VILLA ACADEMY is seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, engaging and student-centered LOWER SCHOOL SPANISH Teacher to join our dynamic faculty.
This position includes KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 4 Spanish (more than .5 FTE with FULL BENEFITS) and may also include related K-2 instructional assistance to classroom teachers, depending on the candidate’s interest and expertise.
A knowledge and appreciation of primary grade students and an understanding of their learning and development is a must. The ability to partner with colleagues and families is key. Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to plan, organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously are desired qualities.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree required;
Strong knowledge of Spanish and language learning techniques applicable to young learners
Appreciation and enjoyment of primary school students and an understanding of their learning and development;
Knowledge and application of differentiated instruction;
Awareness of 21st Century Learning pedagogy;
An ability to use instructional technology effectively, including interactive whiteboards, document cameras, Google Apps for Education and teacher web pages;
Ability to collaborate with colleagues as part of a professional learning community;
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
Commitment to continuous improvement and professional development;
Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position;
A commitment to the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Villa Academy.
Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document):
A cover letter;
A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references;
Teaching Certificate (if applicable).
Villa Academy is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, national origin, marital status or disability.
About Villa Academy
Villa Academy is a Catholic independent school serving children in Preschool through Grade 8, dedicated to excellence in the education of the whole child.
Guided by the Cabrinian tradition of educating hearts and minds, Villa Academy is a learning community that challenges the unique potential of each child and educates for a diverse society. The school seeks to develop within each student self esteem, an inquiring mind, a joy for learning, and a compassionate and ethical spirit