St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a day and boarding school of 688 students (grades 6-12), is seeking an Upper School Spanish Teacher for a full-time position beginning August 1, 2020. The school is looking for candidates who are accomplished instructors, are technologically proficient, and who are committed to working closely with high-school-age students.
Position responsibilities include teaching four sections of Upper School Spanish, serving as an advisor to a group of Upper School students, proctoring study halls, and working with students outside of class, in athletic, academic or other extracurricular activities.
Experience in teaching all levels of Spanish is required, as is near-native fluency in the language. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree in Spanish, native fluency, and particular interest and experience in teaching the literature, culture, and history of the Spanish-speaking world. Some experience and expertise in teaching Spanish to Spanish speakers would also be an advantage.
St. Stephen’s has a longstanding commitment to being an inclusive community. For the 2019–20 school year, students of color represent 30 percent of the Upper School student population (50 percent when including international students), and 30 percent of the Middle School population.
Equal access to employment, programs and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation or identity.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume, a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role, and a letter summarizing their teaching philosophy.
About St. Stephen's Episcopal School
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School is a coeducational, day and boarding school for 697 students in Grades 6-12. It is located on 374 acres on the west side of Austin in the Texas Hill Country.