The Baldwin School is seeking an experienced full-time Upper School Spanish Teacher to teach four sections in grades 9-12, beginning August, 2019. Candidates must be fully fluent in Spanish with the ability to teach all sections. We are seeking a dynamic educator interested in working collaboratively on innovative curriculum design and development. Qualified candidates will have a strong understanding of current pedagogical practice in language instruction and have the ability to effectively differentiate instruction for all students. In addition to classroom responsibilities, faculty members contribute to the daily life of the school, by serving as an adviser, mentoring students in co-curricular programs, actively participating in department and divisional meetings and embracing the many leadership opportunities available to Baldwin community members.
Essential Teacher Qualifications:
Able to engage and challenge all students in rigorous content, utilizing well-planned lessons
Creative in instructional techniques and classroom management strategies
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with students, colleagues and parents
Seeks feedback to further on-going personal and professional growth
Well organized, flexible and collaborative
Demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive school community
Has excitement, joy and passion for teaching Spanish to Upper School students
A. in Spanish, Education or a related field, M.A. preferred, in either the specific subject area or education.
Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant classroom teaching experience required, preferably in an independent school setting
Interest and experience in the purposeful use of technology in the classroom
Demonstrated experience with project-based learning and cross divisional collaboration preferred
Experience with planning and leading student-centered educational trips abroad
Enthusiastic support of the School’s mission and the value of an all-girls educational experience
About The Baldwin School
Founded in 1888, The Baldwin School is an independent college preparatory school, developing talented girls into confident young women with vision, global understanding and the competency to make significant and enduring contributions to the world. The School nurtures our students’ passion for intellectual rigor in academics, creativity in the arts and competition in athletics, forming women capable of leading their generation while living balanced lives. In a nurturing atmosphere that reflects socioeconomic, ethnic and religious diversity, our girls strive to develop scholarship, leadership and citizenship within a community that emphasizes ethical integrity and independence of thought.