Position Summary: Reports to a Division Head. Responsibilities will include developing curriculum and teaching Spanish language and literature to students in grades 5 – 12.
All full time teachers work as part of a teaching team to create an inquiry-based interdisciplinary program in which the academic disciplines are taught as systems and methods of thinking about significant content. Responsibilities include curriculum development, teaching, assessment, communication with parents, collaborative work with colleagues, and general engagement with the entire school.
What’s interesting about teaching at Eastside Prep? • Eastside Prep offers an inquiry-based, experiential, integrated curriculum. • The curriculum at Eastside Prep has been developed—and is continually revised—by the faculty who teach it. • Teachers work collaboratively across disciplines and across grade levels. • Eastside Prep teachers work with students in a variety of group configurations including classes, advising, project development and implementation, and extra-curricular activities. • A school-wide ethic of good citizenship guides faculty and staff in their interactions with families and colleagues. • An entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, and a willingness to participate in the full life of the school are especially welcome. • Class size is limited to a maximum of 18, with several classes averaging 14 -16 students.
Credentials and Experience: • Master’s degree required; Doctorate preferred • Minimum of five years teaching experience in the discipline, with some experience in the development of interdisciplinary curricula
Eastside Prep is a coeducational secondary school for students who plan to continue their education in college and beyond. Students learn to think creatively, to communicate effectively, and to apply their knowledge in the community with impact.
* Engaging, inquiry-based, interdisciplinary program. Research-based instruction stresses hands-on and experiential learning.
* Ethic of citizenship.
* Great opportunities to learn with and about technology.
* Fine and performing arts.
* Small classes, outstanding student-teacher ratio.
* Families passionate about learning.
The mission of Eastside Preparatory School is to guide students to think critically, act responsibly, lead compassionately, innovate wisely. These four mission components guide the development of curriculum as well as the evolution of the EPS culture. Founded in 2002, Eastside Prep was accredited by NWAIS in January, 2010. Eastside Prep has grown from 17 students in 2003-2004 to a projected total of 423 for academic year 2017-2018.