Morgan Park Academy has an opening for a maternity leave full time Spanish Teacher to join our World Language team for the 2018-2019 school year starting in December 2018 and contiue through June 2019. This position has a possiblity to become a full time position for the 2019-2020 school year. Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school in Chicago dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and global leadership.
Qualifications will include more than 3 years of classroom teaching experience, willingness to work in a cooperative and collegial manner with faculty, staff, and parents; potential to teach across various grade levels; demonstrated success in working with students across different grade levels; Bachelor's or advanced degree; engaging, innovative approach to language teaching; mastery of creative and diverse methods of teaching, learning and assessment; experience with developing curriculum; ability to work collaboratively in a school-wide department; willingness to chaperone exchange trips; familiarity with current best practices in middle school and high school second-language education, demonstrated talent to create a positive nurturing environment for students.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Spanish; Master's degree in teaching Second Languages preferred
Fluent in Spanish; either as a native-speaker or through advanced coursework and experience
Taught upper school students in advanced level AP Spanish courses
Minimum three years effective classroom teaching experience across multiple grade levels
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer health, dental, vision, retirement plan options, as well as a matching retirement plan.
For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, no phone calls please.
About Morgan Park Academy
Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a
coeducational, college preparatory, independent day school dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and scholarship.
We reflect a wide array of diversity and apply a global lens to curriculum to prepare students to act as leaders in the dynamic world of the future. We also expect students to live up to the highest standards of human values. Our track record shows that Morgan Park Academy students consistently achieve success in college and embrace leadership roles throughout their lives.
Our highly motivated faculty is complemented by a stimulating, time-tested curriculum. We have some of the smallest class sizes among the top schools in Illinois. The strengths of Morgan Park Academy according to a survey of our parents and students are:
Small class sizes.
Commitment to learning.
Diversity of student community.
The individual attention students receive.
A fully-integrated academic program.
The friendly atmosphere.
Morgan Park Academy provides an engaging, personal learning experience for students from Preschool through High School.