Language Instructor

John Dewey Academy (Great Barrington, MA)
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The John Dewey Academy (JDA) seeks a full-time teacher of a European or classical language, excepting Spanish, to begin in August 2021. We are searching for an engaging, innovative educator who is fluent in and passionate about a European or classical language and its culture. The candidate should inspire deep learning and be attuned to developing the whole student by fostering students’ academic, social, emotional, and moral development.

Primary responsibilities include teaching four sections of courses (three levels of a language and an elective) and advising students. In addition, our faculty, clinicians, and staff meet regularly to discuss student progress, collaborate with each other, and develop plans for the program. Our school calendar is year-round, though some flexibility is offered in the summer semester.

About John Dewey Academy:

We are a small, co-ed college preparatory therapeutic boarding school located in Western Massachusetts. The mission of JDA is to empower bright but underachieving adolescents to overcome social, emotional, and academic challenges in order to attend quality colleges and lead healthy, productive, and successful lives. Please visit our website to learn more:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in a European or classical language, excepting Spanish
  • Experience teaching in an independent high school and/or college


To Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and references either via email or by regular mail to:


Courtney Carlisle

Dean of Faculty

389 Main St.

Great Barrington, MA 01230


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