San Diego, California
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Salary: Salary is based on experience
National Cathedral School (NCS) announces a search for an interim 6th grade English teacher for appointment beginning in August 2023. NCS English teachers help students embrace a love of reading while developing comprehension, analytical thinking, and writing skills within a nurturing environment. The successful candidate will use developmentally appropriate and differentiated instructional techniques that support, inspire, and challenge all learners. This position involves teaching four sections of 6th grade English and serving as a homeroom teacher to approximately 15 students.
NCS is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school therefore seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. As a result, the successful candidate will maintain a curriculum in which students see themselves represented and that uses students’ cultural knowledge to facilitate learning. The school expects candidates to have a willingness and ability to use differentiated instruction in the classroom. Teachers utilize a student-centered pedagogy and technology as a teaching tool as well as a student resource. NCS seeks an experienced classroom teacher who has a background in curricular and pedagogical innovation.
Teachers are expected to be in campus from 7:45a.m. until approximately 4:00p.m. Other responsibilities include daily homeroom, regular grade-level team discussions and faculty meetings, rotating lunch, recess and dismissal duty, and other duties as assigned.
All faculty are involved in the life of the school through a variety of means such as leading a club, coaching a sport, or serving on a committee. Additionally, community members attend school functions, including but not limited to chapel and cathedral services, assemblies, and special events.
Interested candidates should send a resume, letter of interest, and a list of three to five references. In addition, applicants should submit a sample lesson that the candidate has used with students. Please submit these materials as one combined attachment in Word or pdf format with “Sixth Grade English” in the subject line to: NCSemployment@cathedral.org.
Qualified candidates hold a bachelor's degree and have relevant teaching experience. Candidates must also seek collaborative professional experiences, interact well with parents, and have experience working with elementary students. Salaries are competitive and based on experience, with a full benefits package including support for professional development.
National Cathedral School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.