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Middle School English and History Teacher

St. Benedict's Episcopal School
Smyrna, Georgia
pay based on degree and years of experience. range is $43,000 - $68,000

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Pay is based on degree and years of experience

Middle School, Language Arts/Homeroom/History Teacher

FLSA Classification:            Exempt

Position Type:                      10-month Staff

Reports to:                             Academic Chair


St Benedict’s Middle School Program serves students in 5th – 8th grades.  The Language Arts/History Teacher is given the duty of leading the classroom in instructing students on such a level as to allow them to obtain proficiency in their subject levels at a grade appropriate level. Responsible for creating lesson plans, positive classroom management, instructs students on Language Arts and History, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program,carried through per school requirements.


  • Teach Language Arts and History daily to students in 6th Grade. Lead a homeroom. Engage with students in a positive, developing, way. Partner in planning scope and sequence for Language Arts and History curriculum for appropriate grade. Assure the well-being and safety of the children in his/her care. Follow all St. Benedict's policies and procedures and written work plans. Exhibits a genuine nurturing, caring attitude to all children.
  • Positive management of the learning environment
  • Monitoring and management of students’ behavior, including appropriate enforcement of student behavior rules
  • Maintain a cooperative attitude of working together with the other teachers, volunteers, parents, and program specialists in planning and implementing activities. Maintaining child progress in confidential classroom folders and communicating children’s progress with parents at parent-teacher conference time and regularly as required throughout the year. Development and implementation of written lesson plans.
  • Promoting student engagement in order to assess and encourage progress
  • Supporting and strengthening the learning capabilities of each student
  • Maintaining a healthy learning environment for the students in both the classroom as well as instruction
  • Following professional practices consistent with school policies in working with students, students’ records, parents and colleagues
  • Maintaining a professional demeanor in dealings with parents and students
  • Providing adequate information, plans and materials for substitute teachers
  • Contribute to maintaining accurate, complete and appropriate records and files
  • Attending and participating in faculty meetings and other assigned meetings, school activities, and professional development according to school policy
  • Assuming responsibility for supervision of students in out-of-class settings, such as field trips or recess
  • Showing support and high esteem for St. Benedict’s Episcopal School at all times
  • Complying with conditions as stated in employee contract and handbook
  • Modeling appropriate behavior in speech and actions
  • Be evaluated throughout the year through informal and formal classroom observation. Exercise discretion and independent judgment in performing their duties as teachers.
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred Three to five years teaching experience at the upper school level, preferably in an independent school setting. Strong knowledge in subject matter. Georgia Teaching Certification a plus.  Experience working with middle-aged students a plus. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must work well as part of a small team.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office or other similar programs;  Renweb experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time while instructing; excellent hearing abilities; physical ability to transport students from one area of a building/campus to another; physical ability to move into different learning spaces.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration.
  • Superior time management skills and the ability to consistently meet deadlines and be flexible












St. Benedict's Episcopal School is an independent school located in Smyrna, GA, just outside the perimeter of Atlanta, GA.  We serve approximately 650 students in grades Preschool through 8th.  St. Benedict's develops confident, curious, compassionate, independent thinkers, respectful of diversity and grounded in faith.  Our mission embraces the values of Episcopal education to inspire learning and nurture growth.  For more information about St. Benedict’s, please visit our website at


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2160 Cooper Lake Rd NW

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