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English Teacher - Leave Replacement

  • 26 Apr 2024 10:19 AM
    Message # 13348699

    About The Bishop’s School 

    Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student-teacher ratio of approximately 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence while celebrating character development, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Last year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Fifty-one percent of the student population self-identify as students of color. Additionally, over $4 million in need-based grants is awarded annually.

    Annualized Base Compensation Based on Experience: $75,070 - $140,976

    What is Essential about Being a Teacher at Our School

    The Bishop’s School seeks engaging, collaborative, dynamic, and learner-centered teachers. We seek candidates who hold high expectations for students, design learning experiences that prioritize adolescent well-being and belonging, are enthusiastic about working on teams, and are eager to pursue growth in their teaching practice.

    Our goals are to foster curiosity, encourage active student engagement and collaboration in the classroom, and direct students to take ownership of their learning. 

    Position Summary Description  

    The Bishop’s School seeks a full-time English teacher for the fall 2024 semester beginning August 1, 2024 and ending January 7, 2025. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching high school English and a strong foundation in curriculum development and writing instruction. We seek candidates who are flexible, creative, and collaborative.

    An Ideal Candidate Will Have

    • A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in English or a related field is required; an advanced degree is preferred; 
    • Experience teaching and/or working with high school students; 
    • Unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives;
    • Demonstrated commitment to and competency in diversity, equity, inclusion and justice;
    • Ability to integrate technology into instruction;
    • Eagerness to collaborate with other department and grade-level team members in creating meaningful, relevant, learner-centered classroom experiences;
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and the community;
    • Strong work ethic, as well as time management, verbal, written language, and interpersonal skills;
    • Irrespective of own religious orientation, the ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition;
    • Commitment to well-being as the foundation for growth. 

    Core Competencies:

    • Uphold the School’s Core Values;
    • Demonstrate professionalism and tact; 
    • Verbal and written communication;
    • Stay up to date on industry standards, trends, developments and legal updates;
    • Make timely and ethical decisions both systematically and under pressure;
    • Comply with School’s reporting policies and procedures;
    • Maintain a clean, safe and organized work area.

    Role Specific Competencies:

    • Adolescent cognition
    • Growth mindset
    • Counseling and supporting adolescents
    • Tactful communication
    • Teamwork

    Application Deadline
    Applications received before May 12, 2024 are preferred. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

    Please do not email or call the school directly.

    The Bishop's School is an equal opportunity employer. We are a diverse community of professionals that broadly reflects the people of the San Diego area and the United States at large. We aim to align our hiring process with our mission and institutional goals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion or religious practices, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, ability status, military status, unemployment status or any other category protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. The Bishop's School takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance all qualified candidates.

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