The American School of Barcelona is tentatively seeking a talented, passionate Secondary Social Studies/History Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. In this role, you will be responsible for implementing the teaching curriculum, ensuring the success of our students, and to work with a team of teachers within the school and network community.
Main Job Duties:
Design lessons and units that lead to standards mastery and are aligned to grade level expectations and end-of- year assessments
Personalize instruction by planning a program of study that meets students individual needs
Collaborate with other humanities teachers, school leaders, IT integrators, and curricular specialists to ensure that instruction is always meeting the needs of all learners.
Secure and prepare instructional materials in advance using a variety of resources
Communicate regularly and often with families to both solicit their input and share student social and academic progress.
General Skills and Qualifications:
Valid teaching credentials and master's degree in pertinent subject area
Five years of recent work experience at the grade level(s) and in the subject area(s) of the position
Familiarity with recent North American teaching materials and methodologies
Experience with data-driven assessment tools that facilitate differentiated
Evidence of recent professional development activities
Experience working in an internationally and linguistically diverse school setting
Effective oral and written communication within a school community
Ability to integrate instructional technology into the curriculum
Experience and commitment to sponsoring co-curricular and extracurricular activities
Familiarity and experience with the Spanish language at the beginner/intermediate level is a plus
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Relocation allowance for a two-year contract of 6,500.00 Euros (gross) towards general relocation expenses, visa procurement expenses, and travel expenses. The amount will be paid at the start of the first year in your September payroll.
Yearly housing assistance on the first 5 years of contract of 1,250.00 Euros (gross) payable at the start of each year in your September payroll.
Assistance to travel back home of 1,250.00 Euros (gross) for non-EU residents and 400.00 (gross) Euros for EU residents for returning on the second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth school years.
Free tuition for resident dependent children accepted for admission based on the staff private agreement.
Salary increment of 560 every three years based on Spanish labor agreement for private schools.
Paid sick days on the first two days and paid personal leave in accordance with the Spanish labor agreement for private schools.
Free transportation on the school bus (if space permits) based on the staff private agreement.
Free lunch on school and teacher workdays based on the staff private agreement.
Use of a personal laptop computer for teaching staff for the extent of employment.
Net reimbursement of 390 Euros per year towards professional development.
Access to the school pension plan starting on the third year of contract. School puts in 3% of the gross salary amount.
About The American School of Barcelona
The American School of Barcelona (ASB) is an international, private, non-profit, coeducational day school serving students from 3-18 years old in the greater Barcelona metropolitan area since 1962. ASB offers a university preparatory curriculum which provides its graduates access to American, Spanish and international universities. ASB:
- is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
- is recognized in Spain as a Centro Extranjero (foreign school) by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Spanish Ministry of Education
- receives a grant from the US Department of State's Office of Overseas Schools
- belongs to the Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS) and European Council of International Schools(ECIS) regional associations
- participates in the European Sports Conference (ESC), a regional sports league made up of schools from around the region
- leads the Barcelona International School Association (BISA) and has close ties with other international schools in Spain
All graduates earn an American diploma and most choose the IB Diploma Program (IBDP) in their final two years, w...hich grants them access to Spanish universities as well as to universities around the world. The school has scored above the IBDP world average every year since it started granting the diploma in 2009. ASB was the first school in Barcelona to start the IB in English.