Doane Academy seeks a full-time lower school Spanish teacher with the following qualifications and experience:
Experience with and/or training in teaching lower school Spanish (preschool-grade 5).
Superior oral and written fluency in Spanish.
Masters Degree in Spanish or related field preferred.
Having both an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit.
Enthusiasm for, and knowledge about, Spanish-speaking cultures.
Ability to teach within an immersion model (ability to teach class 100% in the target language).
Familiarity with proficiency-based curricula and communicative approach to instruction.
Willingness to collaborate with other lower school teachers and middle and upper school Spanish teachers.
Expertise with using technology to support language acquisition.
Time spent living or studying abroad is a plus.
Familiarity with, or experience, teaching in an independent school environment is a plus.
Interested candidates should send a cover lever and resume to Allison Baratta, Head of Middle School, at email@example.com
About Doane Academy
Since its founding in 1837, Doane Academy has helped students to realize their interests, develop their talents, and have a significant impact on the world around them.
For children ages 3 through twelfth grade, Doane Academy is committed to developing intelligent, capable young people within a school culture where students are known, loved, and strongly encouraged to realize their full potential.
The students, faculty and staff at Doane Academy are all part of a supportive and encouraging school family. Our teachers are attentive to the needs of each student as an individual, and work closely with both students and parents to insure success in academics and extracurricular activities. The school's rigorous college preparatory curriculum, strong athletic program, and numerous opportunities in extracurricular activities cultivate the development of character, leadership, emotional maturity, and standards of ethical conduct that are essential in preparation for college and education for life.