FX has ordered English Teacher, a comedy created by and starring Brian Jordan Alvarez, which follows a high school teacher in Austin who’s trying to balance the competing demands of the students and their parents in a world where the rules seem to change every day. Paul Simms, veteran of FX’s Atlanta and What We Do in the Shadows, will serve as an executive producer.

“Brian is an incredibly talented writer, actor and creator who has fully delivered on his vision for English Teacher,” said Nick Grad, President FX Entertainment. “Together with a creative team featuring Paul Simms and Jonathan Krisel, along with this brilliant cast, they have created a hilarious, original comedy that is fresh, engaging and fun.”

Alvarez leads a cast featuring, Stephanie Koenig (Lessons in ChemistryThe Offer), Enrico Colantoni (Just Shoot MeVeronica MarsStation Eleven) and Sean Patton (MaronYes, and…).

English Teacher is executive produced by Alvarez (The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo, Will & Grace), Paul Simms (What We Do in the ShadowsAtlantaGirlsFlight of the Conchords), Jonathan Krisel (BasketsPortlandia) and Dave King (Parks and RecreationThe Good Place). English Teacher is produced by FX Productions.