The Walker School is a nonsectarian, co-educational independent day school serving three year olds through twelfth grade in Marietta, Georgia. The school was founded in 1957 and currently enrolls approximately 900 students. The Walker School is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive school community and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. Diverse candidates committed to working in a multicultural environment are encouraged to apply.
Walker seeks an energetic and dedicated individual for a teaching position in Spanish beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate has experience teaching across multiple levels of Spanish - including Advanced Placement - and can deliver instruction featuring extensive input in a comprehensible manner while maintaining a low-anxiety environment.
The Walker World Language curriculum is based on the ACTFL Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century and the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. By incorporating ACTFL's three modes of communication (interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational), the World Language Department enables students to advance along the continuum of proficiency.
The teaching load is five sections along with grade-level advising. Total student contact may range from 65 to 90. Preference will be given to candidates capable of teaching another world language and interested in contributing to the full life of the school through coaching or sponsoring a major student organization.
Classroom teaching experience is required, and a Master’s degree or advanced course work is preferred. Salary is based on degrees earned and years of experience and is commensurate with other independent schools in the area.
Applications for this position will be accepted until March 4, 2019. All applicants must complete the online application on the Careers page on the School’s website www.thewalkerschool.org.