Middle School English Teacher





Reports to

English Department Chair


Full-time, academic year


Teaching Faculty



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Middle School English Teacher

The English Department seeks a qualified and innovative middle school English teacher.

The English Department seeks a qualified and innovative middle school English teacher who is deeply knowledgeable and thoughtful about reading and writing pedagogy, literature study, and the particular social and emotional needs of this age group.  Teachers in the Greenhills English Department provide students with rich and meaningful learning experiences that inspire them to be lifelong learners, readers, and writers who will take their places as informed, responsible, engaged citizens of their local, national, and global communities.

Greenhills School enrolls about 680 students in grades 6-12, 49% of whom identify as students of color. Our school is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities. We seek a diverse mix of talented student-centered educators and role models who bring joy and good humor to our classrooms, fields, and offices, employ a broad array of effective instructional methods, work collaboratively with colleagues, solicit and respond to student feedback, and commit to reflective practice and continual growth. We pride ourselves on being a warm and welcoming inclusive community.

  • Teach four sections of middle school English
  • Carry a one-credit,  non-teaching duty 
  • Participate in community life through service in advising and co-curricular programs
  • Undergraduate Degree in English or English Education (or related field) required
  • Educators with upper elementary and/or middle school teaching experience are encouraged to apply
  • the ideal candidate will be:
    • committed to developing students’ critical thinking and growth as readers, writers, and thinkers
    • a student-centered educator
    • knowledgeable about adolescents’ intellectual, social and emotional development 
    • versatile and open to diverse teaching assignments within the department
  • Office environment.
  • Repetitive motion, use of keyboard.
  • Occasional light lifting and carrying.
  • Regular standing, stooping and walking to various locations on campus.
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required
  • Greenhills School property is a tobacco-free environment.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: Ruthann Thorne, HR and Payroll Administrator, at employment@greenhillsschool.org  and Monica Lewis, English Department Chair, at mlewis@greenhillsschool.orgNo phone inquiries please.

Application Deadline: We will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled.


Compensation: Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and education level, and includes lunch when school is in session. Greenhills provides a comprehensive benefit package, which includes a variety of health insurance offerings, dental, vision, life, and short- and long-term disability offerings, HSA/FSA options, and retirement benefits through TIAA.

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The essential functions and basic skills have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This position description is subject to change at any time.

Greenhills School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Greenhills School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Saturday, April 24
Open to anyone ages 16 and up. Limited quantities available.
Greenhills is closed for mid-winter break and will return on Tuesday, Feb. 22.