Middle School Spanish Teacher, long-term substitute

The Hun School of Princeton

Job Category
Academic-Teaching
Overview
Posted : 2023-11-05
Description

The Hun School of Princeton seeks a dynamic and creative Middle School Spanish Teacher, long-term substitute beginning (approximately) mid-January, 2024 and lasting until the first week of June, 2024.

In today's increasingly global environment, world languages are essential to the intellectual and cultural development of all students. The Modern Language and Classics curriculum is designed to develop students' modes of communication and acquaint them with other cultures. The ideal candidate will be able to make language come alive for our students, focusing more intently on skill development and learner engagement than on conferring information within the context of a curriculum that privileges connections and student agency.


Responsibilities:

  • Teach (4) sections of Middle School Spanish;
  • Proctor coverage for one section of coding /AI class (taught by third party vendor);
  • Assisting with a club and study hall (5 periods a week).


Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree; advanced degree preferred;
  • Three years of full-time teaching experience is preferred, but other relevant experience will certainly be considered;
  • A love for working with young people;
  • A commitment to a diverse and inclusive community;
  • A passion for teaching in an innovative, experiential, and student-centered environment;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff;
  • Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness;
  • Excellent technology skills and experience integrating technology into the curriculum;
  • Capacity to periodically work beyond and outside the typical workday;
  • A desire to contribute to school life outside of the classroom on a lively boarding school campus;
  • Required passage of State of New Jersey Criminal Background check.


ABOUT THE HUN SCHOOL

The Hun School of Princeton is an all-gendered, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey. Individual attention and strong student-faculty relationships are the hallmarks of the School. On the 50-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 645 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. Our campus is home to students from twenty-two countries and fifteen states.

Our campus is located in historic Princeton, New Jersey, a short train ride away from both New York City (50 miles) and Philadelphia (45 miles). Home to Princeton University, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary, and an array of cultural centers and organizations, Princeton is regarded as one of the most academically-minded communities in the world. Often named one of the country's best places to live, Princeton is a friendly, multicultural community surrounded by mountains, parks, and lakes. There are award-winning museums and theatres, celebrated public and private schools, destination restaurants and hotels, and a robust calendar of community events to enjoy.

Our mission:

The Hun School of Princeton empowers each student to thrive in a diverse and ever-changing world, by nurturing resilient character, providing individual mentorship, and inspiring vigorous and joyful learning.

Our community:

In our mission of educating global citizens with resilient character, we actively seek candidates who can bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to our community. The Hun School of Princeton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristics or activity protected by law.

To apply: The Hun School of Princeton Employment Application

Job Location
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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