Upland Country Day School seeks an innovative and experienced Latin teacher for students in Upland’s “Upper School” in Grades 6-9. The Upper School Latin teacher will successfully carry out the following responsibilities and duties: Essential Functions Teach four sections as determined by the Head of Upper School. Work collaboratively with other Upper School teachers to develop and implement horizontally aligned curriculum across sections. Interact with parents and maintain an open dialogue with families to support student success Serve as an advisor to 6-8 students in the Upper School. Engage fully with the Upland community including, but not limited to, participation at all school-wide assemblies, faculty meetings, various faculty supervisory duties. Demonstrated competency with current teaching technology and an interest in advancing its use in the classroom. Classroom Responsibilities Create an innovative program that introduces students to age appropriate learning. Prepare and execute thoughtful units of study designedto reach the different learning styles of the students in the classroom. Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment. Support clear communication with colleagues, administrators, and parents regarding any student or classroom issues. Additional Responsibilities Covering classes for colleagues when necessary. Actively participate in all in-service and orientation days. Experience or interest in coaching (field hockey, soccer, ice hockey, lacrosse) is highly desirable.
Minimum requirements Bachelor’s degree. Experience working with middle school students. Current clearances,
About Upland Country Day School
Founded in 1948, Upland Country Day School is a non-sectarian, independent day school
educating boys and girls in Preschool through Grade 9. Within a nurturing and fully participatory environment, we develop children as independent and lifelong learners. Upland’s program prepares students for success in their secondary education and beyond through a balance of academics, the arts, athletics and citizenship. Our students graduate as developing adults with a strong sense of community, respect for others, strength of character, and self-confidence.
Upland employs adults, and admits students, of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, or sexual orientation. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, disability, national and ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, or administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, or other school administered programs. Upland seeks and supports diversity in its professional faculty and staff. Teacher certification is not required for consideration.