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Website Oakcrest School Vienna, Virginia

Oakcrest School, an independent liberal arts school for girls grades 6-12 in Vienna, VA, seeks a part-time experienced English teacher to teach middle and high school classes.

Oakcrest School, an independent school for girls in grades 6-12 guided by the teachings of the Catholic Church, located in Vienna, Virginia, seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher committed to and supportive of the mission of Oakcrest and the spirituality of Opus Dei to join our English Department.

Oakcrest English teachers believe that the study of literature inspires students to seek the True, the Good, and the Beautiful. The study of literature encourages a love of reading, inspires wonder about the world, and promotes the imitation of virtue. Students across the grades participate in engaging class discussions highlighting their close reading and understanding of the text. The writing curriculum builds skills in grammar and writing in the middle school and the high school writing program builds on these skills culminating in the writing and presenting of the senior thesis.

Applicants should possess:

  • Strong educational background in literature and/or the liberal arts;
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, liberal arts, or a related field (required); Master of Arts in English preferred
  • Minimum of three to five years teaching experience in a rigorous program;
  • Excellent communication skills and an understanding of the developmental needs of adolescent girls
  • Experience with and desire to collaboratively work as part of a team;
  • Commitment to excellent teaching and to continued professional development
  • Desire to involve oneself with the school and communicate effectively beyond the classroom

Candidates who meet these criteria should send a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, resume, and a list of at least three current references to: employment@oakcrest.org with “English position” in the subject line of the email.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@oakcrest.org

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