Middle School (Grades 5-6) Latin Teacher
  • Teacher

The Fessenden School, West Newton, MA

Accredited by AISNE 

Apply here by emailing a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Angela G. Garcia, Assistant Head of School.

Seeking a full-time Middle School (Grades 5-6) Latin Teacher. The successful candidate must have at least three years of experience teaching Latin to students of this age and should possess a passion to inspire and engage students in appreciating the history and culture of ancient Rome. 

Essential Functions

·       Teach four sections of Latin.

·       Collaborate with grade-level and department colleagues.

·       Contribute to project-based curriculum development at the department and division levels.

·       Connect positively with a diverse community of upper primary students and faculty.

·       Embrace educational technology and its implementation in the classroom.

·       Demonstrate an appreciation for and understanding of multicultural education.

·       Establish a differentiated classroom based on the needs of all students.

·       Communicate regularly and effectively with parents, both orally and in writing.

·       Facilitate parent-teacher conferences twice a year.

·       Write thoughtful academic comments.

·       Serve as an advisor and club leader.

·       Coach at least two seasons of sports.

·       Oversee lunch, recess, and study halls as needed.

An advanced degree is preferred but not required. The ability to teach French or Spanish is a bonus. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Angela G. Garcia, Assistant Head of School (agarcia@fessenden.org).