Position Summary: Holy Ghost Preparatory School is seeking a full-time, experienced Spanish teacher. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of high school teaching experience or its equivalent and a Master’s degree or higher in Spanish or Spanish education. A successful candidate will have the ability to teach and engage students of all levels of a world language and will have demonstrated success in Advanced Placement courses such as Spanish Language or Spanish Literature and Culture. Special preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach Spanish and an additional world language. A typical full-time position involves teaching five classes and additional community responsibilities such as coaching, oncampus supervision or sponsoring a student organization or club. Candidates should have a strong interest in working in a collaborative environment with highly motivated students and an experienced faculty, as well as an understanding of best practices. A strong proficiency integrating technology into the curriculum as well as experience with Bring Your Own Device environment is a plus. Salary will be based on the candidate's experience and qualifications.
Develop and maintain long range and daily instructional plans.
Integrate technology seamlessly into teaching strategies and practices.
Use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies that push students to reach a higher level of thinking.
Promote problem solving, cooperative negotiating skills and conflict resolution strategies.
Structure lessons that encourage risk-taking in learning and model lifelong learning.
Actively involve students in the classroom through group work, explorations, questioning, discussion, and other cooperative teaching techniques.
Assist in the development and implementation of the school improvement plan in order to improve student achievement and success.
Essential Skills, Requirements, Education and Experience:
Commitment to embracing Catholic education, specifically the mission of Holy Ghost Preparatory School.
A team player and team builder that has a passion for and commitment to achieving excellence in all aspects of the School’s mission.
Provides support to the department with world language organizations and clubs.
Strong organizational, leadership, and written and verbal communication skills.
About Holy Ghost Preparatory School
Holy Ghost Preparatory School (HGP) is an independent private Roman Catholic secondary educational institution founded by the members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, the Spiritans. HGP is dedicated to the quality education of college-bound young men through a commitment to excellence in liberal arts and sciences education and through a deep concern for moral, spiritual and ethical values grounded in the traditions of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. This tradition fosters the development of community in “one heart and one mind”, the cultivation of each student’s unique gifts, academic excellence, and generous service to the poor.