Part-time Middle School Latin Teacher

Trinity Episcopal School of Austin
Austin, TX United States

Trinity Episcopal School seeks a highly qualified individual to teach high school level Latin to seventh and eighth grade students.

Trinity Episcopal School is an inclusive, forward-thinking, faith-based PreK-8 independent school that meets each student where they are to nurture the whole child’s academic, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual growth. Trinity is located in West Lake Hills, close to downtown Austin, Texas.

Our Mission:  At Trinity Episcopal School, we will nurture each child academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  We will honor each child’s spirit for learning and life, ever mindful that we are all children of God.

We have high expectations for our students, and we are looking for a teacher to join our team who has:

  • a strong background/content knowledge in Latin language and grammar,
  • passion for the classical Latin world,
  • a proven record of classroom teaching experience,
  • excellent writing and verbal communication skills,
  • a deep desire to impart on students that proficient reading, writing, and thinking—as well as developing understandings of and an appreciation for culture and humanity— are essential components to learning a language.

Responsibilities:  Responsibilities include developing curriculum, implementing instruction, and executing effective classroom management strategies.  Additionally, all teachers are expected to communicate with parents throughout the year through regular correspondence, weekly classroom updates, conferences, and grade reporting periods. This position includes working with grade-level team members, specialists, administrators, and other colleagues, as needed, to ensure that all students make academic and social progress in accordance with our school’s mission and core values. Duties may also include acting as an advisor to a small group of students, providing guidance and support to both the students and their families.

At Trinity, our teachers

  • seek knowledge of current instructional theories as a commitment to understanding and professional growth
  • demonstrate a vast repertoire of effective and engaging instructional strategies that meet the needs of all students
  • hold high – but not uniform – expectations of all students
  • maximize instructional minutes
  • model, teach, and expect age-appropriate disciplined behaviors in a way that is mission-consistent and respectful
  • meaningfully and personally engage with all students
  • actively support colleagues
  • positively and actively contribute to the life of the school
  • collaborate with parents in the best interest of the students
  • understand and respect the principal qualities of an Episcopal school
  • respect and seek understanding in all facets of diversity

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited school and experience as a Latin instructor are required.  Professional development and experience in middle school pedagogy and backwards curriculum design are preferred.

Contact Information

To apply:  Resumes and letters of application should be sent to Human Resources at Trinity Episcopal School, 3901 Bee Cave Road, Austin, TX  78746, or by email to employment@austintrinity.org.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and accepted until the position is filled.  No phone calls please.

 

Trinity Episcopal School invites all qualified individuals who share our core values to apply for faculty positions. All faculty members must be able to support Trinity’s mission as a Christian school.

Trinity Episcopal School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Trinity Episcopal School complies with applicable state and local laws governing, non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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