de Toledo High School, a vibrant and innovative independent high school, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Spanish teacher for a full-time teaching position beginning in August 2019. The candidate must show excellent skills as a teacher, and passion for teaching the Spanish language and the culture of different Spanish speaking regions. A strong candidate will have the heart of a teacher, the passion for igniting teenagers’ curiosity, and the love for inspiring students to move outside of their comfort zones.
Qualified candidates regardless of faith are encouraged to email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Teach assigned number of classes per contract.
Anticipated levels of instruction range from levels 1-3, and we highly value candidates who are able to teach multiple levels and learning styles.
Ongoing reflection on lessons, evaluations, curricula, course content, and course materials.
Integrate technology to support students learning.
Participate in community events and contribute to the rich school culture.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Enthusiasm for mission and vision of De Toledo High School and strong commitment to embrace and promote its culture.
Native or near native fluency in Spanish.
2+ years as a High School level teacher.
Experience in a fully-immersed classroom setting preferred.
Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent degree in Spanish, Education, Linguistics or related field.
Must be flexible, highly professional, eager to evolve as educators and enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment.
Demonstrate proficiency (ACTFL) in developing student’s proficiency in the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, within a relevant and culturally appropriate context.
Demonstrate ability to teach with a variety of modalities to reach different learning styles.
Ability to communicate with high school students.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with people at all levels and in all settings.
Willing communicator and collaborator; enthusiastic team player.
Unquestionable personal integrity, excellent judgment, sound instincts, diplomacy and patience.
Flexibility is key!
About de Toledo High School
Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) is an independent Jewish community high school located in West Hills, CA. It is a vibrant and academically rigorous school community where intellectual imagination and ethical action are inseparable. We seek to shape students into persons of character who will be respectful, knowledgeable and collaborative leaders who conduct themselves in accordance with ethical standards. At dTHS, every student may strive to be both an A+ student and an A+ human being.
Our mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character and shalom.
For more information, please visit www.dths.org.