For the 2019-20 school year, we are seeking two experienced, dynamic Spanish teachers for our Lower School and Middle School divisions. We are proud of our very strong World Language Department and seek candidates who have excellent Spanish language skills and who are able to conduct classes in the language. We also are looking for an educator who is well versed in current teaching pedagogy, innovative program design, and diverse learning styles and profiles.
The Lower School position will teach grades PreK through Grade 4. The Middle School position will teach Grade 5 through Grade 8. Other responsibilities will include advising 8-10 students (Middle School), occasional supervisory obligation, serving on school committees, and the opportunity to coach a team or sponsor a club.
Our ideal candidate will:
have independent school teaching experience in lower and/or middle-grade Spanish
understand various learning styles and needs and differentiate instruction accordingly
love language and possess the skills to motivate and inspire students to develop skills and confidence in their abilities in this area
understand the significance of language and cultural diversity in our global world
facilitate student learning in a supportive classroom environment that promotes, supports, and models creative and innovative thinking
engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems
provide extra help to students as needed
work collaboratively with others, communicating well with parents, students, staff and administrators
engage in professional development
Americans with Disability Specifications:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
About Carolina Day School
Carolina Day School, nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, is an independent, Pre K-12, secular, college preparatory school. We enroll approximately 630 students across four divisions: Lower School, Key School, Middle School, and Upper School.