Allen-Stevenson seeks a dynamic, collaborative Spanish teacher for a full time position. We are an innovative faculty that seeks candidates to complement the strengths of our program and to add his or her own expertise and background to provide additional breadth to the core of the curriculum.
Candidates should understand differentiated instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners and possess the ability and willingness to use multiple teaching methods to reach a broad range of students.
Teachers are required to follow our curriculum guide, plan engaging and challenging units of study, differentiate for diverse learners as well as heritage language learners, use formative and summative assessments, keep anecdotal and assessment records and use them to write comprehensive student reports, and to create end-of-unit performance assessments which demonstrate what students know and can do independently. Additionally, the teacher will serve as advisors to a small group of boys. At Allen-Stevenson, a teacher is expected to participate fully in the life of the school, be a team player, a supportive colleague, and a hard worker.
Advanced degree in Spanish education
Fluency in Spanish and college-level reading and writing skills in Spanish
A passion for working with young people
An understanding of educating boys
An understanding of early childhood development
An openness to professional development and continuous learning
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent degree or educational qualifications from an accredited college or university.
Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of instructional techniques
At least two years of full-time teaching experience in K-8 public or independent schools beyond student teaching
Experience in curriculum mapping, backwards planning, creating performance assessments
Strong skills in second-language learning with focus on project-based learning, Total Physical Response, TPRS, Digital storytelling
Level of comfort with new technologies in a 1:1 setting: using technology to support differentiation, managing a class portal, teaching basic technology literacy skills.
Responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to:
Instruction of multiple sections of Spanish ranging from grade K-9
Collaborations with other language teachers around curriculum and pedagogy
Other responsibilities such as advising, interdisciplinary collaboration, elective courses, possible coaching, and other extra-curricular activities
Applicants should supply the following materials to Samara Spielberg, Spanish Team Leader. (firstname.lastname@example.org):
Statement of Educational philosophy
List of references
The Allen-Stevenson School actively seeks to forward diversity goals through its process of hiring faculty and staff.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.