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Grade 8 English Teacher (Family Leave Replacement)

  • 09 Oct 2018 9:34 AM
    Message # 6714704

    Reports To:  Middle School Head

    Position Type: Part-Time, Faculty, Exempt

    Established in 1920, Bentley School is a K-12 co-educational, independent day school located on two campuses in Oakland (K-8) and Lafayette (9-12) California. Bentley is an inclusive community that shares a vision of academic achievement, balance, and the cultivation of character. Bentley School seeks a dynamic eighth grade English teacher for grades 6-8.

    Job Summary: This position will include, but is not limited to:

         Planning and teaching eighth-grade English with a goal of developing foundational skills in reading and writing

         Leading an advisory group

         Attending faculty meetings

         Collaborating with the Upper and Lower School English faculty

         Proctoring study hall and various supervisory duties during select recess and/or lunch periods


    Required Qualifications:

         Degree in English, Comparative Literature, or related educational field  

         A desire to work with young people

         A passion for working with a vibrant teaching community

         Excellent interpersonal, writing, and communication skills

         Experience working with middle or high school students in an academic setting

         Advanced degree in English, Comparative Literature, Education or related field preferred  

    Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and seeks rich diversity among faculty and administration. The School offers competitive compensation and benefits. Please email letter of interest, CV/resume, and a list with the names and contact information of three (3) references to Include “Grade 8 English Teacher” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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