We are seeking candidates for a part-time Upper School Spanish teaching position for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidate will have Advanced Mid or higher proficiency in Spanish and be fluent in English. This person will teach in the Upper School and will be instrumental in contributing to the growth of the World Language curriculum. Preference will be given to applicants who have knowledge of the ACTFL Proficiency Standards, who currently teach to the three modes of communication, who are dedicated to creating lessons and activities centered around the learner, possess proficient technology skills, and who implement authentic materials in the World Language classroom.
We are searching for someone who is adaptive and willing to adjust to differing student needs. This candidate will be open to professional development and feedback. In addition, this person must be highly organized, efficient, and someone who relates well with students, faculty, and parents. This person will work closely with our Upper School World Language Department. A willingness to participate in our growing exchange/travel programs is also a plus.
Teach a load of 2-3classes out of a six period day.
Communicate with parents of students on a regular basis via letters, email, phone calls, and/or meetings.
Attend mandatory faculty meetings and other events.
Other duties, as assigned by the Head of Upper School.
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIRED:
BA required, Masters preferred, a minimum of 2 years teaching experience preferred
Established in 1969, Cannon School is a private independent junior kindergarten through 12th grade college-preparatory institution. Cannon attracts more than 1,000 students from Concord, Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Charlotte, the University City area, Kannapolis, and Salisbury. Located on a 65-acre campus on Poplar Tent Road in Concord, Cannon has three divisions- Lower Schoo...l (junior kindergarten - grade 4), Middle School (grades 5 – 8), and Upper School (grades 9-12)- and is served by 209 full-time faculty and staff members. With a school community committed to inclusivity, intentionality, and innovation, Cannon School is a place where students come to belong, find their purpose, and invent the future.