The Steward School is committed to diversity and the development of an educational environment that fosters mutual respect, responsibility, and empathy in our school and in life. We value the presence of individuals whose differences include, but are not limited to, age, ethnicity, gender, learning style, talents, physical ability, political views, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and family structure. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs.
This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic school whose members are passionate about ideas, teaching, and developing positive student-teacher relationships and engaged, ethical citizens and leaders.
The Steward School seeks an enthusiastic and committed Upper School Spanish teacher for the academic year 2019-2020. This is a part-time, non-benefited faculty position reporting to the Director of Upper School.
This position will teach one to three sections of Upper School Spanish courses, up to pre-AP level.
The preferred candidate will be able to:
Plan and deliver creative and effective instruction that develops critical thinking skills;
Deliver each class in the target language to create a full classroom immersion experience;
Utilize technology to facilitate instruction;
Collaborate effectively with colleagues;
Post and maintain curriculum, syllabi, and grades;
Demonstrate familiarity with differentiated learning instruction.
Qualifications and experience:
Bachelor’s degree and major concentration in Spanish and/or Education is required.
The preferred candidate will have:
A native or near native language proficiency;
Master’s degree and/or Commonwealth of Virginia certification;
Relevant classroom experience including Upper School Spanish instruction;
Technological proficiency in the classroom including Google Educational apps, interactive whiteboards, and electronic grade books;
Growth mindset and willingness to pursue ongoing professional development;
Experience with coaching and/or club sponsorship;
Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Compensation and Benefits:
No benefits included.
About The Steward School
The Steward School's mission begins with "to prepare each child for college and for life." Critical to this endeavor are the faculty and staff members of our private school. Our core character values are honor, responsibility, and achievement, balanced by caring and respect for oneself and for others. Our faculty and staff are much more than mere representations of these values—they are the designers, sculptors, and builders that frame our students’ educational goals with these values in mind.
Why Work at Steward?
The Steward School was named one of the 2017 Top Workplaces in the Richmond region by the Richmond Times-Dispatch in conjunction with Workplace Dynamics. In addition, Steward offers a competitive compensation package and eligible employees receive the following:
Health and dental insurance, individual premium paid by the school
Life insurance equal to the employee's salary, premium paid by the school
Long-term and short-term disability coverage, premium paid by the school
Flexible spending account; pre-tax deductions for medical, dental, and dependent care expenses
AFLAC supplemental insurance available as a pre-tax deduction and includes cancer, intens...ive care, and disability insurance
Paid leave and vacation policy
403(b) plan (TIAA-CREF) and school contribution
Professional development grants and funding for conferences and seminars
Tuition remission (JK-12) for faculty and staff children
Discounted lunch plan
After-school care provided for enrolled faculty and staff children from dismissal until 6 p.m. at no fee
We invite you to find out more about how you can become a part of our community.