7th Grade ELA Teacher

AOS 93 - Damariscotta | Damariscotta, ME

Posted Date 6/11/2024

Position Overview:
We are seeking a passionate and dedicated 7th Grade ELA Teacher to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in English Language Arts, a commitment to student success, and the ability to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment. The 7th Grade ELA Teacher will be responsible for delivering high-quality instruction, assessing student progress, and fostering a love for reading and writing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement engaging lesson plans aligned with Maine standards.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages student participation and engagement.
  • Utilize a variety of instructional strategies to meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Assess and monitor student progress through formative and summative assessments.
  • Provide feedback and support to students to help them improve their reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and administrators to support student learning and development.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to stay current with best practices in ELA instruction.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student performance and attendance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Education, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Valid Maine teaching certification in English Language Arts (7-12) or eligibility for certification.
  • Proven experience teaching English Language Arts at the middle school level.
  • Strong knowledge of ELA curriculum, Maine standards, and best instructional practices.
  • Excellent classroom management skills and the ability to create a positive learning environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional growth and development.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, parents, and administrators.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive health insurance plans.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.


  • Competitive salary and benefits.

  • Professional development opportunities.

  • Vibrant and supportive work environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Great Salt Bay School is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Send application, cover letter, and references to Great Salt Bay School, 559 Main Street, Damariscotta ME 04543 


Job Type
Teacher - Middle School Level
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