Grand River Academy is seeking a Spanish Teacher for 2018-2019 school year with a start date of 8/27/2018. Must be able to work nights and weekends and live in Academy housing for the duration of assignment.Grand River Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school located in Austinburg, Ohio, that serves over 100 young men in grades 8-12, with a post-graduate option. Room and board are provided for the successful candidate.
Teaching responsibilities including but not limited to:
5 Sections of Teaching
Ability to teach through Spanish 3
In addition to teaching, the other responsibilities are:
To correspond with each advisee’s family/guardians weekly.
To participate in the weekday, weekend, and Friday afternoon duty rotation as assigned by the school.
To supervise two afternoon activities per week or coach a sport.
To obtain the permitting and maintain the ability to drive students for the school.
To serve as a positive role model for the students, faculty, staff and other members of the school’s community.
To participate in department meetings and whole faculty meetings.
To adhere to all policies and procedures as stated in the Faculty/Staff Handbook.
To perform other duties as assigned by the head of school.
To support the school and its leadership.
Housing (room and board)
Meals while school is in session
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
Native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Spanish
Strong background in Spanish culture and literature
Fluency with Spanish language pedagogy
Experience teaching Spanish
Minimum of three years teaching experience required
Permanent Non-Tax Certificate issued by the State of Ohio
Successful completion of a T-8 physical and a valid driver’s license
Successful completion of a background and drug screen
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in PowerPoint, Word and other computer skills, is required
Ability to work easily with the GRA community, including faculty, students, fellow staff, etc.
Requires weekend and evening work.
About Grand River Academy
Established in 1831, Grand River Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school located in Austinburg, Ohio, that serves over 100 young men in grades 8-12, with a post-graduate option. The faculty and staff continue to make strides in the school’s mission to educate the total young man – academically, socially and emotionally to prepare them for lifelong success. The school offers small and intimate class sizes, individualized instruction and supportive faculty. Grand River Academy serves a unique and important niche - helping young men unlock and activate their full potential.