English/Literature

Westwood Schools is seeking teachers for the 2022-2023 school year in the field of English/Literature.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Keith Croft at [email protected]  by July 1, 2022.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish clear expectations for classroom rules, routines, and procedures and enforce them consistently and appropriately
  • Promote a warm, inviting and supportive classroom environment that is safe and conducive to learning
  • Maintain appropriate student behavior in the classroom
  • Demonstrate an accurate, deep, and current knowledge of subject matter
  • Plan for instruction to meet the needs of all students while engaging students and maintaining high levels of interest
  • Build upon students’ existing knowledge and skills
  • Effectively use appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning
  • Communicate and present material clearly, and check for understanding
  • Develop higher-order thinking through questioning and problem-solving activities
  • Differentiate instruction to meet individual developmental needs
  • Provide remediation, enrichment, and acceleration to enhance student comprehension
  • Provide constructive and frequent feedback to students on their progress toward their learning goals
  • Respond to disruptions in a timely, appropriate manner
  • Provide transitions that minimize loss of instructional time
  • Provide academic rigor, encourage critical and creative thinking and motivate students to achieve goals
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and behavior (e.g., appearance, punctuality and attendance)
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents or guardians, school personnel, and other stakeholders in ways that enhance student learning
  • Engage in activities outside the classroom intended for school and student enhancement
  • Accept constructive criticism and advice for improving performance
  • Adhere to the established chain of command
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned by the headmaster

 

Head Baseball Coach

Westwood Schools is seeking a self-motivated, success driven individual to enhance our program and campus as the head baseball coach.

Under the direction of the Athletic Director, the coach will oversee all activities of the baseball program, including game/practice planning and scheduling, management of uniforms, practice equipment, and other pertinent issues related to the program.

This leader should stress strong fundamentals, excellent teamwork, and demand high quality sportsmanship from all student-athletes. As well, the coach will develop competitive players through weight training, off-season and summer workouts, as well as athletic enhancement through competition.

Other important duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • A willingness to teach classes and coach in addition to coaching duties.
  • Attend coaching clinics as feasible.
  • Maintain safe, orderly and clean facilities.
  • Promote student athletes and sportsmanship within all programs
  • Promote the school vision and mission.
  • Staying current on the various rules and regulations with GISA.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Headmaster.

Qualifications desired:

  • Experience in teaching, coaching, supervision and/or administration. Applicants should possess strong leadership and management skills along with valuable interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Candidates should be able to manage relationships with faculty, students, coaches, school administrators and the public.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]