Are you looking for a stimulating summer teaching opportunity—one that will allow you to be part of a growing program, teach a dynamic and exceptional curriculum, work with other talented educators, and work on a beautiful campus that is rich in history and technology?
Lakeside School’s Summer School Programs is currently recruiting for a Spanish IIIteacher. This is a graded course, and students will earn one year of credit for the course. There will be about three hours of homework assigned each day during the on-campus portion of the course, and more flexible interactive homework assignments during the travel component. The position will be part time. The Lakeside campus portion of the class will run June 24 – July 5, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., with one additional hour per day of office hours. The Global Service Learning travel component will run July 7- July 29. There will be a final week of on-campus instruction July 30-August 2, with one additional hour per day of office hours. There will also be a mandatory Summer School orientation on Thursday, June 20.
Create organized and engaging lesson plans for each day
Supervise and instruct students during class time
Provide individual support to students needing additional instruction
Provide grades and written comments at the end of the course for each student
GSL Responsibilities (responsibilities may be divided among the GSL trip leaders):
Attend leader training, pre-trip meetings such as the medical meeting and trip logistics meeting
Travel with students and co-leaders to/from Seattle to host country service site and reside in the community with the group (obligatory)
Oversee all aspects of the program on site (travel logistics, home-stay arrangements, and program activities), pre-trip curriculum, and language training (if applicable); service work with the partner organization; students health and safety; planning and overseeing daily reflection and curricular meetings
Maintain financial records of expenses incurred during the trip
Evaluate the project, submit written comments on students, and turn in all receipts and a budget report within two weeks of return
Compensation and Benefits
The stipend for this position is $7,500. Lunch is included during the Lakeside on-campus component of the course. The course will only run if enough students register. Enrollment will remain open until June 1. If the number of students enrolled is too small on June 1, the course will not run, and, therefore, the stipend will not be paid. All GSL-related expenses are paid for by Lakeside School.
Interested candidates should visit Lakeside’s website, www.lakesideschool.org, to apply online. To access the employment page, select the “about us” button on the home page. The application process will remain open until a qualified candidate has accepted an offer. Applicants being considered will be interviewed. Phone or Skype interviews are acceptable for candidates who are not local. For additional questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Kat Yorks, Director of Summer School Programs, by e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone, 206-440-2701. PLEASE DO NOT SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS TO KAT YORKS’S E-MAIL. Application materials need to be posted online.
Lakeside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking to diversify its workplace.
A bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, in Spanish, education, or a related field
Teaching experience with high-school level students
Experience with curriculum development
Experience in working with a wide range of learning styles
Candidates must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check
Wilderness First Aid certification (sponsored by Lakeside)
Excellent communication and human relation skills
Strong organizational skills
Positive and collaborative attitude
Sense of humor and enthusiasm
About Lakeside School
Lakeside School was founded in 1919, and currently enrolls 858 students in grades 5 through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
The School’s Mission and shared commitment of all Lakeside employees is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a global society. We provide a rigorous, dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning. We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning.