Upper Campus English Teacher

Palm Beach Day Academy is seeking an Upper Campus Middle School English Teacher for Grades 6-9 for the 2021-2022 school year.

Qualified candidates will have experience and demonstrate skill in teaching the writing process, which includes extensive focus on critical writing, grammar, usage, and mechanics. In addition, candidates should have experience teaching speech and presentation skills as well as literary analysis. Preferred candidates are passionate about instilling a love of reading in young people and are well-read in not only the classics but also recent works of young adult and middle grade literature.

Additional duties typically include advising, coaching, sponsoring a club or activity and participating in faculty meetings and professional development.

Flexibility, creativity, a sense of humor, strong work ethic and a commitment to be a collaborative team member are all critically important.

All applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree and a concentration in English. A minimum of five to seven years teaching experience at the middle or secondary level is preferred, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfort with integrating technology into the curriculum and a passion for working with children.

Application Process

Interested candidates will email a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to Sarah Kemeness, Head of Upper Campus, skemeness@pbday.org.

About PBDA

Palm Beach Day Academy, established in 1921, is an independent coeducational school, serving students from age 2 to Grade 9 on two campuses. The foundation of PBDA’s program is the education of our students in an academically challenging and compassion-rich environment that guides each child toward personal excellence of mind, body and character. At all levels, our students will be, as our mission states, challenged to excel, empowered to act, and prepared to lead.