**PLEASE NOTE THIS OPPORTUNITY IS TO BEGIN FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR**
Ross School (East Hampton, NY) seeks a Teacher for the Upper School English Domain. The primary objective of this faculty position is educating and providing daily direction to students as it pertains to the English curriculum under the direction of the World Languages and Literature Domain Dean, Head of Upper School and Director of Academics. Candidates must be interested in teaching in a program that emphasizes the integration of culture into the program. Candidates should possess a passion for a variety of literature and an openness to explore outside of his/her area of specialty.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Exempt
Student Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervising education and instruction for all students of the English curriculum while understanding the developmental and emotional needs of each student, ensuring student safety, identifying student issues, coordinating student activities and tracking student performance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for teaching a high school integrated English Curriculum which would include working closely with the Cultural History teacher and grade-level team to present the grade-level narrative in an integrative fashion
Provide students with regularly scheduled assignments as well as a variety of formal and alternative assessments
Design lessons and projects reflecting the theory of multiple intelligences
Create, implement and document curriculum under the direction of the Domain Dean, Director of Academics and in coordination with Division Heads
Ensure appropriate domain-specific standards are addressed
Participate in domain integration through regularly scheduled team meetings
Responsible for all aspects of the implementation of the academic program with full documentation in designated digital tools
Design and implement lesson plans and projects consistent with Ross School mission
Write progress reports and learning evaluations
Keep parents updated on student progress between formal evaluations, when applicable
Serve as a mentor to Ross Senior Projects
Participate in responsibilities of Student Life many times throughout the year, assigned based on school needs
Attend August Professional Development meetings as well as additional PD days during the academic year
Uphold and model all policies and procedures as outlined in the Faculty and Staff Handbook
Education Requirements: Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline, required. Higher Education, preferred.
Required Experience: Minimum one (1) year prior teaching experience in related discipline, required. Two (2) or more years, preferred. Experience teaching literature and English grammar and composition at a high school level, required. Experience engaging diverse populations of high school students in literature and writing, preferred.
Ability to demonstrate expert knowledge of content and skills related to discipline(s) hired to teach.
Ability to effectively engage with learners of all levels and backgrounds.
Ability to demonstrate awareness and importance of international education and intercultural understanding.
Ability to create learning environments that promote active engagement of all students.
Ability to support the academic needs and course work for students, families, and other professionals associated with Ross distance learning programs.
Ability to read, analyze, develop, and interpret documents such as curriculum, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in the language of instruction.
Ability to work collaboratively to advance the goals and strategic plan of the organization consistent with the Ross Mission, Philosophy, and Core Values.
Ability to accept and work in a dynamic setting with multiple priorities.
Ability to demonstrate a sense of purpose and priorities balanced with a sense of humor
Ability to communicate in a professional manner, both written and orally, with parents, students, colleagues, and others.
Ability to speak effectively before groups and /or employees of the organization.
Ability to effectively use technology in communication and instruction.
Ability to engage in teamwork and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to engage in and support all research initiatives of the organization as a Lab School.
Ability to relocate from one physical space to another throughout the course of the day.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to Chris Cooper, Human Resources and Payroll Administrator, at [email protected].
Ross School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any phase of employment. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
About Ross School
Ross School’s mission is to change the way education meets the future; to foster interdisciplinary, integrated thinking and innovative leadership; to engage fully in the global community; and to facilitate lifelong learning. Ross School was founded in 1991 by Courtney Ross and Steven J. Ross. They recognized that preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century requires new paradigms to transform education. Aided by the research of educational pioneers and leading thinkers, they expanded upon some of the best practices in K–12 education, combining them with the notion that leadership in an increasingly connected and rapidly changing world demands a global perspective and an openness to technology and innovation.
Located in East Hampton, New York, Ross School serves 375 students pre-nursery to grade 12. Beginning in grade 7, the school hosts a growing number of domestic and international boarding students on the Upper School campus. The nonprofit Ross Institute, founded by Courtney Sale Ross in 1996, promotes understanding of globalization’s implications for precollegiate education and develops and provides curriculum resources and mentoring to schools around the wor...ld interested in adopting the Ross model. Ross School operates as Ross Institute’s lab school. www.ross.org
Positions for boarding house parents who live in boarding houses and supervise students are also available and may be combined with any position.