St. Andrew’s seeks a full-time French teacher for the 2021-22 academic year. St. Andrew’s was founded almost a century ago with an unprecedented approach to financial aid and has a long-standing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work; this commitment is not an addendum, but deeply woven into the fabric of our school culture.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Typical job responsibilities of a St. Andrew's teacher include the following:
Three or four class sections;
Two seasons of athletic coaching or two seasons of a major, non-athletic extracurricular program;
Dormitory duty once or twice a week;
Weekend duty once every three weekends;
Participation in school committees and activities.
St. Andrew's Modern Languages Department is seeking an experienced, dynamic, creative, and collaborative teacher of French. The candidate must exhibit a high level of French proficiency in all of the modalities of the language—speaking, listening, reading, and writing. They should have the ability to comprehend contemporary media in the foreign language, both oral and written. The teacher should have a profound understanding of the social, political, historical, and economic realities of the Francophone world, as well as experience in using online resources and other technology to enhance teaching. The candidate should show a lively interest in current pedagogy and scholarship, an ongoing commitment to continuing to develop their own cultural competence, and a deep dedication to meeting the needs of diverse student learners. Candidates should be creative, resourceful, optimistic, and collaborative. We seek to interview candidates from diverse backgrounds during the employment process.
As a fully residential school community, we seek candidates who, in addition to the language and proficiencies described above, have a passion for teaching and a deep appreciation and respect for the privilege and honor of teaching and living with adolescents. Please see "The Profession of Boarding School Teaching at St. Andrew's" for a more detailed description of our approach to teaching.
Conditions of Hire:
Applicant must complete a criminal background check, inclusive of fingerprinting. In addition, applicant must complete satisfactory reference checks, confirmation of compliance with federal and state employment laws, and any other required condition of employment.
St. Andrew’s School is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds, faith, and persuasions, and seek to foster an inclusive, welcoming community environment.
Interested candidates should send an introductory letter, teaching philosophy, current resume or CV, transcript of relevant course, and a list of references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call 302-285-4211. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. St. Andrew’s School is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
About St. Andrew's School
Founded in 1929 with an unprecedented commitment to financial aid, St. Andrew's School is an Episcopal, co-educational boarding school for grades 9 – 12 situated on 2,200 acres in Middletown, Delaware. Please visit www.standrews-de.org for more information.