The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine, a K-8 institution located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, seeks a Middle School Latin teacher. The Latin teacher reports directly to the Head of the Upper School (grades 5-8).
Teaches two cohorts per grade of Middle School Latin
Contributes to 6th Grade grammar and composition instruction
Serves as an advisor for a small group of students with responsibilities including: advocating for students, communicating with parents about advisees’ progress, guiding advisees through daily school life
Attends regular guidance meetings with student support teams to discuss student concerns
Collaborates with the other subject teachers and the Learning Specialist to coordinate a clear scope and sequence from grade to grade in terms of both subject matter and skill development.
Collaborates with the Learning Specialist and School Psychologist when appropriate to ensure students are being fully supported and challenged
Leads parent/teacher conferences twice yearly
Writes comments twice yearly for students
Is proactive and consistent in parent communication
Attends Wednesday afternoon meetings
Periodically monitors lunch and recess, as well as bus or porch
Accompanies Upper School on overnight trip in the fall
Plays an essential role in the 8th Grade exmissions process, writing letters of recommendation and supporting standardized test prep as needed
Is available for other school events and activities as needed
Participates generously in the life of the Upper School (grades 5-8)
Please forward a resume and cover letter to Dr. Worokya Duncan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Cathedral School admits students and hires faculty and staff of any race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and national or ethnic origin. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, financial aid, and athletic or school-administeredprograms.
About The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine
The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine is an independent, Episcopal, K-8 day school for girls and boys of all faiths. The School is committed to a rigorous academic program that integrates the arts, athletics, and leadership development. Located on New York City’s Upper West Side on the 13-acre Close of the Cathedral, the School offers a unique setting for the celebration of the many traditions shared by its families. The School prides itself in being a diverse community in partnership with families who take an active role in their children’s intellectual, ethical, social, and emotional growth. The Cathedral School offers a stimulating environment in which each child can become an articulate, confident, and responsible citizen of the world. Continuing a century-old relationship, the School draws upon the Cathedral’s vast resources and provides its children’s choir.