Providence Day School’s World Language TK-12 program is driven by the standards provided by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Our Lower School language program was nationally recognized in 2016 in receiving the Melba D. Woodruff Award for Exemplary Elementary Foreign Language Program.
This position is a full-time teaching position beginning August, 2019.
Responsibilities: The Upper School Spanish Teacher will report to the Head of Upper School and will:
Be responsible for teaching four Spanish classes to students possibly ranging from grades 6 -12 and willing and able to teach multiple levels Spanish 1-AP)
Spanish AP or IB teaching experience preferred
Effectively collaborate with a team of 9 Spanish teachers.
In addition to the normal teaching responsibilities, this person will advise a group of 10 students, supervise a study hall for one semester, and perform periodic duty assignments (lunch, traffic, detention, etc.).
Salary and Benefits: Providence Day School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of other independent schools both locally and nationwide. Individual salary levels are competitive and are determined by educational background and experience. A full benefits package includes TIAA retirement and medical/dental coverage.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Spanish Education, Advanced Mid or higher proficiency and five years, or more, of direct teaching experience in the field is preferred; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have a strong academic background and possess proficient technology skills. In addition, the candidate should have superb organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively as a team member. Preference will be given to candidates who have a working knowledge of the ACTFL proficiency standards, who currently teach to the three modes of communication, and who are dedicated to creating lessons and activities centered on the learner.