Westminster School, a preK-8 independent school in Fairfax County, VA (est. 1962) seeks an experienced, enthusiastic middle-school / high-school language teacher to help deliver our advanced 7th/8th grade curriculum. The position calls for teaching 7th/8th grade Latin (high-school Latin I), and 8th grade French (second half of French II). Additional academic help and general supervisory duties are included in the weekly schedule.
Small classes, high academic and behavioral standards, and emphasis on students’ academic success and character development call for close attention to individual students and coordination with a team of subject specialists. Candidate must be knowledgeable, successful in classroom management, well organized, energetic, flexible, and open to constructive feedback. Work within a supportive, middle-school team environment, where colleagues and lead teacher provide daily guidance and resources. The independent school environment calls for frequent teacher/parent communication as well as support of extracurricular school activities and overall program goals. Beautiful facility, traditional school environment, very supportive community. Competitive salary and benefits.
Fluency in French / Latin
Relevant BA or MA degree
2 years' classroom experience
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits, including 401k