|Title:||Upper School Latin Teacher|
Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria", these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Upper School Latin Teacher starting late August 2017 for a full-time position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Teaching 4 to 5 classes from Latin I to AP.
- Organizing the yearly Latin National Contest for the Upper School.
- Supervising the writing of articles (pertaining to Latin themes) for publication in the school newspaper.
- Providing academic support for students outside of class time (answering homework questions, consulting with them about their work, etc.) as needed.
- Collaborating and participating actively in the work of the Department on innovative curriculum development and assessment.
- Attending meetings with the department, the faculty and parents
- Advising 8 to 10 Upper School students.
- Participating actively in the life of the school community, which includes assuming at least one additional out of the classroom duty, such as advising a student club, joining a standing committee, or coaching.
The ideal candidate has:
- A Masters degree.
- Five years of teaching experience.
- Excellent organizational, written and verbal communications skills.
- A positive attitude with a desire to contribute and share his/her gifts and talents with the -High School students and administration of the school.
- Strong proficiency with current educational technology.