Lawrence Academy has an opening for a full-time Spanish teacher starting in August 2018. Candidates must have a strong background in Spanish with a preference towards a native speaker. Independent high school experience is a plus. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching upper level Spanish, be flexible, highly motivated, and resourceful. Lawrence Academy’s language department puts students at the center of the classroom experience. Engagement, energy, communication, and innovation are paramount to the curriculum. Candidates should be comfortable using technology in the classroom, and teaching both language and culture. This full-time position will be responsible for teaching four sections of Spanish and being fully involved in school life as articulated below.
Lawrence Academy is seeking candidates with a commitment to cultural competence which enables individuals to work and communicate across social and cultural differences. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Further, the Academy does not discriminate and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran or Uniformed Service status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
To apply for this position please email a single PDF with resume, cover letter, and list of references to Colin Igoe, Dean of Faculty, at email@example.com The subject line should read “Spanish Teacher.” No phone calls please.
About Lawrence Academy
Lawrence Academy, serving almost 400 students in Groton, Massachusetts, is a residential and day school, and faculty are fully involved in the curricular, co-curricular (primarily athletics), and extracurricular programs at the school. Interested candidates should expect to live in a dormitory, but on-campus (non-dorm) or off-campus housing might be an available alternative. All members of the faculty are part of our residential program and have regular weeknight duties and some weekend duties.