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3/4-Time Spanish Teacher

Expected Beginning Date: August 2018
Application Deadline:  Until Filled
Position Description:
The Athenian Middle School is seeking a part-time Spanish Teacher to teach three sections of Middle School Spanish and one Middle School elective per trimester. All aspects of the Spanish curriculum are covered: literature, written and oral expression, grammar, mechanics, and cross-curricular projects. Athenian Middle School teachers are student advisors and also teach a percentage of Focus Days commensurate with their teaching percentage. Candidate assumes all duties of a Middle School teacher.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan and teach three sections of Middle School Spanish
  • Coordinate curriculum and Focus Days with language team
  • Implement advisory curriculum and maintain strong relationships with advisees
  • All teachers perform standard faculty responsibilities including:
    • Attend weekly faculty meetings and participate in extra duties such as orientation, Open House, Middle School socials and interim trips
    • Communicate with parents and outside professionals regarding individual students as needed
    • Prepare progress reports, term grades, and conference notes 
Core Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three years of teaching experience
  • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of the diverse cultures of Latin America and Spain
  • A passion for working with adolescents
  • Experience and familiarity with technology as a tool in teaching Spanish
  • Commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinary teaching
  • Demonstrated commitment to education for democracy, justice, equity, inclusion, community service, and environmental stewardship 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree
  • Teaching Certificate
  • Extensive experience with project-based and experiential education 

Please send letter of interest, current resume, and three references via email to mshiring@athenian.org.
 
Address your letter of interest to: Lauren Railey, Middle School Head. Please also include the particular source through which you learned about this position: Job search website (which one?), professional referral organization (which one?), Athenian website, etc.
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