Walsingham Academy seeks a full-time Lower SchoolSpanish Teacher for the 2017-2018 academic year. The teacher is responsible for providing an Introduction to Spanish through weekly instruction in grades K-3 and 4-5 days per week in grades 4-7. Candidates for this position will demonstrate a passion for teaching young children, as well as an understanding of the social, emotional, and intellectual development of children ages 5-13.
Work closely with members of the faculty and administration to support the educational, social and emotional development of students
Communicate proactively and effectively with parents
Participate as an active member of teaching teams to support curriculum development and integration
Work closely with teaching team members, Learning Specialists, and School Counselor to identify and address student learning needs
Model excellent problem solving and project management skills and a commitment to viewing challenges as problems that can be solved rather than obstacles that cannot be overcome
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Spanish or related fields
Bilingual and fluent (writing and speaking) in English and Spanish
Experience teaching at the elementary through middle school level
Excellent classroom management, communication and organizational skills
Ability to teach students with diverse learning styles
Ability to manage new initiatives from concept to completion
Walsingham Academy is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory, PreK – 12 grade school founded in 1947. Located on a 30-acre campus in Williamsburg, Virginia, Walsingham Academy is dedicated to creating a community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience, pursuing academic excellence, building character, and fostering community.