Bullis School seeks an Upper School Spanish Teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year to contribute to our vibrant learning community. Candidates should be capable of, and interested in, working with a wide range of learners with specific experience teaching upper levels of Spanish, including Honors courses. This position involves teaching five classes, advising students, and opportunities to lead co-curricular activities. This is position begins in August 2021 and is a 10-month position.
The Bullis Upper School World Languages program emphasizes focusing on acquisition, teaching towards proficiency, and assessing performance using Integrated Performance Assessments (IPAs). Guided by the theory and principles of Comprehensible Input (CI), teachers build lessons that engage and challenge students as they grow towards an ability to function in the target language. Teachers employ their creativity to form interdisciplinary, cultural, and personal connections by incorporating a variety of media, such as novellas and blogs, in the target language.
Bullis is a community that welcomes new people and ideas, embraces diversity, and shares a common vision of kindness, challenge, and reflective learning. Bullis is proud of its culture of innovation and growth and supports faculty with ample professional development opportunities that include a commitment to Equity, Inclusion and Justice training and education. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics. To learn more about teaching and learning at Bullis School please click here.
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
Qualified candidates should possess the following education & experience:
Creating learning environments that encourage risk-taking and deep learning for students with a range of learning abilities using a variety of methods and technology
Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage numerous small and large tasks
Use of reflection and feedback aimed at continued growth in the field of teaching and working with young people
Development and delivery of highly engaging, innovative lessons in course-aligned teams
Apply a holistic approach to achieving an inclusive environment where differences are valued and respected
Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Spanish Language, Culture or History or in Education (required)
Master’s Degree in a field related to Spanish Language, Culture or History or in Education (preferred)
Minimum of three years teaching experience in secondary education (preferred)
Teaching certificates are not required
About Bullis School
. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics.