Rocky Hill School, a private, independent day school for students in grades PK-12 located on the shores of Narragansett Bay in East Greenwich, RI, 20 minutes south of Providence, is currently seeking a part-time (¾, with benefits) Upper School Spanish teacher to begin in August 2018.
Rocky Hill’s mission is to educate the whole child -- mind, body, and spirit. We value an educational approach that recognizes that every student learns academic content when it is presented through an approach that values their social and emotional development, and their growth in the eight Rocky Hill Student Competencies, navigation, citizenship, critical thinking, communication, innovation, ethics, global-mindedness, and self-awareness.
This position requires the ability to teach Spanish courses at all levels, 9-12. Candidates must exhibit strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and be willing to participate fully in Rocky Hill School's community.
Rocky Hill’s faculty also work as advisors, and candidates should demonstrate the ability to connect with students to develop healthy and supportive relationships. Candidates who can contribute to Rocky Hill’s extracurricular programs as a coach will receive special consideration.
Rocky Hill School's learning environment consists of student-centered, discussion-based (Harkness) classrooms and a 1:1 tablet laptop program.
The ideal candidate will be able to collaborate easily and naturally with others, while also being self-directed. A knowledge of project-based learning, or other progressive or innovative pedagogical approaches is preferred.
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Spanish or a comparable field, with a master’s degree preferred, and two or more years of teaching experience.
Please direct all inquiries via email to Diane Rich, Assistant Head of School for Internal Affairs, at email@example.com.
About Rocky Hill School
Founded in 1934, Rocky Hill School is a private, independent, country day school for grades preschool through 12. Located on 84 acres overlooking Narragansett Bay, Rocky Hill School provides a challenging college preparatory foundation and diverse opportunities for students to explore and pursue their intellectual, athletic and artistic passions.