De La Salle Academy is a private, independent, non-sectarian middle school located in Manhattan. The school’s student body includes youngsters from across New York City. De La Salle is the only private, coeducational, independent school in New York City for academically talented, economically less advantaged students in grades six through eight. Students and adults commit to living in community through a purposefully rigorous academic curriculum, strong core values, a profound knowledge of self, and a desire to serve the array of communities we represent. De La Salle believes in a need-blind admissions process to ensure that students are evaluated based solely on their merits and not on their families’ ability to pay.
De La Salle Academy seeks a full-time World Languages teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Potential candidates should be aligned with the school’s commitment to develop each child’s mind, body, heart and spirit both inside and outside the classroom.
Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Education or related field is preferred.
Experience working with diverse student and family populations.
Commitment to engaging with diversity, equity, inclusion and justice work.
Experience with (or willingness to learn) Comprehension-based Communicative Language Teaching.
Teaching experience in middle school is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication.
Ability to differentiate instruction.
Experience with Learning Management Systems (ex: CANVAS or Google Classroom) is preferred.
Attentiveness to the social-emotional needs of young adolescent students.
Willingness and desire to mentor students.
A passion for curriculum design, innovation and ongoing professional development.
Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and administrators.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Teach multiple sections and levels of Spanish.
Facilitate advisory and homeroom periods.
Offer elective courses (inside or outside the department).
Participate in faculty, grade-level and department meetings.
How to Apply:
Applicants should forward materials (resume, cover letter and teaching philosophy) to email@example.com. Subject line should include the candidate’s name and the position of interest. All materials should be addressed to Dr. Angel Gonzalez, Principal.
De La Salle Academy is an equal opportunity employer.