The Masters School Modern and Classical Languages Department seeks a passionate, energetic and experienced teacher of Latin for a full-time position in the Upper School. The teacher will play an active role in the life of the Upper School and be a full member of a strong department that bridges two divisions.
In addition, The Masters School seeks employees committed to the work of advancing equity and social justice in the school community and beyond. A community of diverse individuals, we celebrate both our differences and our similarities, and we embrace a broad definition of diversity that includes but is not limited to age, race, ethnicity, gender, ability, religion, sexual identity, and socioeconomic status. Masters seeks diverse candidates to serve our student body, and we expect all employees to engage in the work of inclusion as a critically important aspect of working in our school setting.
Teach all levels of US Latin, regular track and/or accelerated (4 or 5 sections, depending on enrollment)
Successfully engage and develop student interest and enthusiasm for the subject matter
Serve as an advisor for 6-8 students
Attend morning meetings and other assemblies, full-faculty meetings, Modern and Classical Languages Department meetings, and Latin Program meetings
Participate in the life of the Upper School by attending occasional student presentations, performances, sporting events, and culminating events
Perform other non-teaching duties, such as advising clubs, proctoring study halls, coaching sports, etc.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a letter of interest explaining why you would succeed in this position, resume, 3 references via email to email@example.com (Adobe® PDF format preferred) and include “Upper School Latin Teacher” in the subject line.
A bachelor’s degree in Classics, Masters preferred
Experience with Ancient Greek preferred
At least five years teaching experience in the field, preferably in independent schools
Understanding of, and desire to work with, high-school aged students
Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, student-centered pedagogical approaches
Provent ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Energy, enthusiasm, and curiosity-- willingness to be a fellow learner with students
Proficiency in the use of technology
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion, and a high degree of cultural competency
About The Masters School
The Masters School (www.mastersny.org) is a coeducational day and boarding school that engages 5th–12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the tri-state area and its proximity to the rich cultural and educational magnet that is New York City. We offer our diverse student body, hailing from 33 different countries, the resources and activities of our seven-day campus and dedicated, talented faculty and staff. Through exceptional academics, outstanding visual and performing arts, championship athletic teams, and active community engagement, the Masters experience prepares students to thrive in college, career, and life. Our students graduate determined to make a positive contribution to their world.
The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do – to be a power for good in the world.