The Pike School seeks to hire a full-time Lower/Middle School (PK-5th grade) Spanish Teacher beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate will have extensive elementary teaching experience coupled with native or near-native proficiency in Spanish. This will be the inaugural year of introducing a world language with our Lower and Middle School students; therefore the person in this position will be required to envision, develop, and implement programming in collaboration with the administration and world language department. The Pike culture embraces lifelong learning, which includes constant reflection on and evaluation of practices, materials, and pedagogy.
Candidates should submit a resume, at least two letters of reference, and a personal statement that addresses how your experience meets the expectations of the position as stated above. For application form and instructions, log into www.pikeschool.org/employment and click apply below the add to fill out the form and upload your material.
The ideal candidate will approach teaching and learning with student needs in mind, be on the forefront of best practices in world language education and research, and serve as a leader within the community.
Strong elementary teaching experience (PK-5)
Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion
Curriculum/program development preferred
Native or near-native proficiency in Spanish
Flexibility in utilizing second-language acquisition pedagogy (ie TPR)
Bachelor’s degree required; masters degree in education or a related subject preferred
About The Pike School
The Pike School in Andover, Massachusetts, is an independent day school of 440 students in grades Pre-kindergarten through Grade Nine. The Pike School community represents culturally and socio-economically diverse families from 38 communities. Pike seeks candidates who possess skills in multicultural teaching and leadership practices and a dedication to working in a diverse community. Candidates must also have demonstrated a commitment to collaboration and lifelong learning, as well as an expertise in best practices in elementary education.