Georgetown Preparatory School, the nation's oldest Jesuit high school, is currently seeking a full-time French teacher for the 2019-20 academic year. Applicants must be fluent in French, must be capable of managing 3-4 different preparations daily, and must demonstrate experience with all levels, including AP French Language and Culture. A Bachelor’s Degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred OR a combination of an unrelated bachelor's degree and appropriate professional experience. This position requires the applicant to be enthusiastic, passionate, flexible, and willing to teach as a member of a team, in conjunction with the other Modern Language department members. The ideal applicant will also have experience with and appreciation for the Jesuit model of education, and the desire to train and care for the whole student in accordance with the Jesuit philosophy of cura personalis.
Successful candidates may also be eligible to apply for a role working with the boarding community in the dormitories. Faculty who work as dorm parents are provided housing accommodations and additional benefits.
Georgetown Prep requires a commitment to the mission and values of the school, as well as the willingness to contribute to our co-curricular program.
All interested candidates should submit the following to Mrs. Denise Hitt, Assistant to the Headmaster (email@example.com) the following:
A letter of interest
A response to the following: Describe your philosophy of education and explain how you hope to put it into practice as a member of the Georgetown Prep faculty. (Maximum Response: 1000 words)
About Georgetown Preparatory School
Founded in 1789, Georgetown Preparatory is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school. Prep’s commitment to the 450 year-old Ignatian paradigm of a rigorous liberal arts curriculum emphasizes reflection, discernment, scholarly and programmatic excellence and personal responsibility. The curriculum exposes students to a breadth of knowledge and calls for critical evaluation and self-examination. Students are taught in small classes where they participate in active discussion with teachers and an atmosphere of genuine concern for the personal growth of the individual is fostered.