West Nottingham Academy is seeking a dynamic and experienced French teacher to start for the 2019-2020 academic year. We’re looking for a teacher who exhibits excellence both in and outside of the classroom. This individual must be interested in working collaboratively with students, faculty, and administration throughout the year.
West Nottingham Academy teachers enjoy an outstanding work environment, with medical/dental/vision plans as well as a 403b retirement plan. Additionally, this opportunity includes on-campus housing, with onsite meals in our dining hall (when classes are in session). We also provide substantial support for our teachers’ continuing education through our Cameron Fund.
Teach French I - IV and possibly AP French Language and Culture including all elements of instructional planning, implementation, and assessment.
Serve as advisor for a group of 4-6 students, providing guidance in academic, extracurricular, social, and personal areas and serve as the school’s key liaison to parents.
Dormitory duty one night per week and approximately weekend duty every 5 weekends with a duty team.
Lead or assist with an afternoon activity or sport in two of three seasons.
Attend all faculty meetings, department meetings, and other meetings as required.
Attend all school functions: Nottingham Open, Convocation, Banquets, Graduation, and other scheduled events.
Complete grades/comments, advisor letters, and other forms of academic communication in a timely, professional manner.
Promote the development of character, community, and curiosity in all dealings with students, including enforcing school rules
Teaching experience of at least 1 year is required
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; Teaching licensure is not required
Native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written French; strong background in French culture and literature
Fluency with French language pedagogy
Ability to demonstrate growth mindset, optimism, and belief that all students can learn
Ability to innovate and think creatively about education
Ability to use and adapt to a wide array of tools located in our Innovation Center to support and deepen student learning.
Ability to work as part of a team, a sense of humor, and humility
Additional Salary Information: campus housing and dining available
Internal Number: 2019-20-2
About West Nottingham Academy
About West Nottingham Academy
Established in 1744, West Nottingham Academy is the oldest boarding school in the United States. We are a 9-12 grade coeducational boarding and day school located in Maryland near the picturesque Chesapeake Bay, an hour’s drive from either Philadelphia or Baltimore. Our mission is to prepare students for the challenges of college and life through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a commitment to the intellectual, spiritual and social growth of each student. Last year, 120 students were enrolled, including 37% from overseas.
1079 Firetower Road - Colora, Maryland 21917- Telephone: 410-658-5556 - Fax: 410-658-6790
1079 Firetower Road - Colora, Maryland 21917- Telephone: 410-658-5556 - www.wna.org