• Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Anywhere

Website The College Preparatory School

The College Preparatory School

Latin Full-Time Temporary Teaching Position

August to December 2023

The College Preparatory School, an independent high school in Oakland, California, seeks a temporary Latin teacher for the Fall semester. Candidates should have experience teaching Latin to students at the secondary or college level. They should have a strong interest in working in a multicultural community and be eager to embrace spirited intellectual challenges in a rewarding academic environment. College Prep is a community of life-long learning, and actively encourages and supports the professional development of all of its members. Please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume in Applicant Pro.

Qualifications and desired characteristics:

Bachelor’s or graduate degree in Classics, Latin, or a relevant field
Experience teaching Latin in an academic setting
Strong organizational and communication skills
Patience, flexibility, and a good sense of humor
Applicants must be interested in teaching all four levels (I through IV) of the Latin curriculum. The goals of the Latin program are to provide a strong foundation in the language, introduce students to the diverse cultures of the ancient Mediterranean world, and foster a lifelong enthusiasm for Classics. Our World Language teachers work closely with one another, honing and reshaping curriculum, assessments, and assignments based on current pedagogical research and best practices.

The school’s mission is to prepare students for productive, ethical lives in college and beyond by fostering a stimulating education within an atmosphere of consideration, trust, and mutual responsibility. College Prep students are engaged and motivated learners who help create a kind, intellectual and equitable community. Faculty and staff thrive at College Prep when they engage in the rich opportunities of its many co-curricular programs. Benefits include medical, vision, and dental coverage, a retirement plan for eligible employees, and, most pleasantly and collegially, a prepared lunch every day.


Faculty at College Prep are compensated according to a step scale based on years of experience that ranges from $72,500 for teachers with no prior relevant experience to $143,700 for teachers with 44 years of prior experience. Temporary positions are compensated on this scale, prorated to the length of employment.

Benefits include medical and dental coverage, a retirement plan, and, most pleasantly and collegially, a prepared lunch every day.

Founded in 1960, The College Preparatory School is an independent, coeducational secondary school created for intellectual risk-takers who want to pursue a purposeful education with kindred peers. As an equal opportunity employer, College Prep welcomes candidates representing diversity of all kinds. We celebrate the inclusivity of our community regarding race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume in Applicant Pro.

College Prep typically does not sponsor applicants for work visas. For more information about our school, visit our website at www.college-prep.org.

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