Middle School / Upper School English Teacher
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 position will require teaching at both the Middle and Upper School levels. Specific course assignments will depend on the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the department. The ideal candidate would hold an advanced degree in English, or English education, and would have at least two to three years’ teaching experience at the secondary school level. The successful candidate will be able to develop a healthy rapport with students from ages 11-18, and will embrace Waterford School’s mission, vision, and values in curriculum, teaching, and membership in the community. A full-time course load entails teaching up to five courses, each meeting for one hour four times per week, while managing curriculum planning, classroom management and instruction, student support, and parent communication.
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