The Governor’s Academy, Byfield, MA
The Governor’s Academy, the oldest boarding school in New England, inspires and engages inquisitive students in ninth through twelfth grade. Our 456-acre campus is located thirty miles north of Boston and five miles south of Newburyport, a classic New England coastal town. Govs has approximately 400 students and 250 employees.
Govs faculty and staff are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse and inclusive community that allows students to discover their passions, use their unique voices, and achieve academic and co-curricular excellence. Adults in our community are professionals who appreciate individuality, collaboration, and service to others— all so that we can go far together.
The Spanish teaching position will have ongoing contact with and direct responsibility for students’ academic and social life on campus (in loco parentis). With teaching faculty status comes the expectation of involvement in the lives of students on campus.
This position may be filled as a temporary part-time position or it may be filled as a *full-time position. The status of this position will be determined based on the needs of the World Language Department and The Governor’s Academy.
- 4 sections of Spanish, which may include an upper-level section(s) and/or AP Language or Literature
*If this position is filled as a full-time position, in addition to teaching, responsibilities may include coaching two seasons of the afternoon program, dorm parenting, advising, and chaperone duties. With teaching faculty status comes the expectation of total involvement in the lives of students on campus. Campus housing may be available
B.A. in Spanish, M.A. preferred; Spanish teaching experience preferred; native or near-native fluency in Spanish preferred; experience in coaching and/or playing interscholastic athletics or afternoon programs preferred; must be able to work collegially; must be committed to working in a diverse community and have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations; must enjoy working with young people in a boarding school environment and have a valid driver’s license.