The World Languages Department at Darlington School seeks an experienced Spanish teacher beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. This educator would join a dynamic environment of teaching professionals who are continuously growing and collaborating. The candidate must be open to learning from his/her colleagues and is comfortable sharing ideas and collaborating with their colleagues. The candidate must also demonstrate fluency and extensive knowledge of important concepts in the discipline and how they relate to other disciplines.
The ideal candidate will have classroom teaching experience at the high school level and holds a bachelor’s degree in the content area, though a master’s degree is preferred.
Darlington seeks candidates who can contribute to the academic and extracurricular life of the school. Preference will be given to teachers who have international experience and can support the other programs within the World Language department.
Supports the school’s goal to use language immersion in the classroom, projects and presentations.
Provides individual, group and project based learning instruction designed to meet individual needs and help the students make satisfactory achievement in school.
Delivers clear instruction and differentiates instruction according to diverse student needs.
Conveys a high degree of genuine enthusiasm for the content and learning.
Designs activities in a coherent progression.
Actively obtains diagnostic information from students regarding their understanding of the content and monitors their progress.
Uses assessments results to plan and adjust future instructions.
Provides opportunities for students to assess their own learning.
Plans and delivers instructions to meet the needs of a culturally diverse student body.
Makes extensive and creative use of available technology.
Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays such as bulletin boards, interest centers, artwork, etc.
Models, shares and initiates best practices, concept and content knowledge and understanding with colleagues.
Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health and learning problems.
About Darlington School
Founded in 1905, Darlington School is a coeducational day (Pre-K - 12) and boarding (9 - 12) school serving over 700 students. Darlington’s campus stretches over 500 acres, nestled around a small lake in the foothills of the Lookout Mountain Range in Rome, Georgia, a medical center and college town located one hour from Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Our school community represents an average of 25 states and 30 countries worldwide. A Darlington employee thrives on team work and takes initiative, exhibits a commitment to the school, community and its mission and is a life-long learner. Our students are the center of all that we do and, together, we challenge them to learn with passion, act with integrity, and serve with respect.