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Founded in 1926, Wooster School is a progressive co-educational 4-12 college preparatory day school with an enrollment of approximately 350 students, and a regional leader in student-centered education. The School is located in Danbury, Connecticut. By design and mission, it educates a student population diverse in academic ability, socioeconomic background, religious affinity, and race and ethnicity. Wooster is a member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.

While Wooster’s traditions of self-help and relationship-building have long been recognized as strengths, our more recent commitment to innovative approaches to teaching and learning are making us a leader in the independent school world. We are committed to a learner-centered environment for our students, and to exploring the full potential of competency-based and personalized teaching and learning.

Wooster School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we provide a work environment that welcomes diversity. In addition to a competitive salary, employees receive retirement, health insurance, tuition remission, short and long term disability and life insurance benefits.

All employees are subject to a criminal background check before any contractual offer is final.

Middle School Humanities Teacher - Part-time

Position Description

Wooster School seeks a part-time, ELA-focused humanities teacher for the middle school division. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree, teaching experience at the middle school level, and a capacity, flexibility, and desire to teach across grade levels (5-12). Candidates should be curious students of the art and science of teaching and learning. They should demonstrate a flexible, positive, can-do disposition, and should be interested in innovative English and history teaching. Knowledge of and experience with competency-based education and the Teachers College Reading and Writing Program is a significant plus; interest in and willingness to learn about them is a must.

Salary & Benefits

This is a part-time position. Salaries are competitive with local independent schools.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and statement of philosophy to:

Ms. Elizabeth Higgins, Humanities Coordinator
elizabeth.higgins@woosterschool.org

Substitute Teachers

Wooster School is looking for substitute teachers with teacher training and experience with students in grades 4th through 12th. Please send resumes and letter of interest to Mary Beth Brady at mary.beth.brady@woosterschool.org.

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