Mt. Bethel Christian Academy is searching for a flexible, part-time Latin teacher for students in 3rd -5th grade. The position has the following responsibilities:
- Teach a developmentally appropriate Latin class twice a week to nine classes – three at each grade level, using the Lower School Latin Curriculum Map to guide instruction throughout the year.
- Provide opportunities for students to:
o begin learning the process of Latin translation, working toward translating with some degree of independence by year three
o gain increased understanding of English grammar as a by-product of translating Latin sentences
o develop vocabulary through the study and memorization of Greek and Latin roots and English derivatives
o develop an understanding of the setting of the birth of Christianity within the ancient Roman Empire
o incorporate cultural and historical facts as well as Roman and Greek myths
Interested candidates should have a degree in Latin or Elementary Education, or experience in Latin education. Valid teaching certification in Georgia is preferred, but not required.