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The candidate will be capable of teaching Spanish in grades 9-12, including advanced high school courses.
Work collaboratively with colleagues across faculties and departments, as well as parents, administrators, and other members of school staff.
Exhibit knowledge and competence in a broad range of pedagogical techniques and best practices in world language instruction, including the use of technology in the world language classroom.
Full-time teachers are expected to work a 40-hour week and the required number of days as stipulated in the Faculty Association contract.
All teachers are expected to perform in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The anticipated start date for this position is 9/1/2021.
Quickly adapt to changing circumstances and be flexible in work with students.
Interact with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and parents required.
Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion issues, and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
Solid knowledge of course subject matter required.
Knowledge of instructional methodologies required.
Strong knowledge of child development required.
Develop curricula, lesson plans, and assessment tools required.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Decision-making skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Computational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills required.
Work independently and as part of a team required.
Manage stressful situations required.
Maintain confidentiality required.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required.
Use standard productivity software (Microsoft Office, calendar/schedule software, etc.) required.
Demonstrate lessons, when appropriate.
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
Advanced degree preferred.Â
Experience:Â Â Â
At least two years of experience teaching World Languages in secondary education required.
Fluency in Spanish required.
Fluency in English required.
Experience developing curriculum preferred.Â
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Move in and around the classroom/building to interact with students, faculty, staff, parents, and other members of the community.
Move class-related equipment/tools, as appropriate, around school property
When appropriate, escort children from one classroom to another, in and out of the building during arrival and dismissal, and in an emergency situation.
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