Teach the year-long Central Subject study, “The United States and Immigration”
Monitor the social, emotional and academic lives of students
Communicate about student progress: write reports, hold parent conferences, and meet with administrators to support the needs of individuals
Work collaboratively with other members of the eighth-grade team to shape and refine the curriculum
Serve as a community member by attending weekly faculty meetings, sitting on committees, participating in admissions activities and volunteering for coverage duties
Fulfill all other assigned duties consistent with the Gradehead position
How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references as separate documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include “Grade VIII Gradehead” in the subject line of the e-mail.
Masters degree or equivalent preferred and prior teaching experience with middle school students
Strong background in middle school curriculum design, including a project-based approach
Familiarity with an integrated, thematic studies approach
Effective, timely and professional communication skills
Employs multicultural and anti-bias teaching strategies that reflect cultural competence
Uses multicultural materials and resources
Engages in professional development to enhance inclusive teaching and leadership practices. The school offers extensive professional development opportunities, including faculty summer study and travel grants.
Additional Salary Information: Additional Info:
Finalists are expected to teach a demonstration lesson. A writing sample and college transcripts are also required.
Annual salary for faculty is determined according to a step scale commensurate with experience.
About Shady Hill School
For over 100 years, Shady Hill has been a leader in progressive elementary and middle school education and teacher training. The year-long central subject study, which emphasizes strong content, the use of primary sources, acquisition of essential skills, and self-discovery, forms the core of our curriculum. As a diverse school, we believe that a varied and inclusive community is an educational and moral imperative that empowers us all. Therefore, we seek to hire faculty and staff who share our vision. We offer a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package. Shady Hill is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For more information on Shady Hill please visit us at www.shs.org.
Shady Hill offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance plans, a school-matched retirement plan and paid time off.