English Teacher

Job Summary:

St. Mary's Ryken seeks a creative, experienced teacher for an English teaching position.  Along with other English courses, the current opening includes the position of Yearbook advisor and would require close collaboration with faculty colleagues.  Candidates should bring experience teaching English in addition to a strong academic background in literature and in writing.


  • Degree(s) in English or English Education
  • Enthusiasm for teaching English and working with students in an independent, college preparatory setting
  • State teaching licensure/certification is preferred, but is not a hiring prerequisite
  • Maryland teacher certification or the ability to attain certification in three years

The Ideal candidate will be able to perform the following essential duties:

  • Work with grade level teams to address the needs of the whole child
  • Integrate the teaching of effective organization and study skills
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication (parent conferences, written correspondence including narrative reports)
  • Share duties and responsibilities with other members of the faculty
  • Effectively monitor and manage student learning using a variety of assessment methods to evaluate student progress
  • Identify and respond to individual students learning differences and create enrichment opportunities; differentiate instruction to meet the needs of various learners
  • Create a supportive and inclusive environment and develop respectful relationships with students by using conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques within the classroom
  • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning
  • Maintain an effective, safe and well-organized classroom
  • Integrate technology appropriately in that classroom


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