The Webb Schools is searching for a full-time world language teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The ideal candidate will have experience in online and/or blended teaching environments and a strong background in teaching a broad range of high school Spanish courses. Ability to teach an additional world language is a plus. Each full-time faculty member at The Webb Schools is required to teach, coach and/or provide supervision in the Afternoon Program, serve as an advisor, and perform regular duty in support of the residential program. In addition, faculty members are expected to contribute positively and productively to a campus community that promotes the development of honor, leadership, and character.
Faculty members report to the department chair in their discipline for teaching-related matters, to the dean of students for residential issues, and to the director of athletics for coaching responsibilities. Each faculty member ultimately reports to the assistant head of schools.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Teach four classes, including all elements of instructional planning, implementation, and assessment.
Serve as advisor for a group of 6-9 students, providing guidance in academic, extracurricular, social, and personal areas and serve as the school’s key liaison to parents.
Dormitory duty one day per week and approximately seven weekends per year.
Lead or assist with an afternoon activity or sport in two of three seasons.
Attend all faculty meetings, department meetings, and other meetings as required.
Attend all school functions: chapels, assemblies, class meetings, as well as special events.
Complete academic reports, advisor letters, and other forms of academic communication in a timely, professional manner.
Promote the development of honor, character, and leadership in all dealings with students, including enforcing school rules.
Pursue opportunities for professional growth on an annual basis.
Other duties as assigned.
PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES OF WEBB FACULTY & STAFF
Contributes to the delivery of the mission, vision, and values of the school community.
Follows community policies and procedures and models positive behavior.
Works effectively as a team member and develops professional and productive relationships with colleagues.
Understands boundaries and embraces responsibility for the care of students in loco parentis.
Promotes a trust-based community by keeping appropriate confidences.
Manages time effectively and meets deadlines and commitments.
Communicates and responds to all school communications in a timely manner.
Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to change as needed.
This position is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Interested candidates should send their cover letter and résumé to:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A current California driver license will be required. A criminal background check is required and must be successfully completed before employment can begin.
The optimal candidate will have teaching experience, a strong command of both written and spoken Spanish, and a minimum educational requirement of a bachelor’s degree, with a master’s degree or higher preferred.
Able to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, and administrators.
Knowledgeable practitioners of their academic discipline.
Technologically literate and able to guide and direct students’ use of technology.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. As prescribed by law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
About The Webb Schools
Two schools on one campus--on the front porch of the Claremont Colleges, Los Angeles and the Pacific Rim. A fully accredited museum of paleontology. An honor code carried out by the students themselves. A college placement record with few rivals. Students on campus from 10 states and 17 countries. A commitment to team sports, outdoor adventure, and participation in the arts. These attributes only begin to describe what makes Webb, Webb. While the school was founded in 1922 in the great tradition of the best boarding schools of the eastern United States, Webb has since grown to embrace the adventurous spirit of the American West where it thrives. Webb today is a vibrant community of unbounded thinkers pushing to solve problems and educate young boys and girls to honor-bound leaders.
The mission of The Webb Schools is to provide an exemplary learning community that nurtures and inspires boys and girls to become men and women who: think boldly, mindfully, and creatively; act with honor and moral courage; lead with distinction; serve with a generous spirit.