In March 2002, Frances Newman announced that, at the end of this semester, she intends to retire. At the moment no irrevocable decision has been made as to whether University High School will continue to offer Latin as a four-year program, or will reduce it to a two- or three-year program. Recently, the > position has appeared in one or two newspapers. Frances felt that it would be more likely to elicit responses by contacting members of the ICC, and an email was sent around. In the event that no candidate was found using that method, publication in the Augur was promised. Here is the truncated description Frances published:

University High School is offering a 75% to 100% FTE teaching position in Latin. The responsibilities would consist of teaching three or four classes of Latin I, II, III, or IV. The candidate is expected to have at least a B.A. in Latin, although a graduate degree is desirable. S/he must be able to show evidence of effective teaching.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 29, 2002. [Check with Frances in case this date has been extended] Materials to be forwarded include:

1) a letter of application

2) current resume

3) portfolio of instructional materials and programs developed by the candidate

4) three recent letters of recommendation

5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts

The materials should be sent to:

Pam Stynchula, Search Committee Secretary

University of Illinois Laboratory High School

1212 West Springfield Avenue

Urbana, Illinois 61801

(217) 333-2870

For more information please contact:

Paul Weilmuenster

(217) 333-2870 or

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