Renbrook School (West Hartford, CT), an independent day school for children age three to grade eight, currently seeks an educator to teach 6th Grade Humanities, English, and Upper School Foundations (Renbrook’s study skills class), and serve as an advisor for the 2021-2022 school year. This position reports to the Upper School Head.
The review of candidates will begin immediately with an expected start date in August 2021.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com, with “Humanities Position” in the subject line.
The successful candidate will have many of the following:
A Master's Degree (preferred) or Bachelor's Degree in your chosen field.
Experience working with or teaching children, particularly in an independent, day, college preparatory or like school setting.
A love and enthusiasm for teaching middle school literature and history.
A strong understanding of child development and the unique needs of middle schoolers.
Strong references that convey teaching ability, capacity to connect with students, and mastery of subject area.
Knowledge of 21st-century learning principles and techniques.
Skills, talents, and flexibility for contributing to an independent school community in additional capacities. ?For example: coaching sports, leading homeroom, advising extracurricular activities, etc.
Proven history of building positive relationships with and among students, parents and faculty.
Ability to deliver study skills curriculum.
Internal Number: Renbrook 2021 C
About Renbrook School
Founded in 1935, Renbrook School is a pre-eminent preschool through ninth grade co-educational independent day school located in West Hartford, Connecticut. The school enrolls 330 students from 30 cities and towns in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Renbrook experience is defined by a high degree of academic rigor, personalized attention as a result of small class sizes, a nurturing environment, and an emphasis on values and respect among members of a tight-knit community.
Renbrook School is an affirmative action - equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability or physical disability, including but not limited to blindness, veteran status, sexual orientation, and other protected classes.
Renbrook School will make a reasonable accommodation to known disabilities of a qualified applicant or employee, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on its operation.