Requirements:Master’s Degree or equivalent in teaching; subject-matter expertise

Reports to:  Middle School Division Head

Primary Responsibilities:  Teach three sections of Grade 8 Science; teach weekly sections of a Health & Wellness class; serve as an advisor; collaborate and lesson plan with colleagues to design experiences for students; communicate and partner with parents and grade-level team through advisory program

(Note: This teaching position may include an opportunity for grade-level leadership, depending on a candidate’s experience and expertise.)

Hours/Classification: Full-Time, Exempt

Salary Range: $75,000-$125,000 Annually (Salaries are based on years of experience)


Expectation of Employee Civility and Commitment

The Hamlin School seeks to hire employees who will support and implement the school’s mission and Creed at all times. Hamlin employees are known for being compassionate, collaborative, and dedicated professionals who treat their colleagues and supervisors with respect and who take seriously the daily care of Hamlin students.

Hamlin students are celebrated because of their curious minds, joyful work ethic, and intellectual tenacity in the classroom; that said, the school is convinced that ensuring the students’ academic growth is only one part of its work. All Hamlin employees, whatever their role or title may be, must pay close attention to the students’ social-emotional well-being, their physical and mental health, and their moral development.  Hamlin employees are committed to their own professional growth; as such, they pay close attention to the research and innovations that impact teaching and learning. All employees are expected to be flexible thinkers and nimble actors in support of the school’s overarching strategic goals and daily commitment to academic and ethical excellence.

At The Hamlin School, we are committed to a policy of equal employment for all applicants and employees. As part of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace, we recruit and hire applicants with diverse backgrounds and with professional experience that shows their commitment to K-8 education and being a contributing member of the community.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Provide instruction in Grade 8 Science—teaching 3 sections of approximately 18 students
  • Teach weekly sessions of “Seminar”– a Health & Wellness class
  • Lead an advisory group of approximately 9-11 students
  • Implement curricula as identified in the K-8 Curriculum Guide
  • Teach with an understanding of the development and growth of Middle School girls
  • Communicate and collaborate with other faculty and staff regarding each girl
  • Assess student progress using a variety of methods
  • Communicate with parents about the program and student progress
  • Attend grade level meetings for collaborative discussion and sharing of student concerns
  • Identify materials, resources, and technology needs for program
  • Include use of appropriate technology tools and resources for instruction
  • Create and update course web pages
  • Participate in faculty, division, department, and advisory team meetings, and admissions/school events
  • Pursue relevant opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Supervise students in other roles such as recess, lunch, field trips, outdoor education, etc.
  • Participate in an outdoor education trip for 4 nights (additional stipend paid)
  • Provide 1:1/small-group student learning support through flex time and other parts of the school day
  • Perform other duties consistent with the responsibilities listed above.

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