Prep School English Teacher / Sailing Coach

Severn School
201 Water St.
Severna Park, MD 21146
United States

Degree Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule

Job Description

Severn School is searching for a full time Upper School English teacher/sailing coach to begin in August of 2023. The ideal candidate can teach a variety of Upper School English courses, will have a strong educational background with a degree in a related field, and will possess a steadfast commitment to the life of the school beyond the classroom.

Instruction at Severn starts with relationships and emphasizes the importance of understanding, connections, and teamwork in order to create a learning environment that promotes both achievement and inclusivity. The Severn faculty is a community of learners committed to ongoing professional development, reflection, collaboration, and collegiality, and a premium is placed on the development and employment of intentional teaching, learning, and assessment methods.

Severn believes that all aspects of a student’s experience, including but not limited to leadership training, service, clubs, the advisory program, athletics, and the arts, are necessary components of a Severn education. Faculty participation in these pursuits beyond the classroom reflects the collective commitment to living the school’s deep-rooted mission, which promises that students are known and valued. Severn’s faculty is a foundational component of our commitment to fostering a culture of belonging, and so candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Severn School has an active, competitive sailing team, with full varsity and JV programs, complete with 12 420's, 6 FJ's, and 3 coach boats. Our team sails both in local events, and works to compete at the national level.  The team sails at our own venue on the Magothy River in Severna Park, about 3 miles from campus. We sail competitively in the fall and spring seasons. The Coach will work with 2 other coaches and help develop new sailors, along with coaching top youth sailors in fleet racing and team racing.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three current references to Steve Soden, Upper School Head, at
Tom Sitzmann

United States

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