Middle School Language Arts Teacher

NativityMiguel School of Scranton ( invites applications for a rewarding teaching position in a unique, alternative middle school serving an underserved diverse student population.  NativityMiguel is an independent, Catholic middle school (grades 5-8) founded in 2014.  The school is characterized by an academically rigorous curriculum and an extended day, year round program.  The school empowers middle school students to reach their full potential as scholars,  leaders and role models in their families and communities.

The successful applicant must possess a Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate in English 7-12, Middle Level English 7-9, or English 4-8; with additional certification in Social Studies 7-12, Middle Level Social Studies 7-9, and/or Social Studies 4-8 desirable.  The successful candidate will be teaching sixth and seventh grade core courses of  English, and Social Studies.  Responsibilities would also include mentoring a seventh grade homeroom,  teaching in a departmental setting, routine supervision of students, periodic assessments and reporting, and attention to close collaboration and frequent instructional planning with teaching colleagues.  Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, have experience working with an underserved, diverse student population, are proficient in integrating technology with instruction, and are current with the latest research in academic achievement.

It is also important that the successful candidate is able to demonstrate knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of the Catholic Church and be committed to and actively support the mission of NativityMiguel School.  The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and passionate about teaching and demonstrate a genuine care for each student.  He/she will develop and teach a challenging curriculum, supportive of the Common Core.  The successful applicant must be committed to maintaining open communication with parents and work colleagues and help to maintain a supportive and encouraging team environment.

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of introduction, a resume and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least 3 professional references to:  NativityMiguel School of Scranton, ATTN: Principal at  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.