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Spanish Instructor -Grades 5-8

 

Stevenson School is currently seeking a Middle Division Instructor of Spanish at our Carmel campus.  The successful candidate will be responsible for instructing students in the middle division from grades 5-8 and will create lesson plans and assessments, instruct students, provide feedback, and collaborate with other Spanish faculty members to develop curriculum focused on developing students’ Spanish proficiency.

 

Further expectations:
*Be philosophically aligned with the missions of the school and the department, including an understanding of proficiency-oriented instruction.
*Be inclined to critically-reflective practices across the full scope of craft, and favor a learner-centered approach to instruction.
*Meet and collaborate enthusiastically with colleagues to coordinate curriculum, assessments and lesson plans.
*Communicate with students, parents, and colleagues in a timely and professional manner.
*Display excellent classroom management, communication, and organizational skills.
*Contribute talents and skills to the school community in additional capacities, including coaching and advising.

 

Qualifications
*Fluency in spoken and written Spanish
*A BA in Elementary or Secondary Education, Spanish, or a related field, masters is preferred.
*Familiarity with the principles of teaching with comprehensible input (TCI) and proficiency-oriented instruction, including the American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) proficiency guidelines is preferred
*Professional experience relevant to working with middle school students.

 

Compensation
Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and education level, and includes lunch when school is in session. Stevenson provides an excellent, comprehensive benefits package,  a variety of health insurance offerings, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability offerings, and HSA/FSA options. Retirement benefits were suspended for 2020/21 due to the financial impact of the pandemic but will be reinstated as conditions improve. Resources to support advanced degree work, as well as participation in professional conferences, workshops, summer study, and travel, are also available.
Applicants
Interested candidates should provide a cover letter (addressed to Ms. Molly Bozzo, head of lower and middle divisions) stating interest in the position, a resume, and three supervisory references from recent employment. Please send materials to careers@stevensonschool.org.

Questions? Please contact Kathryn Haggquist, Middle Division Spanish teacher at khaggquist@stevensonschool.org.

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