Oldfields School: English Teacher and Department Head (Posted: 02.28.18)

Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, is seeking a full-time, experienced English teacher and Department Head to begin in August 2018. The School is committed to teaching a population of diverse learners including English language learners. Therefore, the position requires a versatile teacher with experience and education in teaching literature, writing, and language mechanics from the introductory level to AP and advanced levels. In addition to teaching assignments, the position includes leading and managing the English department, implementing the curriculum, monitoring the achievement of students and effectiveness of teachers, maintaining the budget and other related supervisory duties. The ideal candidate will be organized, energetic and engaging, with a willingness to inspire and support all kinds of learners.

Duties will include:
- Supervision of the English department.
- Teaching five English classes.
- Coaching or other extracurricular activity.
- Advising two-four students.
- Faculty who receive free residential housing and board are required to do dorm supervision, periodic weekend duty, and other duties pertinent to boarding school needs.
- Faculty who live off campus are required to do monthly weekend duty.

Minimum requirements:
- B.A. or M.A. in English or other closely related field.
- Three or more years full-time teaching experience English language and literature.
- Two or more years of experience as a Department Head.
- An interest in participating in the athletic, extracurricular and residential life of the school.
- Ability to oversee the student literary publications and possibly the annual yearbook.

Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. Oldfields is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. If interested, please email a letter of interest, resume and current references to: Ms. Helen Fitz, Dean of Faculty

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