Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Boys is seeking a creative, innovative, and enthusiastic Latin teacher to join a faculty dedicated to teaching middle school boys (grades 6-8). This faculty member will teach four sections of grade-specific Latin for the 2021-2022 school year. Experience teaching additional languages (French or Spanish) is also significantly beneficial. Responsibilities include advocating for students and nurturing their growth as a grade level advisor, assessing students’ progress, partnering with parents, building relationships and community, and fostering empathy and leadership. Faculty members meet within departments as well as grade level teams, participate in divisional and schoolwide faculty meetings and professional development, and engage in school activities. There are opportunities to lead activities and/or coach athletics in support of developing the whole child.
This full-time member of the Middle School faculty teaches four sections of Latin, serves as a student advisor, and contributes to the extra-curricular life of the school in meaningful ways. A demonstrated commitment to work in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), engagement in social emotional learning (SEL), and experience with debate, drama, athletics, or other extracurricular programs are all beneficial.
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Languages or a related field, with a Master’s Degree preferred. Enthusiasm for teaching and working with adolescents and excellent communication skills are expected for all teachers.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae or résumé, a completed Faculty Application, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts and any certifications, a statement of educational philosophy in relation to this position, and two or three letters of recommendation with contact information to: Cranbrook Human Resources – Middle School for Boys Latin Teacher, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, or fax (248) 645-3014, or email firstname.lastname@example.org Our Faculty Application can be downloaded from the Employment Page on our school website at https://www.cranbrook.edu/employment.