Upper School Spanish/ELL Teacher Grand River Academy is seeking a Spanish Teacher for 2019-2020. Must be able to work nights and weekends and live in Academy housing for the duration of the assignment. Grand River Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school located in Austinburg, Ohio, that serves over 100 young men in grades 8-12, with a post-graduate option. Room and board are provided for the successful candidate.
Teaching responsibilities including but not limited to:
5 Sections of Teaching
Scheduled to teach Spanish I, Spanish II and ELL courses
In addition to teaching, the other responsibilities are:
To correspond with each advisees family/guardians weekly.
To participate in the weekday, weekend and Friday afternoon duty rotation as assigned by the school.
To supervise two-afternoon activities per week or coach a sport.
To obtain the permitting and maintain the ability to drive students for the school.
To serve as a positive role model for the students, faculty, staff and other members of the school’s community.
To participate in department meetings and whole faculty meetings.
To adhere to all policies and procedures as stated in the Faculty/Staff Handbook.
To perform other duties as assigned by the head of school.
To support the school and its leadership.
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
Native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Spanish
Fluency with Spanish language pedagogy
Experience teaching Spanish and ESL
Minimum of three years teaching experience required
Permanent Non-Tax Certificate issued by the State of Ohio
Successful completion of a T-8 physical and a valid drivers license
Successful completion of a background and drug screen
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
About Grand River Academy
Established in 1831, Grand River Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school located in Austinburg, Ohio, that serves over 100 young men in grades 8-12, with a post-graduate option. The faculty and staff continue to make strides in the school’s mission to educate the total young man – academically, socially and emotionally to prepare them for lifelong success. The school offers small and intimate class sizes, individualized instruction and supportive faculty. Grand River Academy serves a unique and important niche - helping young men unlock and activate their full potential.