English Instructor at LSMSA
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA)
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts is the preeminent state-supported residential high school with competitive admissions for Louisiana's high-achieving, highly-motivated sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Ranked by Niche in 2016 as the nation's top-ranked high school faculty, all full-time faculty hold advanced degrees in the subject area in which they teach, 70 percent hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree (e.g. MFA). Half the faculty has at least 10 years of teaching experience at LSMSA; eight faculty members have served more than 20years. LSMSA faculty meet accreditation standards set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for undergraduate college faculty.
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts invites applications for a full-time teaching position in the English department, beginning in August 2017. The position includes all benefits of state employment. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in English (A.B.D. considered), and an interest in working with bright your people. Duties include teaching composition, with a secondary area of specialization open. A background in British Literature is especially desirable. Faculty teach a five-class load (MWF and/or T/TR) with a maximum class size of 15.
Other duties include academic advising, sponsoring, chaperoning, or assisting in extra-curricular and student social activities outside the normal school day.
The qualified candidate must