Germantown Friends School is seeking a full-time Classics instructor to teach Latin and Ancient Greek across middle and upper school divisions. There is a long tradition of excellence in Classics learning at GFS, with introductory study in Latin and Greek beginning in 7th grade and going as high as Level 5 in both languages.
The ideal candidate:
has a strong background in Classics and in instructing students in language learning across 7-12 grade levels
can be a creative, thoughtful collaborator with Classics colleagues in the continual search for innovative ways to educate the whole child
is a fluent user of instructional technology
is able to convey the social, economic, and cultural diversity of the ancient world
has an ability to differentiate instruction and cultivate student growth
will work to create and fully support exciting multicultural classrooms
has a master’s degree and lead teaching experience
Manage a full teaching load, including teaching January Term
Advise a group of 8-10 students
Participate in the life of the school, including required meetings and duties
Support the school mission and strategic initiatives
Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply. For more information about the school, please visit our website at www.germantownfriends.org.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references.
About Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school, serving early childhood through 12th grade. Located in northwest Philadelphia, the school is home to a vibrant intellectual community, located in a historic neighborhood, serving a diverse school community, with a robust educational program that is grounded in Quaker principles. For more information about the school, visit www.germantownfriends.org