Middle School Spanish Teacher

Job Title: Middle School Spanish Teacher

Type: Full-time position - 10 months

Supervisor: Head of Middle School

FLSA: Exempt (Salaried)

General Job Description: St. Anne's Episcopal School seeks a spirited and talented educator to serve as a 6th - 8th grade Spanish teacher within the mission and core values of the school. The teacher will be responsible for teaching 5-6 sections of Spanish, totaling 22 - 24 periods per week. Interest in leading international student travel to Spanish speaking communities and the ability to teach drama, computer science, robotics, and/or coach a sport is a plus. This position would begin in August, 2019.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Teach middle school Spanish to grades 6-8 with a focus on building critical-thinking and language learning skills with the goal of preparing students for high school Spanish II or better

  2. Understand the fundamental developmental stages in the social, emotional, and academic lives of middle school students

  3. Use technology to enhance learning and communicate effectively

  4. Stay current on the best practices in curriculum instruction in Spanish

  5. Share passion for the Spanish language and culture and fluency in the language

  6. Differentiate instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying abilities, attitudes, and cultural backgrounds

  7. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior that is aligned with our core values: respect, responsibility, and compassion

  8. Communicate with parents on student progress

  9. Attend specific school events/activities outside of the school day and supervise as needed

  10. Participate in curriculum and professional development and serve on faculty committees

  11. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, faculty, and staff

  12. Attend weekly Episcopal chapel service and other assemblies

Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, philosophy statement, employment application, background check, and at least five (5) professional references to employment@stannesde.org.  Please use the following format for naming your electronic files:  Lastname_Firstname_Resume. References will not be contacted without applicant approval.  

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred

Other:

  • Candidates will embrace the school’s mission as well as educational and discipline philosophies; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.

  • Candidates will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.

  • Candidates will have strong organizational and effective time-management skills.

  • Candidates will be willing to coach one season of athletics or lead another MS student group

Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, stand, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as with others. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner. Must be able to lift 25lbs.