Gifft Hill School in beautiful St. John, USVI is looking for an outstanding part-time primary school Spanish teacher for grades K-5, who can live our mission and vision of providing a dynamic, rigorous academic program that supports students with a range of learning styles and readiness levels in a climate that fosters a love of learning, mutual respect, and the importance of personal responsibility.
Successful candidates will have experience at the primary school level, and expertise in managing both small group, and whole class instruction, using sound instructional practices and positive, proactive classroom management strategies. He/she will demonstrate the capacity to teach in a bilingual manner, to collaborate effectively with aids and specialists, and to maintain a high standard of personalized communication with parents. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching in Spanish immersion programs and/or experience using TPRS or other similar systems, which emphasize speaking and listening in the target language. With the island as our classroom, teachers who seek to build a school community rich in rigorous academics and daily experiences of discovery, and who can model adaptability and teamwork for their students will be a wonderful match to this position.
About Gifft Hill School
Founded in 1978, Gifft Hill School celebrates its’ 40th year in 2018. As a strong-standing member of National Association of Independent Schools, this non-profit private school provides education to students in preschool through 12th grade on the island of St. John, US Virgin Islands. Our mission is to educate, challenge, support and empower students to ignite their passion for learning in preparation for college, careers, and their roles as stewards of our island and global community.