Sunday, October 14, 2007

king george school

Department: 8200

Function: Education

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Foreign Language Teacher will be responsible for designing and delivering age and ability appropriate curriculum to high school aged students. The Foreign Language Teacher will work actively and collaboratively with other teachers, program staff, students, and parents to support the growth of each student. The Foreign Language Teacher will be willing and able to teach the following courses: FRENCH, ITALIAN (and/or LATIN), CHINESE, AND ARABIC. The Foreign Language Teacher will have the ability to reach all students and present lessons in an exciting and informative fashion. This position will have some liberty with curriculum design and development. Class size limited to twelve students. The successful candidate will be willing and able to facilitate a physical activity.

Facility Information:
The King George School is a private year-round co-educational visual and performing arts personal growth integrated-education college preparatory boarding school for bright and creative students who have not found success in more traditional academic environments. Our mission is to provide a supportive educational environment for creative adolescents where they can build a foundation of positive choices and experiences that will contribute to future success. The King George School is a place where young people celebrate creativity, identify their inner passions, and become life-long learners. We are a school where all involved are nurtured and supported, find acceptance for uniqueness, and seek both knowledge and understanding in the pursuit of higher aspirations. Our curriculum, small classes, and intimate learning environment are designed to rekindle the joy of learning and create an environment perfect for sharing the talents of our students. The curriculum, in combination with our rural 300-acre campus, is intentionally designed to lessen the distractions of everyday life. We embrace the philosophy that the arts are essential to the development of a student’s full potential. Concepts and skills used in the arts apply directly to all other aspects of intellectual and personal growth. It is for this reason that the visual, applied, and performing arts are cornerstones of our curriculum. Through practice and commitment, beginning and accomplished artists discover new interests and cultivate existing talents. Our employees work with students and their families to integrate the pursuit of academic excellence, artistry, personal growth, and improved family dynamic. These elements create an exceptionally balanced and integrated educational experience.

The ideal candidate must be at least 21 years of age, and willing to work in our year-round alcohol, drug, and tobacco-free environment. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with relevant experience; preference given to Master’s level or higher education. Candidates should be charismatic, magnetic, creative, energetic, caring and compassionate, while at the same time being flexible, and professional. Drug screen, background check, and fingerprinting required. Valid driver’s license required, driver’s license with type-II bus endorsement a PLUS. Benefits Available: Pay commensurate with experience, paid time off plan, 401K with employer matching, medical prescription, dental, vision, STD, LTD, basic life insurance, dependent life insurance, AD&D, personal accident insurance, flexible spending account and stock purchase plan.
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