Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, New Jersey is an all boys independent Sacred Heart school for grades K-8. We are currently seeking a full time middle school Spanish teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a fifth and sixth grade teaching position.
Rooted in the more than 200-year tradition of the Society of the Sacred Heart, the mission of Princeton Academy is to develop young men with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on their beliefs. Princeton Academy has established itself as an outstanding school for boys that educates the whole child: intellectual, spiritual, moral, social, emotional, and physical. Princeton Academy seeks candidates who believe in the mission of the school.
Our Spanish program presents an integrated skills approach to Spanish. Listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills are developed. The primary objective of the program is to offer students an opportunity to acquire communication skills while developing an awareness and appreciation of Hispanic culture. The proficiency-oriented program provides continuous comprehensible input and engaging, personalized lessons to make everything student-centered. The program covers both vocabulary and grammar in the context of culture.
Interested candidates are asked to submit:
A letter of interest
A current resume
A statement of educational philosophy
Letter(s) of reference
Please submit materials electronically via email attachment to Head of Middle School Kathleen Humora at email@example.com. Princeton Academy will acknowledge receipt and contact you.
Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Interested candidates should have three or more years teaching experience in middle school Spanish. This position requires collaboration with a middle school teaching team, homeroom teacher duties, experience in technology, ability to carry out Spanish curriculum development, and collaboration on our one school Spanish team. A strong belief in the mission and vision of Princeton Academy, the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria and Princeton Academy’s Learning Principles for Boys are essential. Coaching experience is preferred as is a willingness to assume additional opportunities for leadership and engagement based upon upon the candidate’s interests and skills.
Additional Salary Information: Experience and degree based salary scale
About Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart
Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, an independent all-boys Catholic school serving grades K-8, is committed to academic excellence within the context of a faith-based community.
Our mission is to develop young men with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on their beliefs. We stress the total development of each child: spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical.
Our philosophy is rooted in the 200-year tradition of the Society of the Sacred Heart, which educates children to become leaders of a just society by adhering to the following five goals:
I. A personal and active faith in God.
II. A deep respect for intellectual values.
III. A social awareness that impels to action.
IV. The building of community as a Christian value.
V. Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.