The Foote School, an independent K-9 co-ed day school, seeks a part-time Spanish teacher. The Foote School aims to endow students with timeless values while providing the thoughtful experiences that will prepare them to learn, lead, and grow in the 21st century; language study has a key place in this experience.
The successful candidate will be a nurturing flexible person with a strong background in Spanish language instruction and an understanding of the developmental needs of children. He or she should be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, and peers as well as be able to employ a variety of instructional techniques to engage young learners. The successful candidate will have a commitment to our school’s mission, to working collaboratively with others, and to upholding the values of the school community.
The Foote School is deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, ethnicities, and beliefs. We seek candidates who have a clear interest in being part of a community that challenges prejudice and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in Spanish and/or education preferred.
Proficiency in Spanish, priority to native or heritage speakers
Effective oral and written communication in English
Experience in teaching and language instruction for students
Training in best practices as it relates to teaching a foreign language
An appreciation for independent school education
A willingness to collaborate with others and to contribute to the school community
A commitment to professional growth and innovative thinking
A clear interest in being part of a community that seeks to challenge prejudice and is committed to diversity and inclusion
Strong personal and interpersonal skills
Please submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Two Letters of Recommendation
List of Three References
About The Foote School
A coeducational school for students in Kindergarten - Grade 9 that reflects its motto, "Gladly will I learn and gladly teach" throughout its strong and varied curriculum. Seventeen-acre campus near downtown New Haven and Yale University.