Hackley School seeks a Middle and Upper School Teacher of French for September 2018. The preferred candidate has a strong background in the target language (BA in French; graduate degree preferred) and independent school teaching experience. Hackley School Modern Languages Department offers French in grades 6-12, ranging through beginning French to Post-AP. The ideal candidate must have experience teaching French at the middle and/or upper school levels. Other responsibilities include being an academic advisor to middle or upper school students and contributing to the extracurricular life of Hackley’s Middle and/or Upper School.
Seeking a qualified French specialist, comfortable conducting classes in the target language and contributing to a curriculum with a communicative approach.
Flexible and happy to teach both Middle and Upper School
Committed to learning and teaching in a collaborative, dynamic environment.
Comfortable using educational technology and integrating it into curriculum and spe.
Eager collaborator in a group of 3 French teachers, and a department of 11 specialist linguists.
Sense of humor.
Willing to travel & chaperone trips abroad. Please include mention of any previous chaperoning experience.
Values personal growth and professional development
Hackley School actively seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty and develop an inclusive community. Candidates of all backgrounds encouraged to apply.
Please include mention of any degree of skill in Spanish or Chinese. Competency in Spanish or Chinese is not required but welcome.
Located on a 285-acre woodland campus in Tarrytown, NY, Hackley School is a K-12 coeducational day and five-day boarding school. Visitors are drawn to the beauty of Hackley’s historic Quad, yet the School’s facilities – library , Upper School classrooms, athletics fields and cross country trails opened within the last year, and recently added Lower School, Middle School and Science facilities on a... gracefully designed campus – rival those of nationally known boarding schools.
For 113 years, Hackley has welcomed all with the words carved over the entry: “Enter here to be and find a friend.” The warmth of Hackley’s community enables both challenge and nurture, giving students the means to set and attain high personal goals. Supporting student achievement in rigorous academics, arts, athletics, and community service, Hackley honors commitment and strength of character, with a mission statement that underscores the importance of these values: “Hackley challenges students to grow in character, scholarship, and accomplishment, to offer unreserved effort, and to learn from our community’s varying perspectives and backgrounds.”
By committing energy, time, and imagination to serving the needs of people beyond Hackley, students experience the satisfaction of helping others and gain appreciation for the complexity and concerns of the larger community. A Hackley education prepares students to think and act with care and effectiveness both in college and beyond. Hackley is also a member of Round Square. For more information on Round Square at Hackley visit www.hackleyschool.org/roundsquare