The Archer School for Girls is seeking a skilled and experienced Spanish teacher starting in August 2021. The position involves teaching Middle and/or Upper School Spanish classes using student-centered methodologies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching 5 classes, serving as an advisor, and participating in co-curricular school activities. A desire to collaborate with colleagues and a commitment to encouraging the potential in every student is essential.
Our World Language Department:
Believes allstudents can achieve advanced competency in speaking, listening, reading and writing
Uses project-based learning to focus on the integration and application of skills
Incorporates relevant, authentic, contemporary resources every day
Roots language-learning in cultural context
Reflects the diversity of the peoples and places of each language we teach
Seeks out interdisciplinary connections across the curriculum and grade levels
Ensures rigor and excellence by aligning curriculum, pedagogy and assessments with international standards
Integrates technology into lessons regularly
Our Ideal Candidate:
Holds a degree in Spanish, education, or similar.
Has taught at least 3 years at the secondary level
Routinely reflects on their lessons and seeks feedback
Has a desire to grow their teaching practice
Works to effectively differentiate for diverse learners
Collaborates regularly with colleagues inside and outside the subject area
Our Expectations Include:
Organizing rich, student-centered lessons and units
Developing a classroom culture that is inclusive and safe for all students
Creating thoughtful and challenging assessments for all courses
Mentoring a group of students as an advisor
Committing to ongoing professional development
The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 500 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious learning environment is based on the latest research on how girls learn best. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a collegial, growth-oriented, and joyful community. We seek faculty who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA (Brentwood) is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Now in its 17th year, Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education.