Tandem Friends School, a co-ed, Quaker, 5th-12th grade independent day school in Charlottesville, Virginia, seeks experienced, full-time World Language Teachers to begin teaching in the 2019-20 school year. At Tandem Friends School, all fifth and sixth graders take both Spanish and Latin; older students choose from Latin, French, or Spanish.
Tandem Friends seeks teachers who bring diverse skills and knowledge, a willingness to learn new things, and an appreciation for collaboration with students. At TFS, all teachers are active community members who share in the general support and care of the school community, serve as student advisors, and participate in community service and overnight trips among other activities.
Tandem Friends School aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community. The school welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com.
Ideal candidates will have:
3-5 years of teaching experience and a relevant advanced degree
Experience teaching two or more of the following languages: Spanish, French and Latin
a facility with a wide range of world language pedagogies and instructional strategies
the ability to effectively differentiate within the World Language classroom; facility with instructing a wide range of language proficiencies
a strong understanding of the developmental needs of both middle and high school students
experience with student-centered teaching and learning practices
a collaborative, inclusive approach to all aspects of school life