Rocky Hill School, a private, independent day school for students in grades PK-12 located on the shores of Narragansett Bay in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, 20 minutes south of Providence, seeks a full-time Upper and Middle School Spanish teacher to begin in August 2019.
Rocky Hill School’s educational approach recognizes that every student learns academic content when it is presented in a way that values their particular learning profile, their social and emotional development, and their growth in the eight Rocky Hill Student Competencies: navigation, citizenship, critical thinking, communication, innovation, ethics, global-mindedness, and self-awareness.
This position requires the ability to teach Spanish courses at all levels, 6-12, in a learning environment of small classes and a 1:1 laptop program.
Ideal candidates for teaching at RHS are able to collaborate easily and naturally with others, while also being self-directed. A knowledge of project-based learning, or other progressive or innovative pedagogical approaches, is preferred. Specifically, RHS seeks candidates who are enthusiastic about contemporary, constructivist approaches to teaching.
Rocky Hill School’s faculty also work as advisers, and candidates should demonstrate the ability to connect with students to develop healthy and supportive relationships.
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, with a master’s degree preferred.
Candidates must exhibit strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and be willing to participate fully in Rocky Hill School's community.
Please direct all inquiries via email to Mike Gwaltney, Head of Upper School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Rocky Hill School
Founded in 1934, Rocky Hill School is a private, independent, day school for grades nursery through 12, located on 84 acres overlooking Narragansett Bay. RHS is focused on contemporary and innovative teaching, and an interactive educational experience that prepares students to become leaders and lifelong learners. Our diverse student body is challenged academically and afforded opportunities not found at other schools. Our small school community, where every student matters, allows for individualized instruction and creates a familial setting throughout campus. Upper, Middle, and Lower School students interact with each other and faculty in ways that create a distinct learning dynamic. Our mission is the educate the whole child—mind, body, and spirit.
Average Class Size: 12 students. Student to Faculty Ratio: 5:1.