Company: Austin Preparatory School
Posted on: June 13, 2022
Austin Preparatory SchoolLatin Teacher Latin Teachers report
directly to the Assistant Head/Head of the Upper School, Head of
the Middle School and both World Languages Department Chair.
Teachers are responsible for delivering school and academic
department approved curriculum on behalf of the School in support
of the School's mission. Responsibilities include, but may not be
limited to the following:
- Support the School and its leadership in advancing the mission
of Austin Prep and safeguarding the School's Roman Catholic
identity and Augustinian heritage.
- To teach five sections of students on a seven-day rotating
schedule of four classes per day. Over the course of a seven-day
academic cycle, a teacher will plan and deliver 20 seventy-five
- Of the remaining eight class periods, Teachers are on-call for
substitute teaching and class coverage as needed for colleagues for
up to four periods per cycle and are to use the other four class
periods to plan and prepare lessons and labs, meet with department
chairs and colleagues on lessons, and contribute to committee work
on school initiatives.
- Class preparation includes class instruction that maintains
congruency between the school's board-approved mission statement
and all academic activities.
- Teachers are responsible to plan and develop their course
curriculum in support of Austin Prep's expectation of teaching
excellence including a delivery that is appropriate for different
learning modalities and styles. Based in adolescent psychology
research and best practices, segmentation of classroom work should
be varied in activity and in process so as to engage students and
foster a thoughtful interactive learning environment.
- Teachers are responsible to create and manage a classroom
environment that is conducive to learning.
- Teachers are responsible for the safety of students and their
behavioral decorum in the classroom and throughout campus, inside
and outside of buildings, including extracurricular events and
off-campus events such as athletic competitions and field trips.
Teachers are required to participate in lunch served in the Austin
Prep Dining Hall.
- Teachers are expected to collect, grade, and critique student
work on a frequent basis. Teachers are expected to communicate the
results of these assessments through a Learning Management System
Portal and reach out to families proactively about excellent or
sub-par performance via email, phone calls, or in-person meetings
before or after school.
- Teachers are responsible to act as Advisor for 10-12 advisory
students. In performing their advisory duties, each Teacher/Advisor
will meet with their advisory students four out of every five days
in a calendar week. The Advisor is the champion to each advisee and
should strive to know well each student in the advisory. The
Advisor is the main point of contact for families as they navigate
their journey through Austin Prep. As such, each Advisor is
responsible to ensure that each advisee is performing to their best
potential. Advisors are required to write a letter to the student
and the student's family twice per year to clearly discuss the
advisee students' progress, uniqueness, challenges and
- Teachers are required to moderate a student club or study hall
during the break between second and third period each school day.
The student club and activity should be designed and executed by
the Teacher so as to be an integral enhancement of the student's
academic and social experience.
- Teachers are expected to attend and participate in professional
development opportunities as needed to maintain and improve their
professional capability and as recommended by the Upper School or
Middle School Head. This includes teacher in-service programs, and
internal and external professional development sessions.
- Teachers are expected to assist and participate in the planning
and the presentation of school assemblies and programs as well as
in field trips and other student experiential learning
- Teachers are expected to attend and actively participate in
regular faculty meetings to discuss routine school matters and
exchange ideas on issues of educational and philosophical interest
- Teachers are expected to meet with their department chair to
discuss personal and professional development toward reaching
clearly defined goals.
- Educators, in their roles as Teachers and Advisors are expected
to support Austin Prep students and families as a manifestation of
our core value of community. Teachers are expected to support and
celebrate our students by attending co-curricular arts, athletic
events and student performances throughout the school year.
- To support the School and its leadership in advancing the
mission of Austin Prep.
- To perform other duties as assigned by the Head of
SchoolQualifications and Experience Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree required; advanced degree preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to provide successful instruction focused
on the study of the Latin language.
- 3-5 years of experience working in a school setting with
- Proven success with developing and executing learning plans for
- Experience with analyzing problems, identifying alternative
solutions, projecting consequences, and making recommendations in
support of goals.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proficient level of technical knowledge (i.e. Apple, PC, MS
Office) Please submit resume and cover letter to
Keywords: Austin Preparatory School, Somerville , Latin Teacher, Education / Teaching , Reading, Massachusetts
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