Canton Country Day School is seeking an energetic, creative and caring teacher for August 2020 to teach Middle School Spanish to small classes of six, seventh, and eighth graders. This position will consist of teaching two sections of Spanish in a collaborative environment. There will be one to two sections per day between the hours of 12:30-2:30 p.m. Canton Country Day highly values “learning by doing” which connects naturally to the kinds of activities that these subjects incorporate. Canton Country Day is an extraordinary school, known throughout the area for offering a community built upon deep and meaningful relationships between and among teachers, students, families, and staff, and for developing an exceptional educational model.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach courses of Spanish in the Middle School (gr 6-8)
Implement the Avancemos Spanish curriculum
Collaborate with other members of the Middle School Division and the entire faculty to align curriculum and ensure the highest standards of education are being met
Attend faculty meetings as needed
Fulfill all other faculty responsibilities that may occur outside the school day, including writing reports and planning
Canton Country Day School embraces equality and seeks applicants who represent all backgrounds and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We greatly value our diverse student population and actively seek faculty representative of our students’ diversity.
Canton Country Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and/or Education with a minor in Spanish, or Spanish as a first language with appropriate experience teaching Spanish at a middle school is preferred.
An active teaching license preferred
At least three years of teaching Spanish preferred
Excellent understanding of the social, emotional, and academic needs of Middle School students and how to enthusiastically provide for them;
The ability to differentiate a rich, varied, and developmentally appropriate curriculum based on best practices and current research;
A desire to work in a diverse and inclusive school environment;
A commitment to work collaboratively and innovatively with colleagues; and
A love for Middle School education
Demonstrate a high level of Spanish mastery
Knowledge of the Ohio Learning Standards for World Languages and Cultures and incorporate them into their curriculum.
Preference will be given to those trained in the Responsive Classroom approach where one’s approach to teaching and discipline focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness
About Canton Country Day School
Canton Country Day School seeks to educate students through an individual lens, igniting them with confidence and character, while developing academic responsibility and rigor in an interactive and innovative environment to ready them for the next chapter of their lives.
Canton Country Day School offers children in preschool through eighth grade a solid educational foundation by cultivating an environment in which scholarship, responsibility, and respect for others flourish along with creativity, enthusiasm, and self-respect. Within this stimulating academic environment, the school encourages children, with the support of their families, to:
be active seekers of knowledge;
examine their convictions honestly and embrace them humbly, both in word and deed;
recognize themselves as participants in a common humanity and citizens of a common universe;
discover their own creative powers and labor patiently to surpass ready achievement; and wonder at the mysteries that transcend their understanding and challenge their imagination.
Dedicated to developing character and the abilities to think and communicate clearly, Canton Country Day seeks to fully prepare its graduates ...to meet the challenges of rigorous secondary school programs and to assume positions of responsibility in their communities.