Job Title: Writing Center Director (part-time or full-time)
Department: Upper School
Reports to: Upper School Principal
Pay range: $25,000-$27,000 (Part-Time) or
$47,000-$57,000 (Full-Time) depending on experience
The Cambridge School is a flourishing Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade classical Christian school in the San Diego region. Teaching children to think and reason, The Cambridge School is equipping students to know, love, and practice that which is true, good, and beautiful and is preparing them to live purposefully and intelligently in service of God and neighbor. To learn more about The Cambridge School, visit us at www.cambridgeclassical.org.
- Do you love working with junior high and high school students and would love to be part of creating a vibrant Upper School culture where students and staff feel known and cared for?
- Would you find it fulfilling to collaborate with an incredible faculty, some of whom have advanced degrees and choose to teach younger students?
- Would you benefit from a community of faith and learning that exudes both academic rigor and spiritual depth?
- Are you eager to oversee and develop a Writing Center that helps students grow in their ability to communicate effectively?
If so, The Cambridge School has a position opening that may align with your interests.
- Bachelors Degree in a writing intensive field
- Experience as a writing tutor preferred
- Ability to integrate a Christian worldview into teaching and caring for students • Good communication skills
- Flexible with growth mindset
- Writing Center Director
o Establish protocols for students, parents and teachers to access writing tutors o Establish standard procedures and protocols for writing tutors
o Recruit writing tutors and keep records to send to the business office for payment o Act as lead writing tutor with office hours before and after school
- Writing Teacher Assistant
o Attend one section/week of 7th and 8th grade Lit/Comp classes to work with breakout writing groups
o Assist with senior thesis feedback and grading
o Flexibly join other classes to help with writing
- Summer Writing Seminar Teacher and Transfer Student Liason
o Run a 20 hour writing camp for transfer students in June; identify any weaknesses that need to be addressed and work with students through the summer
o Establish a writing assessment for each grade level from 7-9 that students must pass to enter that grade level with no extra tutoring required
o Run a 20 hour writing camp for existing students who received referral from their prior Lit/Comp teacher
- Summer class for incoming students on basic computer skills
- Debate Team Assistant
o Help Varsity Debate students formulate arguments and give feedback on practice debates
o Run logistics for debate tournaments including registration, flights and hotel rooms as needed
- Before school Study Hall monitor (3.75 hours/week)
- Lunch Monitor 2x/week
- Upper School administrative help
Successful candidates will agree wholeheartedly with our Mission and Statement of Faith and must enjoy and work well with adolescents. A deep sense of purpose in understanding history in a Christian context, and a proven ability for bringing curiosity to life in students who are eager to learn is a must. A Bachelor’s degree is required. If you could see yourself in an academically robust, collegial, collaborative, and mission-driven educational environment—one that teachers consider as a vocational destination rather than stepping stone—please send a letter of interest and your résumé or curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.