The Green Vale School is a co-educational, independent day school (PN-8) located on a beautiful 40-acre campus on the North Shore of Long Island. Approximately 25 miles from New York City, Green Vale has served families in surrounding suburban communities for nearly 100 years. While responsive to the best in current educational practices, Green Vale continues to believe in the value of a traditional liberal arts education. The School’s mission emphasizes academic excellence and keen attention is paid to the development of the whole child.
The Green Vale School has an opening for an Upper School English and Latin Teacher beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. Latin is offered to students of French and Spanish who meet the requirements to take on an additional course load. Our Latin 1 program spans 2 years at GVS (7th and 8th grade) and utilizes the Cambridge Latin Course, books 1 and 2. An advanced degree in Latin or Classics and three years of experience preferred.
Key responsibilities for this position include:
Teaching all aspects of literature, writing, vocabulary, and grammar to middle school students in grades 6-8;
Teaching utilizing the Cambridge Latin Course to 7th and 8th Grade
Amending and developing the curriculum as appropriate
Developing students to be critical writers and thinkers
A commitment to professional growth through collaboration with colleagues and attending workshops and conferences
Serving as an advisor and/or coach
Send resumes to Dr. Pam Velastegui: email@example.com
Undergraduate and Master’s Degrees (preferred) in the content area and/or education
Teaching experience in English, and Latin, preferably at the middle school level.
An enthusiasm for teaching middle school students and an understanding of the needs of adolescents as learners
The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students and parents about student learning and growth.
About The Green Vale School
In a vibrant program of academics, arts, athletics, and character education,
The Green Vale School inspires and challenges all students to be their best.
A Green Vale education instills confidence and competence, while promoting respect and
responsibility as cornerstones for a lifetime of learning and global citizenship.
Sincere consideration for each child fosters a love of learning and
teaches children to excel, to lead, and to care.