Middle School English Teacher

Clairbourn School, conveniently located in the San Gabriel Valley, is actively seeking an English teacher for sixth through eighth grade for the 2024-2025 school year. Appropriate candidates will feel comfortable teaching English grammar, vocabulary, writing in various styles, analysis of literature, and speaking and presentation skills in a literature-based program. Contract to begin August 1, 2024. Teachers report August 22, 2024 orientation days prior.
Successful candidates will possess the following:
  • BA/BS degree 
  • Teaching credential and/or Master’s degree with a Single Subject Credential in English Language Arts preferred
  • Teaching experience of 3-5 years in independent schools preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and grades management experience
  • High energy level, creativity, positive attitude, and flexibility
  • Ability to work independently to plan and implement curriculum
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty to plan and implement cross-curricular lessons/projects
  • Ability to teach all English content areas at the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade levels 
  • Ability to foster critical thinking, problem-solving, independence, and ethics in students
  • Experience with integrating technology in the classroom including interactive whiteboards and iPads.
  • Ability to successfully develop and maintain positive relationships with students, colleagues, and school families
  • Enthusiastic about middle school age students
  • Effective classroom management strategies and skill
  • Willingness to support the philosophy and mission of the school  

Clairbourn seeks individuals who support our tradition of strong academics in a context of ethical values including honesty, respect, responsibility, spirituality, and citizenship.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education, skills, and experience and based on a published salary scale.  Salary range is $58-79K and includes a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, and retirement benefits.

Application Process:
Submit a letter of interest, resume, and letters of recommendation as a single pdf to Janet Taylor, Assistant Head of School, via email at employment@clairbourn.org. 
Clairbourn School is a coeducational, private school for students in preschool through middle school (JPK-8th) that has continuously served the greater Pasadena area since 1926. We are known for excellent academics, our welcoming community, our attractive campus, and a strong record of sending graduates to top area high schools.

Clairbourn School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Clairbourn is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in school operations. Clairbourn prohibits unlawful discrimination against any job applicant, employee or unpaid intern by any employee of the School, including supervisors and coworkers. 
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