We are seeking a Spanish teacher for one-trimester (January 2 to March 16, 2018). Primary responsibilities include teaching 4 Spanish classes: level 3, level 3 Honors and level 5. Additional responsibilities include collaborating closely with colleagues in the Spanish Program and attending regular meetings of the World Languages Department and Upper School Faculty meetings.
The ideal candidate should have a strong background in Spanish language instruction with preference for native Spanish speakers. Bachelors degree required, masters preferred and at least two years' full-time teaching experience, preferably in independent schools. In addition the candidate will demonstrate the following:
Ability to engage students to converse in Spanish in and out of class
Excellent writing skills both in English and Spanish. Please, submit samples.
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
Ability to collaborate with colleagues
Ability to coach and/or sponsor a significant activity
Comfort with the independent school setting and involvement
Understand and exhibit high standards of professional conduct
Warmth, sense of humor, and tact
Knowledge of third language preferred
Experience and willingness to use technology in the classroom preferred
BB&N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in 1974 by the merger of two independent schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne & Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. Located on multiple campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community which enriches our daily experience. At BB&N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.