Part-time English Language Arts Teacher

Wye River Upper School seeks a talented and innovative educator to teach English-Language Arts part-time for the 2019-2020 school year with the possibility of leading to full time employment. This educator is a collaborator in an innovative and dynamic educational community. The candidate of choice applies a growth mindset both personally and professionally, and inspires others to do the same through optimism, flexibility, and teamwork. The selected candidate should have a desire to contribute to the school community by sharing their passions and participating in school functions, professional development, field trips and other special activities

Specific responsibilities of the position include:

  • Teach two sections of high school English-Langauge Arts and one section of a Humanities elective

  • Plan for differentiated, project-based, and student-centered learning

  • Create, collect, and analyze authentic student data to drive instruction

  • Assess student work and provide consistent feedback and communication with parents and guardians

  • Participate in school meetings, professional development, field trips, special activities

  • Be committed to student learning, personal growth, and embrace a growth mindset

  • Participate in an overnight off-site student experience


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in English or similar field

  • Demonstrated teaching skills and experience, but related experience also considered

  • Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills

  • Comfort with technology and social media including a 1:1 laptop program, Google applications, and an online course management system

  • Genuine excitement for and ability to work with high school students

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three current references to Matthew Cowan, Director of Education, at matthewcowan@wyeriverupperschool.org.

Substitute Teachers

Wye River Upper School seeks qualified substitute teachers in a variety of subject areas. Must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree and pass a criminal background check. Competitive hourly pay.
Send resume and cover letter to Matthew Cowan, Director of Education, at matthewcowan@wyeriverupperschool.org.

Wye River Upper School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, employment policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.