Germantown Friends School is seeking a part-time educator to teach Spanish in both the Lower and Middle Schools. The ideal candidate has a strong competency in Spanish, possesses a thorough understanding of Latin American and Hispanic cultures, and has effective written and oral communication skills. Collaboration with colleagues and the ability to design a language-based curriculum are essential. Prior experience preferred.
Teaching a variety of levels, collaborating regularly with colleagues on curriculum and lesson planning
Creating curriculum, as necessary
Attending Meeting for Worship, departmental, divisional, and all-school meetings as available
Meeting regularly with school leaders as requested to discuss teaching work with students as part of the evaluation process at GFS
Writing narrative assessments based on well-maintained records of student work and submit them in a timely fashion
Participating in parent conferences and meetings as appropriate
Possibly acting as a Middle School advisor, depending upon course load
Regularly participating in school-supported professional development in the areas of teaching area content, pedagogy, and diversity, equity and inclusion
Participating in the life of the GFS community through collegial behavior and participation in committee work
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.
Germantown Friends School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status. People demonstrating a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in education are encouraged to apply.
About Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school serving students in grades EC-12. Located in an historic neighborhood in northwest Philadelphia, the school takes its identity from a constellation of four distinct elements: a vibrant intellectual community, an historic urban setting, a diverse school community and a grounding in Quaker principles.