Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Latin Vacancies - Maspeth High School, NYC

POSITION: Latin Teacher (two positions available). 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 new NYC DOE public high school, opened in September 2011, currently in its second year of operation (with grades 9 and 10). We offer a rigorous college preparatory education based in classical liberal arts and sciences with an interdisciplinary and humanities focus. Our instructional philosophy is that all knowledge is interrelated. 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 preferred. Candidate must be NYS certified/certifiable, or eligible for NYS certification through reciprocity.

CONTACT: Send cover letter and CV to: jobs@maspethhighschool.org; CC: kdurkin@maspethhighschool.org.