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Posted
March 13, 2019
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French/Spanish Teacher
Description
As a full-time classroom teacher, you will be responsible for teaching sections of French and Spanish in our World Language Department. The Dunn School world language curriculum is taught in grades 7 through 12 and seeks to build conversational and academic language proficiency in all Dunn students. The department employs the TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling) approach to build linguistic competencies and to create a joy of learning language. As a Dunn School French and Spanish teacher, you will teach sections of both languages at different levels. As a full-time faculty member, you will be involved with other facets of the Dunn School boarding community such as coaching, advising, and residential duties.
At Dunn School, teacher effectiveness and impact are measured and aligned to the Dunn School Characteristics of Professional Excellence. The CPEs describe an educator who is committed to the following: Professional Growth, Collegiality/Community, Mission and Core Values, Student-Centered, Academic Excellence, Individualized Instruction.

Roles and Responsibilities
- Teach 4 to 5 sections of French and Spanish
- Teach 1-2 Wednesday afternoon enrichment classes
- Coach 1 season of after-school athletics or activities
- Residential duty in the dormitories (2-3 nights/month Sunday-Thursday)
- Weekend duty (approximately five weekend duty shifts and five Friday night duty shifts)
- Student advisor (4-6 students)
- Participation in the Dunn School Leadership Program
- Other duties and roles to be determined

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following professional skills and characteristics:
- French and Spanish language teaching experience (certification is not required) in a 9th- through 12th-grade educational environment.
- Bachelorís degree
- Ability to work collaboratively
- Strong writing skills
- Academic computer literacy
- A desire to learn and grow professionally

How to Apply:
Please email a letter of introduction and your resume to Gene Vachon, Associate Head of School. Your cover letter should highlight any education, previous experience, or desire to work in a boarding school environment.
Contact
Gene Vachon
[email protected]

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