The Green Vale School is a co-educational, independent day school (PN-8) located on a beautiful 40-acre campus on the North Shore of Long Island. Approximately 25 miles from New York City, Green Vale has served families in surrounding suburban communities for nearly 100 years. While responsive to the best in current educational practices, Green Vale continues to believe in the value of a traditional liberal arts education. The School’s mission emphasizes academic excellence and keen attention is paid to the development of the whole child.
We are seeking a part-time Lower School Spanish Teacher to join our teaching faculty starting in August 2020. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with young children and experience teaching Spanish to Toddlers through Fifth Graders.
Develop lesson plans reflecting the developmental abilities of each grade level.
Demonstrate flexibility in the presentation of lessons.
Work collaboratively with all Specialist teachers and other teachers in the school.
Collaborate on curricular improvements and update curriculum maps as needed.
Integrate the use of technology in lesson plans as appropriate.
Assist with all additional duties, such as carline or lunch duty, as needed.
Meet with Division Head and Foreign Language Teachers in other divisions.
Attend and contribute to faculty, division, and departmental meetings.
Perform all other duties appropriate to employment as determined by the Head of School.
Undergraduate and Master’s Degrees (preferred) in the content area and/or education
Teaching experience in Spanish, preferably at the lower school level
Broad knowledge and deep understanding of best practices in world language education
An enthusiasm for teaching early childhood and lower school students and an understanding of the needs of young children as learners
Experience working as part of a collaborative team of teachers
The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students and parents about student learning and growth
In a vibrant program of academics, arts, athletics, and character education,
The Green Vale School inspires and challenges all students to be their best.
A Green Vale education instills confidence and competence, while promoting respect and
responsibility as cornerstones for a lifetime of learning and global citizenship.
Sincere consideration for each child fosters a love of learning and
teaches children to excel, to lead, and to care.