Fairfield Country Day School––an all-boys day school serving Grades K–9 in Fairfield, Connecticut––seeks a dedicated Spanish teacher to work with boys in Grades 5 and 7–9. All FCDS boys take Spanish in Grades K–5 and Latin in Grade 6. Upon entering the Upper School in Grade 7, boys choose from Latin, Spanish, and French.
Teaches proficiency-oriented Spanish classes for Upper School (Grades 7–9)
Leverages relational teaching practices and best practices for engaging boys
Assists athletic program by coaching teams
Serves as an Upper School advisor
Collaborates collegially with Lower (Grades K–3) and Middle (Grades 4–6) School faculty, participating as fully as possible in the life of the divisions beyond Spanish program
Communicates clearly and directly with boys, parents, and colleagues
Challenges and supports all learners through differentiation and adherence to any recommendations provided by outside psychologists
Maintains curriculum maps and prepares lessons thoroughly
Makes Spanish language and culture accessible and engaging to early adolescents
Participates in family-style dining program with boys
Familiarity with ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and 5 C’s
Independent school experience or familiarity is desirable
BA in Spanish desirable
Fairfield Country Day School values diversity and we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion. Candidates of underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
About Fairfield Country Day School
We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to our school’s diversity––Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. FCDS is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.