Jackson Hole Community School seeks an experienced teacher with native or near-native language abilities who is able to teach various levels of Spanish in either our intensive college-prep program for those who are relatively inexperienced in speaking Spanish, and/or our Spanish for Advanced Language Learners (SPALL) program for students who enter JHCS highly proficient in Spanish and who seek to deepen and expand their literacy abilities.
The ideal candidate has a strong desire to work closely with students and develop meaningful relationships with them first and foremost. This person should have a high level of commitment and knowledge to improve both content and instructional quality. The experiential background to offer authentic exposure both in the classroom and possibly through immersion trips would make for the best fit in a candidate.
Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Leading an advisory group of 5-7 students
Participating in our experiential learning program (Fall Trips, MLK Day, Community Days, and Minimester)
Proactive and timely communication with colleagues, parents and students
Attending occasional evening/weekend school events
Minimum requirements include:
Near-native language abilities, with knowledge to reference and coach parts of speech
A Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Mexican American Studies, or a related field; Master’s is preferred.