Inspired Learning
Literacy Advancement Teacher

Mid-Pen seeks a full-time Literary Advancement Teacher to begin work as soon as possible.

The person in this position will be a member of our Learning Support Team, which includes the Learning Specialist, the Math Advancement teacher, and the Executive Functioning coach, and will support literacy and writing for our neurodiverse student population across our college-prep curriculum. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of teaching and support experience and will have significant skills in addressing the reading and writing needs of students with a variety of learning differences. 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating and working with the Learning Support Team in monitoring, addressing, and assisting a roster of students with learning differences.
  • Co-teaching the 9th-grade Transitions class with the rest of the Learning Support Team during the fall semester.
  • Teaching the English Fundamentals course using the Read 180 curriculum.
  • Proctoring Writing Lab workshops and providing individual support with assignments and content in subject-matter courses.
  • Providing professional development opportunities during faculty meetings, in collaboration with the Learning Support Team.

Skills, Mindset, and Background:

  • A willingness to embrace the Mid-Pen Mission Statement and core values and a strong desire to be a positive, active, and joyful presence in the daily life of the school is required.
  • A bachelor’s degree is required, and a master’s degree in a humanities-related field is preferred.
  • Graduate-level work, or a credential in addressing the needs of students with learning differences (ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive functioning, etc.), is strongly preferred. Candidates who are progressing towards a degree or credential are encouraged to apply.
  • Three years of teaching experience, preferably in a high school setting is strongly preferred.  Candidates who bring other, relevant experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience working with a variety of learners in a school setting is strongly preferred. Candidates who bring other, relevant experience working with a variety of learners are encouraged to apply.
  • Commitment to training for specialized instruction
  • A desire to partner with colleagues and families, flexibility, a commitment to issues of justice/equity/diversity/inclusion, and a sense of humor are required.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@mid-pen.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Mid-Peninsula High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Mid-Pen adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on race, color, creed, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, ethnicity or national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, any protected military or veteran status, physical disability, or any other category protected by applicable Federal, State, or Local law.