St. Andrew’s School (RI) seeks a full-time Spanish teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Reporting to the Director of the Upper School, this person will be a member of the World Languages department. A description of the position and subsequent duties is listed below:
Teach five sections of Spanish, possibly across the 6-12 continuum
Develop and coordinate quality lessons for courses assigned
Review and revise IB unit planners and/or course outlines
Collaborate and coordinate with other dept members
Encourage students to explore the high and low cultures of the people who speak the target language
Experience in curriculum design and implementation
Teaching experience in the Middle Years Programme or Diploma Programme within the International Baccalaureate framework is an important consideration for this position.
Advise and establish positive relationships with assigned students
Correspond regularly with advisee parents in regards to student progress
Encourage personal responsibility and personal best in advisees
Keep current with advisees’ grades, service requirements, and overall well being
Coach and/or oversee one to two activities per year and/or run a club coordinated with the Athletic Director, Director of Student Life, or Director of Residential Life
Complete residential duties throughout the school year, which includes some weekends and evenings
Other professional duties:
Attend all World Language Department, general Faculty, and assigned committee meetings
Prepare for and attend the IEP meetings of your advisees and students
Update Department Head on a regular basis concerning the status of classes
Communicate with teachers and administration as needed to advocate for advisees and students
Communicate with advisees’ parents or guardians as required or more frequently if needed
Actively promote World Language study throughout the St. Andrew’s community
Actively participate in activities and events of the St. Andrew’s community
Communicate with the Department Head regarding budgetary needs as early as possible
Complete and submit annual self-evaluation, goal setting, and peer observation reports
Attend as many school-related events as possible and assist as needed
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, statement of educational philosophy, and three references by July 1, 2020, to Alexandra McMullen, Assistant Head of School for Academics firstname.lastname@example.org.
About St. Andrew's School
St. Andrew’s School in Barrington, Rhode Island is a college preparatory, coeducational independent school enrolling day and boarding students in grades 9-12 and day students only in grades 6-8. St. Andrew’s picturesque 70 acre campus is reminiscent of a small New England college with over 30 facilities ranging from modern to traditional, clustered around a central green.
St. Andrew’s School is a unique place to learn and grow as students discover their path to success. Since its founding in 1893, St. Andrew’s has remained a small school. With an enrollment of 225 students, an average class size of 10 students and a student faculty ratio of 4:1 the School environment is designed to help students discover and develop their unique talents.
For more information please visit www.standrews-ri.org.