Upper School English Teacher
Job Details
Experienced
Gilman School - Baltimore, MD
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Education

 

UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER

 

OUR MISSION

Gilman is a diverse community dedicated to educating boys in mind, body, and spirit through particular emphasis upon academic excellence, athletic participation, and aesthetic appreciation. Gilman seeks to produce men of character and integrity who have the skills and ability to make a positive contribution to the communities in which they live and work. 

 

OUR COMMITMENT

 

Educating the Whole Boy

For more than a century, Gilman’s mission has remained exceedingly focused: to unlock the greatness within each boy by educating the entire boy—mind, body, and spirit. To accomplish that goal, we provide space and opportunity for crucial learning and self-expression to take place. We believe that boys experience transformative learning when they connect disciplines, people, and ideas in ways that deepen their sense of self and serve the needs of others.

 

Our rich and comprehensive program, our immeasurably talented and interesting faculty and students, and our belief in the character traits embodied by the Gilman Five—Honor, Integrity, Respect, Humility, and Excellence—combine to form the foundation of an educational environment dedicated to helping boys grow into men of character.

 

Community, Inclusion, and Equity

Gilman’s commitment to inclusion and equity is founded on the belief that our community is strengthened by the vibrant exchange that occurs when individuals with different backgrounds and heritages share their perspectives with one another. Through the recognition and acceptance of our many differences, we learn to appreciate and respect the complexity of the world in which we live and develop essential skills that help us forge productive relationships with those around us.

 

We are proud of our history as a school that has, for several generations, taken the lead on matters of diversity, inclusion, and equity. More than 35% of Gilman’s student body and 22% of the School’s faculty identify as people of color. We continue to build on that legacy through our steadfast commitment to inclusivity and equity and initiatives on local, state, and national levels.

 

OUR SCHOOL

Gilman School is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade private independent day school for boys. Set on a 57-acre campus in the northern part of Baltimore City, Gilman serves roughly 1,000 students in three divisions. The School has a full-time faculty of nearly 140, and the average class size is 16 students.  

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Teach four sections of high school English with two preps. 

  • Collaborate with colleagues in curricular choices and assessment design.

  • Serve as an advisor to between seven and twelve students.

  • Coach two seasons of athletics, either leading interscholastic teams or working within our intramural program.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED

  • The ability to inspire and build relationships with your students.

  • The willingness to grow as an educator.

  • The desire to connect with students outside of formal interactions.

  • At least a Bachelor's Degree in English literature or a related major is strongly preferred, as is experience teaching in an online or hybrid setting.

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • POSITION TITLE:          Upper School English Teacher

  • STATUS/FLSA:                  Full Time

  • HOURS OF WORK:           TBD

 

EOE

Gilman School is an equal opportunity employer and educator who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

 

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