Charlotte Latin School is seeking a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Spanish teacher to join our Middle School faculty for a full-time, 10-month position beginning August 2020. This position is ideal for motivated teachers who enjoy working closely with adolescents in a rigorous academic setting. Additional responsibilities may include advising, coaching, or sponsoring other extracurricular activities.
Particular consideration will be given to applicants who are willing and able to teach across a variety of levels of Spanish classes. Desirable candidates will display impeccable second language skills in both speaking and writing, collegiality and willingness to collaborate with colleagues, as well as philosophical alignment with our core values, mission, and curriculum.
A Bachelor's degree in Spanish is required, with strong interest for candidates at the Master's level
Experience teaching Spanish is required
Experience teaching Middle School aged children preferred
Experience teaching in an independent school preferred
Exhibit knowledge of and passion for the subject area, both linguistic and cultural
Display genuine enthusiasm for working with students in this age group
Demonstrate readiness to participate in the life of the School and particularly the co-curricular activities of students
Possess the ability to build strong rapport with colleagues and serve as a collaborative team player
Display excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Have an ACTFL Oral Proficiency Rating of Advanced or higher
Provide an acquisition-rich learning environment for students while upholding high standards of academic excellence
Engage students in acquiring the ability to clearly and correctly communicate in all modes of communication in Spanish
Utilize technology to support instruction and assessment when appropriate
Possess strong classroom management and organizational skills
About Charlotte Latin School
Founded in 1970, Charlotte Latin School is a fully accredited, college preparatory, coeducational, non-sectarian, independent day school, serving students in transitional kindergarten through twelfth grade. To Learn more about Latin, please visit our About Us page (https://www.charlottelatin.org/about).
Charlotte Latin School values diversity. Charlotte Latin School is an effective learning environment that accepts all people. As a community of learners, the School believes that a deep understanding of differences is necessary to its overall mission. Charlotte Latin School prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status.
Charlotte Latin School is an equal opportunity employer.