Vermont Academy is nestled on four hundred fifty acres at the foothills of the Green Mountains in Saxtons River, Vermont, and has provided a supportive community and close personal attention to its students for 146 Years.
Diversity is a core value at Vermont Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions.
Vermont Academy seeks a teacherwho is passionate about teaching the language and who is able to teach French levels 1-3 and multi-levels of Spanish. Teaching with an immersion-style approach, the teachers in the department aim for appropriate levels of proficiency each year using multiple and varied media and activities to engage students in the process of learning another language. The department also embraces the philosophy of backward design which asks teachers to set year-end goals for each level and use excellent planning and organization to help students attain these goals. Finally, the World Language department is fully committed to teaching another language and culture so that students can become more culturally competent and more aware of issues related to social justice.
The successful candidate will be an accomplished, innovative teacher with excellent interpersonal skills, organizational ability, and an enthusiasm for working with adolescents. We seek a teacher to teach four to five academic sections, be a part of the residential life program, lead or coach an afterschool program, and be an academic advisor. Teaching experience at the secondary level is preferred. Technical facility with Google Workspace, Zoom, and other software commonly used in schools is expected.
Teach four to five sections of a mixture of French and Spanish
Live in, or serve as an affiliate to one of the Academy’s dormitories
Monthly weekend duty
Coach or supervise an activity during two seasons
Serve as an academic advisor
Acquire, with the school’s help, a Type II van license
Other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
Employment decisions are made at Vermont Academy without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
Interested parties should submit a resume with a reference list and a letter of interest to [email protected]
About Vermont Academy
Founded in 1876, Vermont Academy is a coed college preparatory boarding and day school in southern Vermont, serving grades 9-12 plus a postgraduate year.