Career Opportunities

Associate Head of Lower School

McDonogh school seeks a warm, dedicated Lower School educator for the position of Associate Head of Lower School. The start date for this position is July 1, 2015. The Associate Head of Lower School works alongside the Head of Lower School to manage the day-to-day operation of the school. The Associate Head provides direct support in matters of scheduling, curriculum development, division-wide initiatives, faculty supervision and professional development, the hiring and coordination of substitute teachers, student support, and parent communication.

The successful candidate will be an experienced lower school educator who demonstrates high professional standards and a commitment to excellence. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational and managerial abilities and exceptional oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who possesses the ability to coordinate competing demands in a fast-paced school environment. Knowledge of and experience with the Reading and Writing Workshop models of teaching and the Responsive Classroom approach are advantageous. The position demands an ability to develop strong relationships with students, teachers and parents and the capacity to inspire and promote a joyful school culture.

The Lower School at McDonogh includes grades Pre-Kindergarten through fourth grade, with an enrollment of 309 students and 40 faculty members. This position is a tremendous professional opportunity for a talented, ambitious educator who aspires to be a leader in independent schools.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume, personal statement, and reference contact information electronically by March 20 to Tim Fish, Associate Headmaster, hiring-ls@mcdonogh.org.

Middle School French Teacher

The Middle School (grades 5-8) seeks an experienced teacher of French who will ignite a love of the French language and culture in students. Ideally, this teacher will also be qualified to teach Spanish.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • proficiency in French and possibly Spanish.
  • a bachelor's degree and preferably have course work in the teaching of French (and Spanish) as a second language.
  • some experience teaching French.
  • a track record of working with colleagues to integrate the French language and culture outside of the language classroom.
  • a desire to work with a small group of students as their advisor.
  • a clear interest in becoming an active member of the McDonogh community by participating in school activities and working with students outside of the classroom.
  • a willingness to engage in ongoing professional development.
  • demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues.

Upper School English Teacher

McDonogh School is seeking an energetic, intellectual, and caring individual to teach Upper School English.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will:

  • be able to inspire and engage students in the study of English
  • have or be working toward a Master’s Degree in English
  • have background or teaching experience in Upper School English
  • be able to teach a wide variety of literature
  • express a clear interest in becoming an active member of the McDonogh community by participating in school activities inside and outside of the English Department
  • demonstrate an interest in ongoing professional development
  • demonstrate commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues
  • contribute to McDonogh by either coaching or covering another additional major responsibility have experience working as an advisor to a group of students

The position is available in August, 2015. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Cynthia Cox, Upper School English Department Chair, at hiring-english@mcdonogh.org.

Upper School Math Teacher

The School is searching for a dynamic Upper School mathematics teacher, with an ability to teach multiple levels of mathematics courses from Algebra I through second year Calculus, who is interested in technology integration, problem-based learning, and 21st century skills. The teacher will work with students in grades 9-12.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will:

  • be able to inspire and engage our students in the study of mathematics
  • have a degree in mathematics or a related area
  • have background or teaching experience in mathematics or experience in a related field
  • express a clear interest in becoming an active member of the McDonogh community by participating in school activities inside and outside of the Mathematics Department
  • demonstrate an interest in ongoing professional development
  • demonstrate commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues
  • contribute to McDonogh by either coaching or covering another additional major responsibility
  • have experience working as an advisor to a group of students

The position is available in August, 2015. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Mrs. Mina Wender, Upper School Mathematics Department Chair, at mwender@mcdonogh.org.

Upper School Physics / Engineering Teacher

The School is searching for a dynamic Upper School science teacher, with a particular emphasis in physics and engineering, who is interested in STEM, project-based learning, and 21st century skills. The teacher will work with students in grades 9-12.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will:

  • be able to inspire and engage our students in the study of science
  • have a degree in Physics, Engineering, or a related area
  • have background or teaching experience in physics. The ability to teach engineering along with other science subjects would be a plus.
  • express a clear interest in becoming an active member of the McDonogh community by
  • participating in school activities inside and outside of the Science Department
  • demonstrate an interest in ongoing professional development
  • demonstrate commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues
  • contribute to McDonogh by either coaching or covering another additional major responsibility
  • have experience working as an advisor to a group of students.

The position is available in August, 2015. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Mr. Andy Motsko, Upper School Science Department Chair, at amotsko@mcdonogh.org.

Head Boys & Girls Track Coach

McDonogh School is seeking a head boys and girls track coach for the 2015-2016 winter and spring seasons to continue the rich tradition of McDonogh track teams. A full-time teaching position may be available as well. The ideal candidate should have 5+ years of coaching experience on the high school or collegiate level. Please send a cover letter and updated resume to Athletic Director Matt MacMullan at mmacmullan@mcdonogh.org.

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