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Language Arts Teacher

Company/organization: The Summit Preparatory School
Contact: Dr. Katie Heet
Phone: 417-869-8077
Website: http://www.thesummitprep.org/employment/

The Summit Preparatory School of Southwest Missouri is seeking Middle/High School educators for a potential position in the following area for the 2019-2020 academic year:

Language Arts

The Summit, located in, Springfield, Mo, is a fully accredited, independent, non-profit, co-educational day school meeting the learning needs of 160 students with a growing student population, Early Learners through High School.  The Summit is characterized by its progressive, student-centered philosophy, academically challenging curriculum, personalized, “deeper learning” approach, motivated students, small class sizes, and talented, dedicated faculty.

The Summit offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits in a collaborative and engaging teaching community. This position consists of an initial one-year contract with the possibility to renew annually.  Reporting date, August 1, 2019.

Candidate Profile:


  • Student-centered, progressive approach to learning
  • Proficient in integrated, inquiry, and project based learning
  • Adept at technology integration
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experienced at curriculum development
  • Skilled in collegial collaboration
  • Energetic, creative, and flexible



  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field (Master’s preferred)
  • Teacher certification desired but not required (quality candidates with prior, non-current certification will be considered)
  • Minimum 2 years+  classroom experience in academic field preferred (quality candidates with limited experience will be considered)

Interested candidates should send a current résumé and letter of interest to Katie Heet, Head of School, at kheet@thesummitprep.org.  Application is open until position is filled. The Summit reserves the right to close the application process at any time.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Summit Preparatory School does not discriminate in the employment of personnel because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or handicapped status in violation of existing state or federal law or regulations.

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