Pine Point School is seeking a part-time Lower School Spanish teacher beginning December 2020. Strong candidates will understand the cognitive and developmental needs of young children and have the ability to differentiate instruction. The successful candidate will also have the ability to collaborate with colleagues in a progressive learning environment and be dedicated to the Pine Point School mission of helping students engage in developing a strong academic and ethical core, a lifelong curiosity about their world, and a commitment to reaching solutions creatively, collaboratively, and compassionately.
Spanish instruction is provided through a collaborative, active and engaging curriculum focused on developing language skills and an appreciation for other cultures. Lower school students develop proficiency in oral and written communication, including vocabulary and grammar, through the integration of language skills and concepts taught in the content areas.
Experience and comfort with hands-on, inquiry-based style of teaching
Experience and comfort with managing collaborative learning groups
Experience and comfort with technology and the ability to integrate grade-specific technology into cultural and language instruction
Strong oral and written communication skills
Evidence of the ability to engage, motivate, assess, and develop student learning
Warmth of personality, energy, a sense of humor and an interest in participating in school-wide events
To apply: If interested, please forward to Head of School Diana Owen: Current resume, personal statement, two letters of recommendation, and list of professional references. Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and continue until the position is filled.
About Pine Point School
Pine Point School, serving preschool through ninth grade students, is a dynamic collaboration of our exceptional faculty and staff, students, parents, alumni and the greater community. From the earliest stages of learning, we cultivate meaningful social and emotional growth and provide an engaging learning environment. Arts, athletics, service learning, and technology are integral components of our developmentally appropriate curriculum. Both on campus and beyond our walls, we build relationships to nurture the whole child while developing core values and ethical citizenship. By providing a safe and supportive environment, we inspire confidence and develop self-esteem. We encourage our students to welcome challenges, learn from their mistakes, and apply what they learn to improve their world.