Middle School English Teacher

The Peck School   Morristown, NJ   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 12, 2023

The Peck School, a coed, K-8, independent school in Morristown, NJ, seeks a Middle School Grade English Teacher for the coming year.  As part of our humanities program, this individual will continue the development of a curriculum driven by essential questions and grounded in the goal of developing strong reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.  The teacher will guide students through the writing process, providing support through verbal and written feedback. Through argument, analysis, creative expression, and reflection, students build a broad foundation to engage with their world, communicating with clarity and perspective.  A strong interest in curriculum design and the ability to orchestrate student-centered class discussions are a necessity.  Additional opportunities for this position include coaching and advisory.  

All candidates should have a minimum of three years of teaching experience, exceptional communication skills, proficiency with technology, and a desire to work in a highly collaborative environment.  A degree or background in English is required.  Candidates must have a commitment to the educational goals, mission, and objectives of The Peck School.  A core belief at Peck is that our teachers are our most important asset.  Qualified applicants are offered top-tier pay, exceptionally strong benefits, and a robust professional development program. 

The Peck School seeks to create a culture of belonging and connectedness.  We welcome the unique contributions brought by individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

This position is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated educator to join a caring and purpose-driven community.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by email to englishteacher@peckschool.org.  Kindly reference the job title in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls, please.  We encourage you to visit our website, www.peckschool.org, to find out more about our program and mission.