The Primary School Spanish Teacher is a full-time position in the Primary School. The Primary Spanish Teacher will work with 3rd-5th grades. The Spanish teacher will work collaboratively with other Spanish teachers across Lowell’s three divisions, and classroom teachers across multiple grades.
Candidates must have a deep understanding of culture and heritage in Spanish-speaking communities around the world.
Candidates must have strong skills in second language acquisition and differentiation to accommodate native or heritage speakers and second-language learners.
Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with Spanish teachers and classroom teachers across multiple grades.
Candidates should have at least two years of experience teaching at the primary school level.
Candidates must hold a master’s degree in Spanish-language education or coursework in a related field of study.
Candidates should have excellent communication skills in both Spanish and English.
Candidates should be inspired by Lowell’s mission and have a commitment to social justice and equity, and cultural competence.
Candidates should be familiar with and have experience in curriculum design and mapping using Understanding by Design.
Candidates should have a good sense of humor and a child-centered approach.
Interested candidates should send cover letter, résumé, and three references to the Interim Director of Primary School, Tasha Jackson-Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of recommendation are highly encouraged.
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About LOWELL SCHOOL
Our mission is to create an inclusive community of life-long learners in which individual is valued and respected. At Lowell, dedicated teachers nurture curiosity and help children develop fundamental skills and deep, conceptual understandings that will last a lifetime. In the Pre-Primary School, opportunities abound for exploration, discovery, and learning. Teachers pay close attention to each child’s social, emotional, and academic development. In the Primary and Middle Schools, a rigorous, integrated curriculum—which includes the full complement of academic classes, as well as arts, technology, and physical education—engages students in active, experiential learning. A strong social curriculum develops interpersonal skills, multicultural understanding, and community engagement. A full array of after-school activities—including sports, swimming lessons, music lessons, and minicourses—are also available for all enrolled students.