Midland School, founded in 1932, is a rigorous college prep school merging academics, work, and play on our 2,800-acre campus in Los Olivos, California (Santa Barbara County). Through study and work, intentional engagement with both new and old technology, and a deep commitment to experiential and place-based education, Midland prepares students for college and beyond. Over thirty percent of our students identify as students of color, over half receive generous financial aid to attend, and the depth of the Midland experience facilitates both top-tier college admissions and future success. Our scale empowers students with authentic leadership opportunities, provides highly personalized learning, and inspires the pursuit of intellectual passions. Please see www.midland-school.org for more information.
Teach 2 sections introductory Spanish (Spanish 1)
Partial participation in various faculty duties (weekly faculty meetings, etc.) – TBD
Minimum Qualifications or Experience
Passion for teaching Spanish at the secondary level
Prior relevant experience in teaching Spanish
Enthusiasm for working with teenagers
Highly motivated, organized, and hard working
Outstanding verbal & written communication skills
Sense of humor and friendly demeanor
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Successful passing of criminal & driving checks
Health clearance for TB screening
Desired Qualifications or Experience
Spanish related academic degree
Teaching Spanish secondary level
Teaching upper level Spanish
Independent school, boarding, or residential educational environments
Rustic living, experiential & outdoor education
Other diverse skills and interests to share with our community
Experience working in a mission-focused environment with adolescents & their families
Salaried (DOE) Part-time exempt teaching position Note: Housing is not available for this position at this time.
How to Apply
Applicants should first carefully review the minimum and desired qualifications and the Midland School website. After that, please submit the following four items: 1) Cover letter that addresses the alignment of your experience and interests with the qualifications (minimum & desired) as outlined above and Midland School mission, 2) Resume, 3) Midland Employment Application (see website), and 4) a list of 3-5 references. Submit applications via e-mail in the pdf file format as a single document to Terry Atkinson, HR Director at email@example.com. Initial correspondence via e-mail is preferred.
We will begin our initial review of applications in late April 2019 and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. Finalists will visit Midland for interviews and to meet our community. Start date is mid-August 2019.