St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seeks to hire an innovative, energetic, nurturing and knowledgeable full-time Latin teacher with responsibilities to begin in August 2020. Preferred candidates will be enthusiastic and passionate about teaching introductory Latin to middle school students, in addition to being eager to work with a strong team of professionals in the broader Languages Department. Candidates are expected to have prior knowledge of or favorable attitudes toward technology integration and gamefication in the classroom, project-based learning, and social emotional learning. The ideal candidate will be a passionate and accomplished teacher of Latin with student-centered pedagogy, excellent interpersonal skills and strong organizational skills. Experience using the Cambridge Latin course, coaching Certamen or participating in the Junior Classical League is also preferred.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:
Experience using the Inductive or Reading method
Experience using Comprehensible Input/TPRS methods and an openness to using spoken Latin in the classroom
Constructive teamwork and collaborative work
Training and teaching experience at the middle school level
The ability to make the Latin language and Roman culture accessible to middle school students
Exceptional writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
Involvement in ongoing professional development
Deep knowledge of classical mythology, Roman culture and history, and Latin roots
Prior experience in cultivating an enthusiasm for the Classics in their students
In order to be considered for this position at St. Andrew’s, we ask that candidates submit a resume, and in lieu of a cover letter, applicants are asked to submit written responses to the 3 questions at the bottom of this page. Please submit your resume and written responses to the 3 questions to Michelle Roe, Director of Finance & Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About St. Andrew's Episcopal School
St. Andrew’s is a co-educational Episcopal K-12 day school, enrolling a diverse student body of approximately 950 students on two campuses in Austin, Texas. The school strives to help young people from diverse racial, religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to achieve their potential not only in intellectual understanding but also in aesthetic sensitivity, physical well-being, and moral decisiveness so that they may lead productive, responsible lives, not only for themselves but also for their community.
St. Andrew’s embraces the Episcopal identity of intentional pluralism as well as that of spiritual and religious growth integrated into the curriculum and life in the school community. Daily chapel is held in all grades. St. Andrew's employs individuals without regard to race, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability as protected by federal, state, or local law.
St. Andrew's is committed to providing equal opportunity in all personnel actions and in the administration of all policies and programs. St. Andrew's keeps resumes on file for future openings. Please send resumes in PDF or Word format to our Director of Finance & Human Resourc...es, Michelle Roe, at HR@sasaustin.org If you have any questions, please call (512)299-9806. For more information about St. Andrew’s School in Austin, please access our web site: www.sasaustin.org