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year. Candidates should possess a passion for teaching and enjoy working in an academic environment with colleagues who value collaboration as well as independence. Successful candidates will have a proven record of teaching advanced English to upper school students, engaging students in class, managing a classroom in an effective and safe manner, and inspiring a love of learning.
Teach four to five sections of upper school English courses including electives
Prepare course materials
Maintain student attendance and grade records
Evaluate and grade students' work
Be available to meet individually with students during office hours and planning periods
Participate in the life of the upper school by attending assemblies, serving as an advisor and/or club sponsor as necessary
Participate in professional development and faculty evaluation process
Successful candidates will possess:
Bachelor's degree in English, secondary education or related discipline required; advanced degree and previous experience teaching upper school English preferred
Proficiency in the use of classroom technology: Microsoft Office applications, Google Docs, Google Classroom
Proven ability to engage students in meaningful classroom activities; excellent classroom management skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with all members of the School community
Willingness and ability to work occasional evenings for meetings, conferences or school activities as required
Willingness and ability to coach a sport is highly desired
The Agnes Irwin School does not discriminate in any term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state, or local law.
About The Agnes Irwin School
The Agnes Irwin School is a Pre-K through 12, all-girls' school located in Rosemont, PA