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Latin Teacher for the 2024-2025 School Year

The Geneva School

The Geneva School ... inspiring students to love beauty, think deeply, and pursue Christ's calling.

1775 Seminola Blvd, Casselberry, Florida 32707

Position Description

         Latin Teacher for the 2024-2025 School Year

The Geneva School is a mission-driven school established in 1993. Our mission is to provide students in grades K4–12 an extraordinary education, by means of an integrated curriculum, pedagogy and culture, both distinctly classical and distinctively Christian, that pursues goodness, truth, and beauty in all spheres of life, while viewing these spheres as elements of divinely ordered whole. Further, Geneva seeks to instill in students a desire to love beauty, think deeply, and pursue Christ’s calling. As a mission-driven school, faculty members play a central role in fulfilling our mission.

Hired by and subject to the supervision of the Director of the Upper School, the Upper School Teacher is an exempt position. The teacher, in a formational and relational role, models Christ-like behavior within The Geneva School community as he or she studies, re-imagines, and teaches within the Christian, liberal arts tradition.

We have an opening for a Latin Teacher for the 2024-2025 School Year.

I.      Essential Duties

Specific Job Responsibilities:
1. Maintains curriculum maps
2. Displays a clear understanding of subject matter
3. Articulates a Christian worldview in the classroom
4. Implements lesson plans
5. Grades summative assessments thoroughly and in a timely manner
6. Accurately reflect students’ mastery of subjects when grading
7. Stimulates students’ interest in course work
8. Treats students with respect and refrains from shaming or using      sarcasm
9. Maintains an attentive and engaged classroom
10. Manages student behavior effectively
11. Handles discipline in accord with the employee and student    handbooks
12. Begins and ends class on time
13. Supports the school’s missions, vision, and values as defined in the  employee handbook
14. Carries out specific assignments including lunch duty, carpool duty,  assigned supervision, committees, and other areas as determined by the Director of Upper School
15. Enforces student policies (e.g. attendance, uniform guidelines, late    work policy)
16. Supports the admissions department by welcoming tours and classroom visits
17. Supports development by maintaining a positive attitude toward  helping as needed with fund raising efforts
18. Supports registrar by turning in grades and student comments on  time
19. Supports the mission of the college counselor by completing student  referral letters and keeping him up to date on student issues

Other Job Requirements:
The following requirements are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the Upper School Teacher position and are not intended to be inclusive. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, as defined by law, to perform any essential functions.
1. Lift 20 lbs. occasionally and 10 lbs. frequently
2. Sit frequently and stand and walk on varied surfaces
3. Bend, stoop, crouch, push, pull, climb, balance, kneel, crawl
4. Use hands/arms to reach in any direction and seize, grasp, hold, and    turn objects using hand(s). Use fingers, versus the whole hand, to pick,  pinch, and feel objects.

5. See, talk, and hear to communicate with others in person,  electronically, by phone, or by radio. Visual functions include the ability  to identify and distinguish colors and bring an object into sharp focus.

II.     Personal Profile
Required Skills and Experience:
1. Holds at least a 4-year college degree appropriate for the grade levels    and content areas in which he or she is teaching (content area degrees  for  7-12th)
2. Has at least 2+ years of teaching experience and/or has demonstrated  the ability to create a learning community where students are motivated to learn and love learning
3. Has demonstrated the ability to work well with colleagues and communicate clearly and graciously with parents
4. Meets FCIS standards for professional credentials and/or certification
5. Has demonstrated both intellectual and relational talents
6. Will understand fundamentally and support the Christian and     classical approach to education practiced at The Geneva School

Intrinsic Qualities:
1. Ascribes to and agrees to live in accordance with The Geneva School’s  statement of faith
2. Holds oneself to a high standard of honesty and integrity
3. Able to work effectively both in collaboration with other professionals  and on own initiative
4. Professional and approachable in appearance and attitude
5. Willingness to learn new skills
6. Self-motivated with a positive ‘can do’ approach to work
7. Reliable/dependable
8. Detail-oriented
9. Able to search for solutions
10. Practices good stewardship of the school’s resources
11. Enjoys working around children and is able to form and monitor  appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and  young people.

III.    Employment Information

The Geneva School prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical disability, handicap, or any other consideration protected by law. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities and in full accord with The Geneva School’s statement of faith and the school’s statement of mission, vision and values.

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