This is a full-time faculty position in the Modern Language Department. The French teacher will teach four sections of French. Faculty appointments normally include two seasons of coaching athletics and responsibility in a dormitory as a houseparent. Each faculty member serves as an advisor for 5-7 students.
Founded in 1926 and owned by the Order of St. Benedict, Portsmouth Abbey School is New England’s premier co-educational, Catholic, Benedictine boarding and day school. Admission to Portsmouth is selective and the school is fully enrolled with 360 boys and girls. The magnificent campus is ideally situated on the shores of Narragansett Bay with easy access of Newport, Providence, and Boston.
Faculty members are expected to participate in all aspects of the school.
Qualifications for teaching include a Bachelor’s Degree and excellent fluency to support a class that is taught in the target language at all times.
About Portsmouth Abbey School
Portsmouth Abbey School is the nation’s leading Catholic Benedictine boarding school for boys and girls in grades 9 through 12, offering a challenging academic curriculum rich in mathematics and science and built upon a signature humanities program. Added features of Portsmouth Abbey School are its 40 athletic teams, diverse community service programs, state-of-the-art squash & fitness center and its sailing, equestrian and world-class golf facilities. The campus sits on 500 acres bordered by Narragansett Bay and the Aquidneck Club and is a short distance from Newport, RI.