The Awty International School seeks a Lower School Spanish L2 Language Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.
POSITION: Lower School SPANISH L2 (language) Teacher (Full Time) – Multiple Grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Given the timing of this opening applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
THE ROLE: A teacher at The Awty International School is expected to meet the following expectations:
Effectively teach language arts and social studies content in the target language (English, Spanish, French), including the undertaking of appropriate lesson preparation and assessing and evaluating students.
Collaborating with other teachers on the team in unit, lesson and event planning.
Attending and positively contributing to grade, faculty, division and all-school meetings as necessary.
Performing snack, lunch, recess and other supervision duties as required.
Contributing to the wider life of the school in areas such as special projects and presentations, field trips and service learning activities as well as attending curriculum nights, open houses, prospective parent meetings, and other school and parent events.
The position is a one-year renewable contract, with competitive salary and conditions. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.
BA or equivalent in Elementary Education (or related field)
Native-speaker proficiency in target instructional language (English, Spanish, or French).
At least three years full-time teaching experience.
Master degree in Elementary Education (or related field)
Certification in elementary education and/or related subject area
International and/or independent school experience
Bilingual (or highly proficient) in another language (Spanish, French, English)
Possess excellent teaching skills and pedagogy appropriate for young children
Demonstrate sound knowledge of the application of interactive methodologies and technology integration
Be well versed in current research and best practices in teaching and learning
Be able to integrate varied activities that develop language, motor, and cognitive skills into the daily educational experience of students
Foster cross-cultural understanding within the classroom and curriculum
Be able to create a positive learning environment that is rich in structure, developmentally appropriate and academically rigorous
Demonstrate understanding of, and commitment to, childhood social, emotional and intellectual development within an international school setting
Internal Number: 204297
About The Awty International School
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