The Episcopal School of Dallas prepares young men and women for lives of intellectual discovery, integrity, and purpose. Built upon our Founding Tenets of Daily Worship, Community, Ethical Decision-Making, and Service, ESD is committed to the intellectual, spiritual and physical wellness of every member of its community.
Founded in 1974 by The Reverend Stephen B. Swann with eight seventh-grade students, today ESD educates and inspires 1,150 students in grades beginner (age 3) through grade 12. ESD is located in Dallas, a modern metropolis of North Texas, and a commercial and cultural hub in the region.
At the heart of ESD are talented and compassionate faculty and staff who are the backbone of our institution and paramount to the school’s success. They adeptly balance rigorous, college preparatory coursework with understanding and nurturing of the whole child. Classes are small, with an overall student-teacher ratio of 7:1. ESD employees are lifelong learners, and the school invests nearly $500,000 in professional development annually. More than 250 serve the ESD community and all are appreciated and respected for their individual and collective contributions.
Purpose: The Episcopal School of Dallas, is seeking applicants for a position teaching Middle School Spanish for the 2019 20 school year. Successful candidates must demonstrate experience and skill in Spanish, as well as an enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring young people. The ideal candidate will possess a B.A. or higher degree in Spanish and have experience teaching Spanish to a range of ages and abilities. Additional knowledge of and experience teaching other languages is a plus.
Qualifications and skills:
3+ years experience as a Spanish instructor.
Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or related field; Master’s degree desirable
Experience with TPRS and Free Voluntary Reading programs based on the tenets of the Natural Approach and the theory of Comprehensible Input (preferred)
Ability and experience teaching multiple levels, preferred
Proficiency in educational technology and twenty-first-century pedagogy
Experience designing and implementing a 21st Century curriculum and instruction
Commitment to participate broadly and cheerfully in the life of the school
Possess a growth mindset
Skills to effectively collaborate with teachers
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.