About SPA: St. Paul Academy and Summit School is a coeducational, 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 Upper School Spanish and French Teacher.
Position Begins: August 2019 Status: Full-time, Exempt Department: Instructional Faculty, Upper School (grades 9-12)
Job Description: This is an on-going, full-time appointment open to applicants with the expertise and acumen to teach two target languages effectively and thoughtfully.
The ideal candidate will have strong academic training and expertise in the study of world languages, with a special emphasis on the ability to teach upper-level Spanish courses as needed, and introductory French courses. As importantly, we seek a candidate who has a demonstrated passion for working with young people, and who believes deeply that exposing students to diverse ideas, peoples, and cultures is essential to the successful teaching of world languages.
The most successful candidates will approach their role as an advisor with a drive to better understand the emotional needs of their students and support a program where self-reflection, empathy, and flexibility are the goals. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Candidates should support the mission of SPA, the vision of the Upper School, and be eager to join a professional community where collaboration is valued and where openness to growth is the norm.
Required skills: Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Candidates should support the mission of SPA, the vision of the Upper School, and be eager to join a professional community where collaboration is valued and where openness to growth is the norm. Bachelor’s degree required. A Master's degree in language or teaching is preferred.
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.