The New School is seeking a dynamic, student-centered Spanish teacher to work with Upper School students for the 2020-2021 school year. Spanish instruction aims to assist students with language acquisition as well as an introduction to culture. Through consistent exposure to the language, students should develop written and oral Spanish language skills as well as a greater depth of knowledge of Spanish speaking cultures.
The New School is Northwest Arkansas’ premier independent school providing a student-centered, innovative education for more than 300 students in preschool through grade 12. With a low student-to-faculty ratio, our students are known and cared for by an excellent faculty in an encouraging atmosphere. The New School fosters a learning environment centered on innovation, creativity, and personal attention. Teachers in each grade work as a close-knit team to support each other and collaborate on curriculum development. The Spanish Teacher will be part of a team of specialists who support students across multiple grade levels. The teacher will have access to generous resources including material and supplies, state of the art technology, and regular professional development experiences.
Provide daily instruction for students, with a typical load of 5 classes
Collaborate with fellow teachers on curriculum development
Collaborate with teachers to foster a learning environment matching the specific educational objectives set by the administration and the grade-level teams
Communicate with parents, faculty and support staff regarding students’ educational performance
Attend and help organize parent-teacher conferences and school events as needed
Contribute to the upper school team with the goal of creating student-centered experiences, learning, and leadership opportunities
Support the School, its mission, and its leadership
Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by the administration for the success of students
An equivalent of two years of experience teaching Spanish, preferably in a private school setting, preferred
A passion for and experience with integrating technology into the curriculum to serve the needs of all learners
A demonstrated eagerness to grow professionally and remain current within the field
A commitment to collaboration and high ethical professional standards
About The New School Fayetteville AR
About The New School
The New School is a coeducational, independent school with 400 students from toddler age
through grade eleven. The School’s mission is to empower each student through a
well-rounded experience and inspire a love of lifelong learning. Its spacious 25-acre
campus is located in beautiful Fayetteville, Arkansas, which is also home to the University
of Arkansas. Northwest Arkansas is the hub for several Fortune 500 companies including
Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods and J.B. Hunt Trucking. This growing community has a
well-regarded national reputation as a vibrant arts community, which features the
world-renown Crystal Bridges Museum.