The Louisiana Classicist

March 22, 2018

position available (to begin August 2018) : LSMSA

Filed under: announcement — Ann E. M. Ostrom @ 5:35 pm

An announcement for a full-time position in Natchitoches

Latin Instructor (Available August 2018)

The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts seeks applicants for a Latin faculty with employment starting August 2018. This is a full-time position with all benefits of state employment. The successful candidate will be able to teach four levels of collegiate, accelerated Latin curriculum, with the potential of additional coursework in a second language as student interests and instructor credentials allow. In addition to teaching students in a small class setting, the successful candidate must be innovative, able to engage students from varying backgrounds and preparations for successful learning once at LSMSA, and willing to use office hours to tutor and assist students. The ability to mentor students and assist in their research is a key to a teacher’s long-term success and satisfaction.

Other duties include academic advising and sponsoring, chaperoning, or assisting in extra-curricular and student social activities outside of the normal school day.

Required Qualifications:
The qualified candidate must hold an MA Classics or comparable field along with evidence of two years teaching experience and/or professional activity.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Ph.D. or terminal degree in the subject area, with five or more years teaching experience. Research, creative work, performance, or some evidence of individualized work in one’s area of expertise.

How to Apply
Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, transcripts from your final degree granting institution, and our Standard Application Form electronically to:
Here is a link to our Application Form:

Any questions you have may be directed to:

Sheila Kidd, PHR
Human Resource Officer
715 University Parkway
Natchitoches LA 71457
E-mail: skidd AT lsmsa DOT edu


May 28, 2014

position available for Fall 2014

Filed under: opportunities — Ann E. M. Ostrom @ 2:55 pm
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Glasgow Middle in East Baton Rouge Parish is looking to replace their current Latin teacher, who is retiring. At present this teacher travels between Glasgow, McKinley HS and Westdale Middle. No information on whether this arrangement will continue, but the principals would like to continue offering Latin. Contact Principal Dianne Talbot at

1676 Glasgow Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
PH 225-925-2942; FAX 225-928-3565

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