The Madeira School seeks a part-time Spanish/French Teacher to join its faculty. The successful candidate will support and achieve the School’s mission and vision by effectively facilitating learning in student-centered college preparatory classrooms. Responsibilities:
Manage a three-quarter load: 13-14 blocks of teaching; 2-3 blocks of collaboration and on-campus professional development
Plan and prepare innovative and rigorous instructional content
Have the content knowledge and personal flexibility to teach well a range of students in a range of classes, up through the Advanced Placement level
Work collaboratively with a team of faculty, colleagues, administrators and parents
Maintain accurate student records such as grades and comments and communicate such data in accordance with the Academic Calendar and School expectations
Perform all duties associated with advising, which includes participation in first-year advisor orientation program and serving as a student advisor in subsequent years
Know how girls learn and use this knowledge to guide instructional and curricular decisions; apply principles of mind, brain and education science when teaching, developing curriculum, and assessing student learning
Support and act in accordance with the school’s mission and values
Work to support the residential program (may include periodic night and/or weekend duty)
Teaching experience required; high school level preferred
Demonstrated growth mindset, optimism and believe that all students can learn required
Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration, analytical, and organizational skills
Ability to innovate and think creatively about education
Ability to make contribution to the School outside one’s academic department, including to activities program, residential program, and interdisciplinary offerings
Reflective, committed to ongoing professional development, and open to feedback
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a high-performing team with exceptional initiative and judgment
Ability to use and adapt to a wide array of technology as tools to support and deepen student learning and understanding
Knowledge of how girls learn; ability to apply principles of mind, brain and education science
Appreciation of and commitment to boarding and single sex education, diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population
Founded in 1906, The Madeira School is one of the nations’ top secondary schools for girls. Located just outside Washington DC, Madeira enrolls approximately 315 boarding and daygirls in grades 9-12. The school has a long tradition of rigorous academics and one of the country’s oldest Experiential Learning programs, currently known as Co-Curriculum.
As an all-girls college preparatory boarding ...and day school, The Madeira School is dedicated to providing girls with a top-notch education and the skills to lead lives of their own making. At Madeira, you will find an extraordinary faculty that engage and challenge the minds of our students.
Lucy Madeira founded her school with the belief that it is our duty and privilege to help young women to understand their changing world and to have the confidence to live lives of their own making, their own passions, their own dreams.
Launching women who change the world.
Leading innovation in girls’ education.
Our Strategic Goals:
Make Madeira the 21st century leader in girls’ education.
Bring the world to Madeira and Madeira to the world?
Advance our inclusive culture that flourishes in diversity.
Protect and enhance Madeira’s environment and facilities.
Assure Madeira’s financial sustainability.