Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Latin Teacher Positions - Maspeth High School (Queens)

SCHOOL:  Maspeth High School (Queens, District 24, school #585)
54 - 40 74th Street
Maspeth, NY 11373

POSITION: Latin Teacher (2 positions). We are presently seeking results-oriented teaching candidates who exhibit strong leadership, thorough content knowledge, a reflective nature, the capacity for teamwork, and an appreciation for the discipline of teaching.


DESCRIPTION:
Maspeth High School is a NYC limited unscreened public high school, opened in September 2011, currently in its third year of operation (with grades 9-11). We offer a rigorous college preparatory education based in classical liberal arts and sciences with an interdisciplinary and humanities focus.
Latin is currently the only foreign language offered at MHS (Ancient Greek anticipated for honors students in 2014), and students are expected to follow a prescribed 4-year curriculum in the language (including an anticipated AP course offering). Candidates may be required to teach any levels, following a curriculum based on the textbook Latin for the New Millennium.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Latin/Classics, Masters and teaching experience preferred. Candidate must be NYS certified/certifiable, or eligible for NYS certification through reciprocity.


CONTACT: Send cover letter and CV by April 1, 2014 to Department Chair Kathleen Durkin (kdurkin@maspethhighschool.org); Cc: jobs@maspethhighschool.org.