St. Gabriel’s Catholic School is seeking a PK-2nd Grade Spanish Teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year. This teacher will work collaboratively with the 2nd-4th Grade Teacher and our MS Spanish Teachers to plan, organize, develop, and assess a comprehensive and vertically aligned Spanish curriculum.
The ideal candidate has experience with, and is knowledgeable about, the cognitive and social-emotional development of children in these age groups and possesses a firm understanding of Spanish language and culture, curriculum, and instruction as well as a willingness to develop expertise in project-based learning, STEAM instruction, technology-rich, and differentiated instruction.
Additionally, this candidate has a strong understanding of classroom systems and procedures as well as how to effectively manage student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged and learning. They establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities and implement meaningful learning opportunities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged.
SGCS is a co-educational Catholic school serving students from PreK 3-through 8th grade in Austin, Texas. The Lower School is comprised of Pre-Kindergarten – 4th grade and the Middle School houses grades 5-8. SGCS provides a challenging and enriched curriculum that allows graduates to achieve success in the high schools of their choice. Our teachers must possess excellent oral and written skills with both colleagues and the community. SGCS is a 1:1 iPad school, thus teachers are expected to demonstrate meaningful skills with technology in order to create authentic learning experiences for their students. Our faculty listens to student and parent concerns in a responsive and constructive manner that supports our school mission and vision.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About St. Gabriel's Catholic School
St. Gabriel’s is the only independent junior kindergarten through eighth-grade Catholic school in Austin. Our beautiful 32-acre campus is nestled in the rolling hills of the beautiful Central Texas Hill Country.
Our extraordinary faculty works to create a strong parent-school partnership. Our learning environment is inclusive, collaborative and participative. We welcome children of all faiths.
Here’s why St. Gabriel’s was named Favorite Private School by the Austin Family Magazine Reader’s Poll in 2014 and 2015. St. Gabriel’s offers:
1. Innovative curricular programs and learning opportunities that nurture a love of learning;
2. A Christ-centered learning environment that inspires students to be informed and ethical leaders who will possess a lifelong commitment to Christian values and service;
3. Best-in-class technological resources to support student learning, including a one-to-one laptop program, iPads, and tele-presence capabilities;
4. STEAM by Design, an approach to learning that integrates design thinking and the Maker Movement to create and invent through hands-on activities;
5. A focus on developing virtues to foster a spirit of generosity and lif...elong commitment to family and community;
Faith is the foundation of all things in our community, as well as the tradition of Catholic education where virtue, excellence, leadership and service are emphasized and valued.
We believe in motivating and empowering our students to think critically and become 21st century thought leaders. Academics are important, but so are meaningful character formation, kindness, respect, manners and sportsmanship. At St. Gabriel’s, each child is known, respected, encouraged and loved.
Here we challenge our students to become the best version of themselves.