The Bishop’s School seeks a full-time Latin teacher beginning in August 2019. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach a range of courses in the Latin curriculum, and will also have the ability to teach another world language, or courses in other departments.
The goals of the classical languages program are to develop in students the ability to read and appreciate significant works of Greek and Latin prose and poetry in the original languages. The department seeks candidates who are excited to teach in a student-centered, discussion-based setting, and should have experience and interest in teaching methods ranging from communicative and humanistic to analytical and philological. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students.
A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in classical studies or a related field is required and an M.A. is preferred; a minimum of three years teaching experience is expected, preferably in an independent school.
An unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff and administrators
Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills
Ability to function and collaborate effectively as part of a team
Irrespective of own religious orientation, ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition
To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bishop's School and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. For more information about The Bishop’s School, please visit www.bishops.com.
Additional Salary Information: The Bishop’s School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package.
About The Bishop's School
Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, California, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student/teacher ratio average of 9 to 1, Bishop’s is widely known for academic, artistic and athletic excellence while celebrating and honoring diversity and inclusion. Bishop’s draws from over 65 zip codes and 75 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and surrounding areas. Self-declared students of color make up approximately 48 percent of the student population and $3.5 million is awarded annually in financial aid. The Bishop’s School offers a competitive compensation package, including benefits, and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about The Bishop’s School, please visit www.bishops.com.