The Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts is a private, Catholic school, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and is based on the educational philosophy of their foundress, St. Julie Billiart. The Academy offers co-educational programming from Pre-K through 8th grade in the Lower School, and a college-preparatory Upper School for young women. Our mission focuses on educating the whole person for life through a curriculum rooted in spiritual formation and academic excellence. We nurture a belief in the goodness of God and the dignity of each person. We are committed to community-building, diversity, global justice and service to those in need.
The Academy of Notre Dame Lower School Spanish/French teacher assumes professional responsibility for providing learning experiences and supervision of assigned students in a nurturing, supportive and positive classroom climate. Achieving academic excellence requires that the Spanish/French Teacher work collaboratively with the school administration, faculty, and staff and with the parents of each student.
Degree in Spanish and/or French.
Fluent in either Spanish and/or French.
Excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.
Hold an instructional certificate in accordance with the requirements and with appropriate subject area endorsement for the position held.
Excellent differential learning experience in teaching and working with students in grades K-8 students.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning.
Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the content field and describe ways in which the content can be organized into lessons for grade K-8 students.
Plan and implement sequential learning experiences for students using a variety of instructional strategies with the use of technology, variety of materials, media, and community resources to support instructional program.
Monitor the pacing of instruction and budget class time efficiently by providing clear directions, outlining expectations, and effectively bringing to closure instructional experiences.
Demonstrate the ability to use electronic equipment for word processing, data management, informational retrieval, visual and audio presentations, and telecommunications.
Establish high standards and expectations for all students for academic performance and responsibility for behavior.
Exhibit a personality that demonstrates enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
Cover letter, Resume, and College Transcripts
Required documentation outlined in the qualifications above and appropriate teaching certification
A minimum of three letters of reference from former employers, teachers, professors, or other professional sources, or copies of recent evaluations and observations of teaching performance.
Provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or legal resident alien status; evidence of criminal check (CORI) and fingerprinting will be required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.