Buffalo Seminary is an independent day and boarding high school for college-bound girls. Founded in 1851, SEM is located in the historic Elmwood Village neighborhood of Buffalo, New York and is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. Our five student and faculty residences are renovated historic homes adjacent to our school building. At SEM, girls are united in their ambition for a superb and challenging education and find a comprehensive program that prepares them well for both college and lifelong endeavors.
SEM is a school committed to educating college-bound girls from diverse backgrounds in a vigorous and participatory environment that emphasizes development of character, intellectual independence, creativity, service, and leadership for life.
This is a part-time position teaching Spanish to grades 9 - 12. In addition, assisting in the planning of our spring trip to a Spanish-speaking country as well as potential travel on that trip are a requirement. The exceptional candidate possesses a positive and upbeat manner, strong pedagogical background, experience in conducting immersive classes, high standards, and a firm desire to work in collaboration with colleagues. Teaching responsibilities include a strong commitment to an all-girls environment, a student-centered approach to teaching, a reflective teaching practice and a passion to inspire young women in the development of a second (or third) language. Part-time may typically include serving as an advisor to 6-8 students and active engagement with our extra-curricular program throughout the year.
Buffalo Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
Interested candidates who reside in and are eligible to work in the USA should submit a cover letter with resume to Ann More, Assistant to the Head of School, at 205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo NY 14222, or via email at Humanresources@buffaloseminary.org. Please include position for which you are applying in the subject line. Application deadline: Friday, January 13, 2023.
In order to be eligible to work at Buffalo Seminary, all employees are required to receive a completed course of one of the FDA approved COVID-19 vaccinations (Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson) or receive an exemption for a diagnosed medical or deeply held religious belief (which must go through an approval process). Employees not in compliance with this policy will not be eligible to work at Buffalo Seminary.