The Academy School, an independent school with an advanced academic curriculum, seeks an experienced teacher of Latin in grades 6-8 for a part-time position beginning August 2017.
The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Latin or Classics, and will have a proven record of working successfully with middle-school students. The Academy offers a middle-school Latin curriculum based in close study of the grammar and syntax of Classical Latin, and of Roman history and culture. Candidates should demonstrate mastery of these areas, and of engaging pedagogical approaches to them. A willingness to challenge students and a desire to work in collaboration with other faculty are also essential qualities for this position.
Salary commensurate with experience. The Academy School is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Buzz Heinrich, Head of School (email@example.com).
Since our founding in 1969, The Academy has remained steadfast in our commitment to providing a rich and rigorous education for our students and to creating a warm and nurturing environment in which they can explore their passions and expand their intellectual horizons. The Academy’s mission is to develop thoughtful, ambitious, and deep learners. We honor our students’ individuality while cultivat...ing their sense of integrity, their respect for others, and their commitment to service in a global society. We are proud to be an academic community in which every member--faculty, staff, student, and family--feels galvanized to explore, create, and investigate: to take intellectual risks and to trust that they will be supported in that risk-taking. Our 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio, our expert teachers, and our atmosphere of high expectations confirm our commitment to deep and meaningful learning for each student.