The Lawrenceville School Teaching Fellow/U Penn Boarding School Teaching Residency Master’s in Teaching Program for 2020-2022 (English, History, Math and Science)
$23,500 - $25,500 yearly
The Lawrenceville School Lawrenceville, Lawrence Township, NJ, USA
Dec 02, 2019Full time
The Lawrenceville School Teaching Fellows are enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania’s Boarding School Teacher Residency program (part of UPENN's Graduate School of Education) in which they work toward a Masters in Teaching. Teaching Fellows teach in an academic department, live on campus, and fully participate in the residential and co-curricular life of the School. The Lawrenceville School pays approximately 80% of fellows' graduate school tuition and fees and provides a salary, room and board for all fellows. We are now accepting applications for our teaching fellowship program for 2020-2022 in: English (background in American literature preferred) History (background in world or US history) Mathematics (background in Computer Science and/or Statistics encouraged) Science (background in either biology or chemistry/physics). The goal of this two-year program is to identify aspiring or early career educators (typically recent college graduates) with an interest in the boarding school context. Over a two-year period, the Lawrenceville School provides them with the training, skills, and experience they need to succeed as educators, as well as extensive mentoring and support. Fellows teach in an academic department, live on campus, and fully participate in the residential and co-curricular life of the School. At the same time, teaching fellows are enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania’s Boarding School Teacher Residency program, in which they work toward a Masters in Teaching. Typical responsibilities include the following: Teach two sections in the first term of the first year (one preparation), and three sections (typically two preparations) for the remainder of the first year; teach three to four sections during the second year (typically two preparations per term). Provide supervisory duty one (1) night a week in dormitory as part of a duty team Coach or provide support for two (2) significant co-curricular programs per year (2 out of 3 trimesters) Advise a group of six (6) to eight (8) students during second year. Chaperone a weekend activity (dance, coffee house, etc.) at least once per term. Successfully follow all requirements from the Penn Residency Master’s and Teaching program Live on campus with fellows cohort and participate in the residential life of the School. The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications: a demonstrated interest in teaching and/or working with young people a significant co-curricular commitment or interest (e.g., athletics,debate, or community service) strong organizational skills, excellent time management, strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills a BA or BS in the target (or closely related) field a passion for their discipline When completing the application, please submit the following to Lawrenceville’s employment portal. We will not review incomplete applications. Resume Cover letter College transcript (can be unofficial) Three letters of recommendation (two must be academic references, and one should be a work-related reference) The Lawrenceville School is a diverse and inclusive community and makes all employment decisions without regard for an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, sex, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability (including AIDS and HIV related illness), genetic information, refusal to provide genetic information, refusal to submit to genetic testing, ancestry, familial status, marital status, domestic partnership status, civil union status, atypical cellular or blood trait, military service, application for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Lawrenceville School will also provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable law. The Lawrenceville School conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background check. Eligible employees receive a competitive benefit package that includes health insurance coverage, paid leave and retirement plan options and many other valuable programs.