Academic and residential duties include, but are not limited to:
Teach three levels of Spanish, Basic through Advanced.
Design and implement a scope and sequence for a cohesive Spanish language Program.
Maintain records of student progress
Communicate regularly with students’ advisors and parents.
Evening dorm and study hall coverage as well as weekend duty rotation.
Most faculty live in campus housing or in the dormitory as a hall parent. Faculty are required to work approximately 10 weekends throughout the school year as residential supervision and a trip chaperone. In addition, they will have 2-4 advisees and be expected to maintain close communication with the parents of their advisees.
Oral and written fluency in Spanish
An undergraduate/graduate degree in Spanish, Education, and/or related field.
Experience teaching students with a wide range of skills and abilities.
Excellent organizational skills.
Effective communication skills with students, faculty, parents, and school districts.
Positive spirit and eagerness to be part of a vibrant community.
About Purnell School
The Purnell School is a creative and progressive boarding and day school for girls who learn differently. Our community of research-dedicated faculty and staff serve grades 9-12 and post-grad students who strive to think outside the box and dance to their own beat. The Purnell School transforms the lives of young women with learning differences. For girls with dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, ADHD, executive functioning, auditory processing disorder, and other language and attention-based learning differences, we are a haven. For girls with school and home-based learning challenges who thrive in a small learning environment, we are their match.
The Purnell School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in community and does not discriminate on the basis of color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. The Purnell School is a nonsectarian independent school located in Pottersville, NJ, an hour from New York City.