The Sagemont School inspires academic excellence through intellectual exploration, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Students are encouraged to take responsible risks and develop a deep understanding of social responsibility as active agents of change. Spanish for Spanish Speakers Position Summary:
The Spanish teacher will have the primary responsibility for planning, programming, and teaching Spanish to native speakers in alignment with the middle and high school curricular objectives. The Spanish teacher will be responsible for establishing a positive, encouraging, appropriate relationship with students in which they are both held to high standards and supported in their attempts to meet them. A love of students and complete dedication to their success, combined with a passion for the Spanish language and culture, effective professional skills, a positive, team-centered personality, and a dedication to life-long learning are all necessary for teaching success at The Sagemont School. Our future innovative Spanish educator must also be compassionate, patient, observant, detail-oriented, creative and think
outside the box.Position Responsibilities:
Education and Skills Requirements:
- Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
- Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
- Facilitate activities and projects that incorporate communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
- Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
- Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
- Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
- Participate in training and professional development.
- Knowledge of encouraging students to be global citizens and active members of our local communities, linguistically and culturally.
- Desire to continue professional development.
- An ability and enthusiasm for promoting the school and its mission to a broad and diverse group of people.
- Excellent work ethic, positive attitude, flexibility and willingness to grow as an educator.
Completed Bachelors Degree
Experience as an Advanced Placement Spanish teacher in Literature and Language
Experience teaching native Spanish speakers
Minimum 3 years of experience as a Spanish teacher