Morristown-Beard School seeks a vibrant, intellectually engaging Upper School Spanish teacher to join a forward-looking, diverse learning community. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working with a mastery curriculum that emphasizes meaningful communication, practicing the language in context, and developing cultural awareness as well as linguistic competencies. This educator embraces progress while acknowledging that learning a language involves cycles of acceleration and adjustment. The candidate of choice should possess high standards for both student and professional growth and should be open to teaching in the Middle School if needed. Possessing a sincere desire to contribute to the school community, the ideal candidate should be open to advising students, coaching, directing a club, or supervising activities.
Required qualifications: a bachelor’s degree, native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Spanish, strong background in Spanish cultures and literatures, proficiency with Spanish language pedagogy, ability to teach Spanish from the beginning level through Advanced Placement, proficiency with technology, commitment to working cooperatively with members of the World Language Department and a demonstrated commitment to an inclusive academic community. Proficiency in a third language is a plus.
Qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
About Morristown-Beard School
Morristown-Beard School is an independent, coeducational day school serving students from more than 85 communities and nine counties in northern New Jersey. There are 590 students in grades 6-12, with an Upper School enrollment of 435 and a Middle School of 155. Unwavering in its 125-year commitment to developing each student’s individual strengths, MBS is unique in its history and mission. Our outstanding, highly professional faculty are deeply invested in guiding students to reach their potential in the context of a life of balance and authentic learning and by harmonizing academic rigor with moral and ethical development. With small class sizes and individualized instruction, we have the ability to connect personally and intellectually with each MBS student in an intimate and inspiring academic setting. We believe that an education for the 21st century is an education in interdependent cultures, ethnicities, genders, economies, and religions. Our students are encouraged to recognize that we live in a world of inherent diversity, and to imaginatively reflect on what it means to act responsibly in and upon such a world. Drawing inspiration from the freedom and values of the School...’s curricular philosophy, faculty, and students come together inside and outside of the classroom to create an inclusive community.