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Upper Division Spanish Teacher

Company: The Park School
Location: brookline
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Upper Division Spanish TeacherAbout the Park SchoolThe Park School is a Pre-K to Grade 8 independent school in Brookline, MA dedicated to excellence in education. The cornerstone of Park's program is academic excellence, combining both high standards of scholarship and the encouragement of each child to develop to his or her greatest potential. Our school community fosters a nurturing environment in which children develop curiosity, express creativity, appreciate the value of hard work and discipline, and experience the joy of learning. Park's faculty encourages each student to strive for intellectual, physical and moral growth, and to become contributing members of the community. At the Park School, faculty engage respectfully with families and demonstrate sensitivity to cultures, values, configurations, and beliefs.The Spanish teacher is a member of the schools Upper Division (Grades 5-8) and reports to the Head of the Upper Division. This teacher is responsible for working with faculty and staff in support of the schools mission and curricular goals. The ideal candidate will have a strong background teaching Spanish to middle school-aged students. The ideal candidate will also be a collaborative team member who has had experience creating teaching materials and hands-on projects to make language come alive in a classroom rich with differentiated instruction. This is a 10-month, 1.0 FTE teaching position with the opportunity for additional stipend(s) for co-curricular programs and activities.Roles & ResponsibilitiesTeaches four sections of Spanish in Grades 5-8Serves as an Upper Division AdvisorParticipates in the school community, including faculty and committee work, weekly school duties, and activitiesDemonstrates a deep understanding of the relationship between curriculum, subject matter, and child developmentImplements creative and innovative curriculum, instruction, and assessmentCollaborate with the Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion to keep multiculturalism and diversity as a priority of curricular work and curriculum developmentIntegrates diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core value of the School and classroom learningFosters a classroom environment where students feel comfortable to take risks, make mistakes, and be curiousDifferentiates instructionUses technology tools to advance student learning and growthWorks in partnership with students and their familiesQualificationsBachelors Degree requiredMasters Degree preferredFluency in Spanish3 years teaching experience preferredMiddle school level teaching preferredStrong interpersonal skills with students, colleagues, and other adults; team skills, such as lesson planning with othersStrong communication skills, including experience in writing student comments and other school-related documentsMotivation and interest in professional development, including MaFLA and ACTFL eventsExperience teaching cultural topics in a project-based learning curriculumDemonstrated experience working in a culturally diverse communityExperience with (and interest in) planning for organizing and leading overseas language-based travelPrevious experience and/or interest in athletic coaching or supporting student-led clubs, organizations, and eventsApplication InformationPlease visit The Park School career page to complete an application and upload your resume, cover letter, leadership philosophy, and names and contact information of three professional references.The Park School welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our community and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching and learning.The Park School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or family composition or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its employment, education, admission, financial aid, and other policies and programs.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: The Park School, Brookline , Upper Division Spanish Teacher, Other , brookline, Massachusetts

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