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Middle School Spanish Teacher
Falk School, a coeducational K-8 laboratory school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, seeks a full-time, experienced, dynamic Spanish teacher for the next academic year beginning August 2017.
Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience. Falk School, which is a department in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh, offers excellent benefits.
Candidates should have successful teaching experience in middle or high school Spanish classrooms and experience in Spanish curriculum design and/or implementation. The educator filling these roles will be responsible for continuing to develop a program that features progressive ideas about Spanish instruction. The successful candidate will have a vision for dynamic approaches to Spanish education, excellent collaborative skills, and a willingness to support educational research. A certain level of American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) articulated proficiency in speaking, writing, and reading Spanish will be expected.
A Master's Degree and either middle or high school teaching experience, or equivalent coursework, are required. Broad experience is advantageous, as participation across disciplines and grade levels is valued at our school. Highly creative work experience in the field of Spanish Language pedagogy is an asset.
Application Process: Materials can be uploaded to: http://www.education.pitt.edu/facultysearch. For full consideration please submit: 1. Letter of application 2. A resume 3. An educational philosophy that includes ideal classroom experiences in Spanish 4. Three letters of recommendation 5. Official transcripts 6. PA instructional certificate or equivalent The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Mr. David Ross, Assistant Director, at 412-648-2556 or email@example.com. Offer of employment is contingent on candidate satisfactorily obtaining and passing the following prior to commencement of appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO /AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.