Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, college preparatory school, committed to the intellectual, spiritual, artistic, physical and social development of young women in grades 6 through 12. The School emphasizes academic challenge, joy of learning and education of well-rounded women of faith and action. The Holy Child community welcomes students and families of different faiths and diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the philosophy of our founder Cornelia Connelly, Holy Child values the uniqueness of each individual and fosters a life of service to others.
The World Languages Department is seeking a full-time Upper School Spanish teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. S/he will teach five sections of Spanish and support the school community through involvement on committees and in student life activities. S/he will work closely with the other Spanish teachers to ensure an integrated and cohesive curriculum, while being encouraged to use creative and innovative teaching practices that achieve student-learning outcomes based on ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. S/he will attend department meetings, collaborate with colleagues and maintain good communication with families about student progress.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume/Curriculum Vitae and statement of teaching philosophy to Mary Switzer Haardt Chair, World Languages Department at email@example.com.
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience using core practices of world language teaching and be able to teach all levels of Spanish including Advanced Placement. S/he will hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish or a related field and demonstrate native or near native fluency in the language. Expertise in Latin American and/or Spanish literature and culture is preferred, as well as a passion for Catholic and independent education.