Middle School Spanish Teacher

Background:
Presbyterian School is an independent, PK3-8th grade school located in the heart of the city’s vibrant museum district.  Our mission is essential and counter-cultural: “Family, School, and Church United in the Education and Support of Each Child.”  The Middle School program and faculty embrace both our unique location and powerful partnership as a compelling opportunity to elevate learning and instill confidence in every child.  Progressive strategic thinking along with creative marketing strategies are guiding the School into the position of strength while facilitating the exploration of one’s curiosity in a competitive educational marketplace.

The Opportunity:
Position Title: Middle School Spanish Teacher
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Head of Middle School

This is a Middle School (6th-8th Grade) position.  New for 2019-2020, Spanish will expand by becoming a part of the sixth grade core learning program.  Students will begin to acquire proficiency in listening, reading, writing, and speaking Spanish, while they gain a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, Hispanic culture.  Additionally, the utilization of the surrounding museums facilitates unique opportunities for authentic learning and is an expected part of the curriculum. This three-year learning cycle culminates in the 8th grade with the completion of content equivalent to a high school Spanish I curriculum.  With small class sizes, talented partners among the faculty, and a thematic curriculum which introduces personal identity and love for global studies, there is room for growth and innovation in the program. This is a full-time position offering competitive salary and benefits.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish.  Master’s degree preferred.

  • Fluency in the target language.

  • Teaching experience in an independent school environment preferred.

  • Examples of successful classroom leadership in an educational setting.

  • Demonstrated ability to partner with other content areas to create cross-curricular learning opportunities.

  • Demonstrated comfort in maintaining a positive partnership with parents and students.

  • Willingness to understand and model the distinct mission of Presbyterian School.

If you're interested in the position, please submit resumes and letters of interest to Charlie Gramatges, Head of Middle School, and complete an employment application online.

Presbyterian School seeks to attract qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff and student body who are able to support and further the mission of the school.  Accordingly, all positions on the faculty and administrative staff will be filled solely on the basis of merit and without reference to the applicant's age, sex, disability, ethnic or national origin. In light of the school's religious nature, it does reserve the right to consider an applicant's or employee's religious beliefs and practices in employment decisions. 

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