Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy (NFA) is the leading independent Catholic School for students ages three through eighth grade. Located in historic Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, NFA was founded in 1920 by the Sisters of St. Joseph and offers two exceptional educational options for children ages three through third grade: Montessori and Primary. The talented faculty at NFA offers a rigorous curriculum centered around our beautiful student mission statement focused on the following domains.

The Norwood-Fontbonne Student is one who… 

  • Enjoys Learning
  • Treasures Self, Others, and the Earth
  • Lives Gospel Values, and
  • Makes Reflective Choices as a Self-Directed Person

Middle School ELA Teacher - Future Vacancies 

NFA seeks applicants for potential Middle School ELA Positions for the 2024-2025 school year. The Middle School ELA Teacher must be passionate, skillful, and eager to invest his/her talents in our ELA program. They must establish a supportive and engaging environment for middle school students, work collaboratively with colleagues and parents, and have excellent communication skills. 


  • Develop lesson plans and prepare for the daily instruction program
  • Evaluate student progress and provide progress updates
  • Identify student needs in cooperation with other staff members
  • Enforces school rules and regulations
  • Maintain communication with parents, administrators, and other staff members to best serve the interests of students
  • Maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment
  • Perform other duties within the scope of employment and certification as assigned by the principal.


  • Undergraduate or Master Degree in Education
  • Certificate in Grades 4-8 (All subjects 4-6, English Language Arts and Reading 7-8) preferred


  • Undergraduate or Master Degree in Education
  • Teaching Certificate in Grades 4-8 (4-6, Mathematics 7-8) preferred