Marin Preparatory School (MPS) is a Spanish Infusion School that promotes the acquisition of Spanish language and an academically rigorous program through a blending of traditional and progressive practices. MPS is seeking for a Support teacher who will be working in tandem with the Lead Teacher in supporting the educational and social/emotional work with students in the classroom, with specialists and on the playground.
The position calls for a person that is sensitive in working with classroom teachers in integrating a defined Spanish language experience and can bring awareness of the various Spanish speaking cultures to MPS including art, music, drama, history, geography and an awareness of cultural trends.
Native or Fluent Spanish speaker
Experience in the education field, working with children
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Strong ability to communicate and work collaboratively with teachers, parents, and students
Use Spanish as the primary language with both students and the classroom teacher, inside and outside the classroom
Follow the specific instructions of the Lead Teacher. This may involve working with an individual child or a small group of children on specific tasks
Assist the teacher in the creation, reproduction of materials, as well as recollect and grade student work
Help to create a safe and engaging learning environment
From time to time, you may lead a lesson. You will learn to develop strategies for good classroom management by observing the lead teacher and incorporating their strategies and others you become comfortable with
Be fully present and fully engaged with the students assisting them with their work
Be present and participative in Parent/Teacher Conferences
Chaperone students to specialist classrooms and assist the specialist teacher being fully engaged in the lessons
Participate with snack, lunch and recess duties
Create and develop lesson plans, instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
Additional Salary Information: MPS offers a competitive salary structure and full benefits.
About Marin Preparatory School
Marin Preparatory School is an independent, non-profit, co-educational school offering classes from Transitional Kindergarten currently through sixth grade. MPS will add one grade per year through 8th grade. Our mission is to provide opportunities for students to achieve their personal best, become positive and responsible community members, and to embrace learning, all in a warm and cheerful environment. We provide a progressive, Spanish-infused educational program that embraces interactive thinking with an experiential academic curriculum. Our goal is to support a child’s curiosity, stimulate a life long desire to seek knowledge, and to build a strong sense of community among students, faculty, and parents. At Marin Preparatory, we strive to make the ordinary, extraordinary.