The Upper School Spanish Teacher works under the direction of the Dean of the World Language and Literature Domain and the Coordinator for World Languages, who oversee all curriculum and faculty in our Spanish program, which serves students K–12. Candidates for the Spanish teacher at Ross should have experience teaching grades 7–12 as well as the ability to teach advanced courses. Candidates must be interested in teaching in a program that emphasizes the integration of history and culture into the language program, and able to help students appreciate the need for language learning in today’s world. Responsibilities also include curriculum development, sequencing and integration, and student evaluation and placement.
Ross School’s mission is to change the way education meets the future; to foster interdisciplinary, integrated thinking and innovative leadership; to engage fully in the global community; and to facilitate lifelong learning. Ross School was founded in 1991 by Courtney Ross and Steven J. Ross. They recognized that preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century requires new paradigms ...to transform education. Aided by the research of educational pioneers and leading thinkers, they expanded upon some of the best practices in K–12 education, combining them with the notion that leadership in an increasingly connected and rapidly changing world demands a global perspective and an openness to technology and innovation.
Located on two campuses in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, New York, Ross School serves 520 students pre-nursery to grade 12. Beginning in grade 7, the school hosts a growing number of domestic and international boarding students on the Upper School campus. The nonprofit Ross Institute, founded by Courtney Sale Ross in 1996, promotes understanding of globalization’s implications for precollegiate education and develops and provides curriculum resources and mentoring to schools around the world interested in adopting the Ross model. Ross School operates as Ross Institute’s lab school. www.ross.org
Positions for boarding house parents who live in boarding houses and supervise students are also available and may be combined with any position.