English-Writing Teacher for Summer 2022

Mission: REACH Prep provides access to transformative educational experiences that empower underserved, high-achieving students to graduate from top colleges and emerge as the next generation of leaders.

 

Organization: For 28 years, REACH Prep has helped motivated and talented Black and Latinx students from underserved communities in Fairfield and Westchester counties and the Bronx gain admission to and thrive in rigorous independent schools. Upon admission to REACH Prep at the end of fourth grade, students benefit from a 12-year educational continuum, including comprehensive academic preparation and enrichment, leadership training, and supplementary individual and family guidance that prepares them to succeed at and graduate from competitive colleges. REACH Prep’s model of access to high-quality education along with sustained, extensive, and long-term support achieves college success rates that defy trends and national statistics.

REACH Prep is currently seeking an experienced independent school educator to teach English to rising fifth and sixth graders at its Summer Prep Academy Program located at Greenwich Country Day School.

          Prep Academy Summer Dates: June 27– August 4, 2022

          Additional Saturday Dates:  May 21, June 4 and June 25, 2022

 

Responsibilities:

The English teacher will teach two 45-minute sections of rising fifth graders Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Each section will have approximately 10-12 students.  Assessment of students’ progress will be required mid-session and at the end of the six-week summer program.

REACH Prep’s curriculum seeks to improve students’ critical reading skills, writing, and grammar and to build a strong foundation for the rigorous academic environment of independent schools for our students. With approval, there is an opportunity to make modifications to the curriculum.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three-years of teaching experience required.
  • Independent school teaching experience preferred.
  • Compensation dependent on experience.

 

To apply:  Please send a one-page resume and one-page cover letter by email only to bpacey@reachprep.org – subject line “Summer Prep Academy English Position.” Review of applications will begin immediately.

No phone calls, please. REACH Prep can respond only to those candidates who will receive an interview. Thank you.

REACH Prep is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.