About SPA: St. Paul Academy and Summit School is a coeducational, non-sectarian, college preparatory day school serving over 920 students in kindergarten through grade 12. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, SPA also draws students from Minneapolis and throughout the surrounding communities. For additional information, please visit our website at www.spa.edu.
Position: SPA seeks candidates for the position of Lower School Spanish Teacher.
Position Begins: August 2019 Status: Full-time, Exempt Department: Instructional, Lower School (grades K-5)
Job Description: Candidates should possess the ability to teach young children Spanish language and culture, providing an immersive experience in the target language through multi-modal, differentiated, and responsive instruction. In addition, candidates should demonstrate the ability to create developmentally appropriate curricula, establish a nurturing and engaging classroom environment for all students, and work collaboratively with a teaching partner, various colleagues, and parents/guardians. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrate strength in the integration of technology to enhance Spanish instruction, and apply knowledge regarding best instructional practices in teaching world languages. Candidates are expected to carry out the mission of SPA, "shaping the minds and hearts of the people who will change the world," to support the vision of the Lower School and to contribute to the life of the school outside of the classroom.
Required skills: Preferred qualifications include native or near-native fluency in Spanish, a Master’s degree in World Language Education, Spanish or other related field, and experience with planning/coordinating student language experiences/trips.
How to Apply: The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and a list of references. To apply, please visit our website at www.spa.edu/employment.
St. Paul Academy and Summit School is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.