Founded in 1888, The Baldwin School is a non-sectarian college preparatory, independent day school, PK-12, dedicated to a tradition of excellence in all-girls education. In a nurturing atmosphere that reflects socioeconomic, ethnic and religious diversity, our girls strive to develop scholarship, leadership and citizenship within a community that emphasizes intellectual rigor, ethical integrity, and independence of thought. More information is available on our website www.baldwinschool.org.
The Baldwin School is seeking a full-time Middle School French teacher to teach grades 6-8 with the possibility of one Upper School class for beginning speakers. He or she will be expected to contribute to advising and co-curricular programs, to engage in those duties typical of independent day school life, and to support the school’s mission. Successful candidates will understand the importance of middle school as a key developmental moment in girls’ lives, and have an appreciation for and understanding of girls’ education.
We seek candidates interested in working collaboratively on innovative curriculum design and development. In addition to the ability to teach French, to engage students positively, and to interact productively with colleagues and parents, the successful candidate will have a strong facility in developing students’ ability to express themselves in speech and writing with clarity and precision usingrelevant technology.
Guide students in 7th and 8th grade in experiential and cultural learning related to the French language
Work with other grade-level teachers to build cross-curricular connections
Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and a commitment to growth for yourself and your students
Actively pursue professional development in the teaching of foreign language, teaching with technology and/or teaching in interdisciplinary project-based approaches
In partnership with the department chair, develop appropriate curriculum and lessons to prepare middle school students for upper school language classes
Serve as an advisor, club leader, chaperone, or other co-curricular leader in support of the middle school
B.A. in a relevant subject area, M.A. preferred
3-5 years of teaching experience
Effective communication skills
Creative, energetic, and positive approach to teaching
Strong understanding of teaching with a variety of technological tools
About Baldwin School
The Baldwin School founded in 1888, is a non-sectarian college preparatory, independent day school, pK-12, dedicated to a tradition of excellence in the education of girls. In a nurturing atmosphere, where the population reflects socioeconomic, ethnic and religious diversity, our girls strive to develop scholarship, leadership and citizenship within a community that emphasizes intellectual rigor, ethical integrity, and independence of thought. More information is available on our website at www.baldwinschool.org.