The Well-Trained Academy has the following job openings available:

Part-time Online Foreign Language Instructor: German

The Well-Trained Mind Academy is growing its foreign language program, and hiring additional German instructors to help build the course offerings.  For the 2019-2020 school year, we are hiring a German Instructor (to teach 1 section of German 1).

The Well-Trained Mind Academy uses a combination of Comprehensible Input and explicit grammatical instruction in foreign language classrooms.  Applicants should be well versed in second language acquisition theory and the ACTFL world-readiness standards for language learning.

This position is part-time; instructors are contracted on a course-by-course basis. Instructor should have a bachelor’s degree in German language or literature or a related area; a master’s or PhD is a plus. Teaching experience required; experience with online instruction preferred, as is familiarity with The Well-Trained Mind. Must be comfortable working with a small focused team, taking academic direction, and cooperating with other foreign language instructors. The successful candidate will have opportunities to develop and teach additional, higher-level classes.

Some teaching experience required; experience with online instruction preferred. Must be comfortable working with a small focused team, taking academic direction, and cooperating with other foreign language instructors. The successful candidate will have opportunities to develop and teach additional, higher-level classes.

Part-time instructors can live anywhere in the United States; all classes are listed Eastern Time Zone. Must have reliable high-speed internet.

Please submit a cover letter that addresses previous teaching experience and any online teaching experience, CV, and three references. If possible, please include an example or two of in-class activities used during instruction.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please email materials by March 31, 2019 to [email protected]  

Inquiries can be directed to the Chair of Foreign Languages, Elizabeth Weber Edwards, [email protected].

 

Part-time Online Foreign Language Instructor: Latin

The Well-Trained Mind Academy is growing its foreign language program, and looking for additional Latin instructors to help build the course offerings.  For the 2019-2020 school year, we are hiring a Latin Instructor (to teach 1-2 sections of Latin 1, with the potential for teaching 1 section of Latin II and 1 section of Latin III).

 

The Well-Trained Mind Academy uses a combination of Comprehensible Input and explicit grammatical instruction in foreign language classrooms.  Applicants should be well versed in second language acquisition theory and the ACTFL world-readiness standards for language learning. The successful candidate should be comfortable speaking Latin and having students respond in Latin.

This position is part-time; instructors are contracted on a course-by-course basis. Instructor should have a bachelor’s degree in Latin, Classical Studies, or a related area; a master’s or PhD is a plus. Teaching experience required; experience with online instruction preferred, as is familiarity with The Well-Trained Mind. Must be comfortable working with a small focused team, taking academic direction, and cooperating with other foreign language instructors. The successful candidate will have opportunities to develop and teach additional, higher-level classes.

Part-time instructors can live anywhere in the United States; all classes are listed Eastern Time Zone. Must have reliable high-speed internet.

Please submit a cover letter that addresses previous teaching experience and any online teaching experience, CV, and three references. If possible, please include an example or two of in-class activities used during instruction.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please email materials by March 31, 2019 to [email protected]  

Inquiries can be directed to the Chair of Foreign Languages, Elizabeth Weber Edwards, [email protected].

Part-time Online Foreign Language Instructor: Spanish

The Well-Trained Mind Academy is growing its foreign language program, and hiring additional German instructors to help build the course offerings.  For the 2019-2020 school year, we are hiring a Spanish Instructor (to teach 1-2 sections of Spanish 1).

 

The Well-Trained Mind Academy uses a combination of Comprehensible Input and explicit grammatical instruction in foreign language classrooms.  Applicants should be well versed in second language acquisition theory and the ACTFL world-readiness standards for language learning.

 

This position is part-time; instructors are contracted on a course-by-course basis. Instructor should have a bachelor’s degree in Spanish language or literature or a related area; a master’s or PhD is a plus. Teaching experience required; experience with online instruction preferred, as is familiarity with The Well-Trained Mind. Must be comfortable working with a small focused team, taking academic direction, and cooperating with other foreign language instructors. The successful candidate will have opportunities to develop and teach additional, higher-level classes.

 

Part-time instructors can live anywhere in the United States; all classes are listed Eastern Time Zone. Must have reliable high-speed internet.

Please submit a cover letter that addresses previous teaching experience and any online teaching experience, CV, and three references. If possible, please include an example or two of in-class activities used during instruction.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please email materials by March 31, 2019 to [email protected]  

 

Inquiries can be directed to the Chair of Foreign Languages, Elizabeth Weber Edwards, [email protected].

Inquiries about the position can be directed to the Chair of Foreign Languages, Elizabeth Weber Edwards, [email protected] .

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