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Waterford School is Utah’s premier liberal arts, college preparatory private school for students in Preschool through High School. Student learning is Waterford School’s reason for being. Since its founding, the School has instilled habits of independent thought, critical thinking, responsibility, passionate learning, and service to others. Waterford School’s liberal arts program provides a strong foundation, and the campus culture prepares students to pursue lives of meaning and purpose. Waterford delivers a world-class education distinguished by a rich curriculum, an outstanding faculty, a deep commitment to student growth, and a learning environment that is caring, nurturing, and inspiring.

The English Department seeks a teacher with a passion for literature and liberal arts education. The position requires teaching at both the Middle and Upper School levels. Specific course assignments will depend on the expertise of the candidate and the specific needs of the department. The ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree in literary studies, English, or English teaching and will have experience teaching at the 6–12th grade level. The successful candidate will be able to develop a healthy rapport with Middle and Upper School students, work collaboratively with colleagues in the department, and embrace Waterford School’s mission, vision, and values in curriculum, teaching, and membership in the community. A full-time course load entails full teaching responsibility for up to five courses, each meeting for 75 minutes two or three times per week.

Competencies and Skills Desired

  • A desire to collaborate
  • Experience in a classroom
  • Integrity, professionalism, sound judgment, and emotional intelligence
  • Engaging interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Strengths in organization and follow through

The Waterford campus is set on 45 acres at the foot of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, one of North America’s premier outdoor and recreational areas. The school offers an outstanding working environment. The atmosphere is collegial; both families and faculty show a genuine commitment to learning. Benefits include medical, dental, 403(b).

For more information about the school, please go to www.waterfordschool.org.

Qualified candidates should forward a résumé and letter of interest, by email, or fax, to recruiting@waterfordschool.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line.