Norfolk Collegiate School is seeking an experienced educator who is innovative, enthusiastic, and compassionate for a full time Upper School French (with Latin I and Latin II) teaching position. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to provide a student centered positive learning environment, differentiate curriculum to meet the needs of all students, foster their intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills, as well as, be able to work effectively with colleagues and parents. This teacher shall also demonstrate a strong work ethic and a desire to be a lifelong learner.
The responsibilities of the Upper School French Teacher include but are not limited to the following:
Help students engage in acquiring the ability to speak, read, and write in French, Latin I, and Latin II, with a particular focus on oral proficiency in real-life contexts.
Practice French immersion in order to build students’ oral proficiency.
Create enthusiasm for language learning as well as French culture and history.
Work with the Upper School team to create integrated curriculum opportunities among art, music, French, and homerooms.
Assess, communicate, and demonstrate student learning privately to families and publicly to our community.
Participate and engage in professional activities and meetings at departmental, divisional, and school-wide levels.
Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in French is required
At least two years of high school teaching experience in the field of French is required
Successful completion of all teaching requirements as well as all course work required to obtain (or working towards) a teaching certification in Virginia
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, and learning assessment
Must demonstrate enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community
Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications, and list of professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1948, the Norfolk Collegiate School is a co-educational college preparatory K-12 school located in Norfolk, VA. The school’s two campuses are home to approximately 600 students. The strong sense of community, high expectation for student engagement, leadership, and honorable living are among the elements that make the school truly distinctive. NCS offers Advanced Placement and honors... programs in addition to its strong college preparatory curriculum all designed to engage active communications and experiential learning. It is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and School.