Milton Academy is an independent college preparatory K–12 school, boarding and day in grades 9–12, located eight miles south of Boston.
Milton Academy cultivates in its students a passion for learning and a respect for others. Embracing diversity and the pursuit of excellence, we create a community in which individuals develop competence, confidence and character. Our active learning environment, in and out of the classroom, develops creative and critical thinkers, unafraid to express their ideas, prepared to seek meaningful lifetime success and to live by our motto, “Dare to be true.”
Milton Academy seeks a qualified educator to teach Spanish language and culture in our Lower School (K-5). We are looking for a teacher who is deeply committed to teaching kindergarten through fifth-grade students and possesses strong applied knowledge of elementary educational pedagogy.
Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required as is at least two years of experience teaching Spanish language at the elementary level. Knowledge of the world’s Spanish-speaking cultures is also required. The teacher in this role will also participate in the life of the school outside the classroom, faculty meetings, lunch and recess duties, and advising student activities.
We seek teachers who believe in progressive, differentiated, and developmentally-aligned models of teaching and learning; possess knowledge of and experience with research-based approaches to elementary Spanish curriculum and instruction; understand the importance of cultural competency and instructional technology; bring a close integration of the arts and experiential education into classroom curricula; and are attuned to the social and emotional growth of students.
A demonstrated ability to work in a diverse and inclusive community is essential. Warmth, compassion, cultural competence, commitment to equity and social justice, a learning stance, flexibility, humor, pragmatism, and accessibility with students, faculty, families, and administrators are essential qualities for this position.
Teacher certification is not required.
Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the racial, cultural, and gender balance of the School community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants MUST apply online at https://www.milton.edu/about/careers-at-milton/how-to-apply/ for consideration.
About Milton Academy
Milton Academy, established in 1798, is an independent coeducational national and international boarding and day school, serving 1,000 students in grades K-12, on a 125-acre campus eight miles south of Boston.