Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered English teacher to join an already dynamic English department. The ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching all levels of English in the Upper School, including AP English and/or Language. The primary focus in the first years will likely involve 9th and 10th grade English. The candidate will have a strong background in the teaching of writing and literary analysis, a passion for teaching, and a commitment to student learning and development. An interest in creating and teaching semester-length advanced English electives is an added asset. The ideal candidate will also be enthusiastic about innovative pedagogies such as discussion-based teaching, authentic assessment, and Project Based Learning.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida. Last year, 70% of its graduates matriculated to universities outside the state of Florida. Its curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective and online offerings, and and an Independent Study option. St. Petersburg is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for art. It has a lively downtown, abuzz with outdoor concerts and markets, and is within minutes of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and a list of three references to Fatima Morlando, Upper School Administrative Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “English Position” in the subject heading.