High School English Teacher Job Description

high school english teacher job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

High School English Teacher Job Description

A high school English teacher teaches high school English courses.

High school English teachers teach English courses in junior and senior high schools as well as college and adult education.

They teach both literature and composition, and they often develop and teach their own courses.

High school English teachers generally teach in classrooms, labs, auditoriums, or other settings appropriate for their subjects.

They might teach part-time, or they might teach full-time.

They generally work 9:00 a.


to 3:00 p.


, although they might adjust their schedules to meet student needs.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a High School English Teacher to join our team! We’re a close-knit group of educators who are passionate about helping our students succeed. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and we’re looking for someone who shares our commitment to excellence. If you’re interested in joining us, please send your resume and a cover letter to info@school.com.

High School English Teacher Duties:

  • Actively engage students in high level discussions and self-directed learning activities
  • Recognize and acknowledge students’ thinking and learning patterns
  • Provide high-level instruction, guidance, and feedback to students
  • Provide a nurturing and structured environment for students
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Assist students with homework, assignments, projects, and study skills

High School English Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively to develop and implement curricula; create lesson plans and assessments; administer tests; grade assignments; and promote school initiatives
  • Create, implement, and maintain a safe and orderly learning environment to maximize student achievement
  • Maintain accurate, thorough, and diversified records of student progress, including attendance, grades, behavior, and discipline
  • Evaluate student progress, monitor student behavior, and intervene when necessary
  • Educate students about school policies
  • Prepare and present professional in-services to colleagues
  • Maintain relevant and accurate records, including student attendance records, grades, test scores, and disciplinary record
  • Determine and implement educational goals
  • Advise students on academic and college preparatory matters and support college planning initiatives
  • Provide guidance, counsel, and referral to students and parents
  • Manage administrative functions, including data entry,

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, American Literature, or TEFL
  • Highly experienced teaching English to teenagers
  • Experience teaching middle/high school, and/or college
  • Knowledge of current trends in teaching methods and curriculum
  • Knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, and

At [Company Name], we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in building a diverse and inclusive team, and we encourage applications from all walks of life. No matter your race, religion, national origin, gender, or age, we welcome you to apply.

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