Upper School Transitional English/ELL Teacher

St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Austin, TX United States

St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, a day and boarding school of 705 students (grades 6-12), is seeking an Upper School Transitional English Teacher & International/ELL Student Support for a full-time position beginning August 2023.

Candidates should have a degree in ELL/English (or a closely related field) and a minimum of two years teaching experience, preferably in grades 9-12.

We are seeking a colleague who thrives in a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate is eager to work closely with international students and can demonstrate the ability to work as part of a cohesive team.

Responsibilities:
– Teaching two sections of Transitional English for ELL students (English 9T and English 10T);
Collaborating with colleagues in the English Department and sharing pedagogical resources with faculty;
– Providing ongoing support for international and domestic ELL students in mainstream writing-intensive classes, consulting with faculty about continued student progress, and participating in staff conferences in the International Office;
– Participating in the planning and execution of International Office-sponsored events, including FACES, the school’s multicultural organization;
– Advising a group of six to eight students who meet with their advisor on a daily basis;
– Attending Chapel, proctoring study halls, and participating in a family-style lunch program.

About St. Stephen’s Episcopal School
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School is a coeducational boarding and day school that was founded by the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in 1950. It is a caring, diverse community, inclusive of all faiths and grounded in the Christian tradition, which nurtures moral growth and values the potential and dignity of every human being. St. Stephen’s challenges motivated students to live intelligently, creatively and humanely as contributing members of society. The school develops the whole person within a balanced program of academics, athletics and the arts. Students also participate in a wide variety of clubs and organizations, outdoor education and recreation programs, service learning activities, daily chapel services, and study abroad opportunities.

In accordance with our founding mission, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School infuses diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in everything we do, from admission policies, curriculum, and professional development to our hiring practices. We seek qualified candidates who are committed to these values and ready to work in community to create a more just society. We celebrate every individual, recognizing that our unique stories, histories, and voices are essential to creating a vibrant living and learning space. As such, we strongly encourage people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and identities to apply to become members of our community.

Equal access to employment, programs, and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or sexual orientation or identity.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should submit their resume, a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role, and a letter summarizing their teaching philosophy at https://st-stephens-episcopal-school.checkwritersrecruit.com/job/558968/upper-school-transitional-english-ell-teacher

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