The master teacher should bring energy and passion for teaching Latin to the World Language department. Other responsibilities and necessary competencies include the following:
Demonstrating a passion for the Latin language and culture
Exhibiting excellent teaching skills that demonstrate best practice according to ACTFL
Teaching 5 classes; willingness to teach all levels in Middle and Upper School
Understanding the development of middle and upper school students and displaying a passion for working with these age groups
Connecting with students, challenging them, and shifting pedagogical practice to meet the needs of diverse learners
Working with grade-level colleagues to plan and coordinate learning goals for each class
Interacting effectively with parents and colleagues
Developing and teaching new electives, as needed
Participating in other aspects of the School community (i.e. athletics, committees)
Bachelor’s degree in Classics or Latin or Foreign Language Education (with Latin as a primary language of study); MA or MEd highly desirable; previous teaching experience in an independent school setting preferred; international trip planning desired.
Ravenscroft School is an independent coeducational day school offering a broad curriculum in the liberal arts with numerous advanced classes and an emphasis on best-practices teaching methods at every level. Founded in 1862, the school enrolls 1160 students in grades pre-K through twelve who demonstrate high standards of conduct as well as the capability of achieving success in a rigorous academic... program.
Ravenscroft School Mission Statement: "The Ravenscroft community, guided by our legacy of excellence, nurtures individual potential and prepares students to thrive in a complex and interdependent world."