Middle School English Language & Literature Teacher
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Position Overview (Must be currently in CHINA)
The Whittle academic model is rooted in deep mastery of foundational skills and content expertise, coupled with support in developing a growth mindset that builds stamina, confidence, and resilience over time. Whittle School & Studios is developing the leaders of tomorrow with the skill sets to change the world. As a member of an interdisciplinary instructional team that employs project-based, personalized, multi-disciplinary, inquiry-based approaches to teaching and learning, the English Language and Literature teacher will help students become fluent writers, insightful readers, confident speakers, and critical thinkers. The English Teacher will also promote the development of literacy, and the use of language, to construct personal and public worlds as well as facilitate students’ full participation in a culturally responsive global society. In addition, this teacher will:
- genuinely enjoy the company of adolescents- be committed to developing a relationship and sense of trust with each student
- seek to engage with students and the greater Whittle community both inside and outside the classroom in a variety of ways
We believe all children are naturally curious and born to be great thinkers, forming meaning from interactions with family, peers, teachers, and community. Core responsibilities of all Campus faculty members are organized loosely by the four program areas of the Whittle Ideal Candidate: (1) Core Curriculum, (2) Global Perspectives, (3) Personalized Pathways, and (4) Beyond the Core as well as those responsibilities expected as a member of a collaborative, professional learning community.
Qualifications and Attributes
• Minimum 3 years of teaching experience in a project-based learning, preferably in an independent school environment.