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Temporary English Teacher- Spring 2020 Semester

  • 13 Sep 2019 3:05 PM
    Message # 7880067

    Lick-Wilmerding High School seeks a qualified Temporary English Teacher for the Spring 2020 Semester (January 6- May 30) for a Parental Leave replacement. . This position will be part time (80% FTE) and benefit eligible 

    The teaching assignment includes teaching two sections of 9th grade English and two sections of 10th grade English, as well as full participation in all department and faculty meetings and curricular responsibilities. Please note that English classes average 16 students per section, and all LWHS faculty are expected to be available outside of dedicated class time. 

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Experience in teaching the craft of reading literature and a strong understanding of composition theory and practice
    • Experience in teaching students from various middle school academic backgrounds
    • Interest and ability in working on grade level curriculum teams
    • Interest in curriculum development
    • A commitment to equity and equitable instruction in the English classroom, which gives all students the opportunity to learn and to demonstrate what they have learned


    Please apply through the LWHS employment page. Candidates should submit a resume, as well as a Statement of Philosophy of English Education that will serve as a writing sample. Please respond to the following questions:

    1. What is the value of students studying English for all four years of high school?
    2. How do you support students with various preparations in reading, writing, and discussion?
    3. What have you found to be effective in your practice of teaching writing?
    4. What are the multiple ways you assess students in your classrooms?

    The application process begins immediately and is open until filled. No calls or emails, please.

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