We are seeking candidates for a full-time Upper School Spanish teaching position for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate will have Advanced Mid or higher proficiency in Spanish and be fluent in English. This person will teach in the Upper School and will be instrumental in contributing to the growth of the World Language curriculum. Preference will be given to applicants who have knowledge of the ACTFL Proficiency Standards, who currently teach to the three modes of communication, who are dedicated to creating lessons and activities centered around the learner, possess proficient technology skills, and who implement authentic materials in the World Language classroom.
We are searching for someone who is adaptive and willing to adjust to differing student needs. This candidate will be open to professional development and feedback. In addition, this person must be highly organized, efficient, and someone who relates well with students, faculty, and parents. This person will work closely with our Upper School World Language Department. A willingness to participate in our growing exchange/travel programs is also a plus.
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Education/Experience Requirements: BA in Spanish, Education or relevant study. 2-3 years high school teaching experience, preferred.
Be adaptive, flexible, curious, and creative
Effective problem solving and analytical ability
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work in a team environment
About Cannon School
Established in 1969, Cannon School is a private independent junior kindergarten through 12th grade college-preparatory institution. Cannon attracts 1,000 students from Concord, Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Charlotte, the University City area, Kannapolis, and Salisbury. Located on a 65-acre campus on Poplar Tent Road in Concord, Cannon’s 209 full-time faculty and staff members are committed to nurturing relationships at the heart of learning and engaging the learner in a journey of growth.