Website Marin Country Day School


100% FTE, August 2022

Reports to Upper School Division Head


Marin Country Day School seeks a gifted educator who is passionate about teaching Spanish to middle school students using a rich and rigorous curriculum. We seek an educator with a demonstrated background and/or interest in cultural competency, curriculum development, technology integration and environmental sustainability. Also, we seek an educator with the belief in teaching with the interests of the whole child in mind. Our approach and philosophy center around collaboration, thoughtful innovation, team building and leveraging diverse and multiple perspectives.


About Marin Country Day School

MCDS School is an independent, K-8, co-educational day school enrolling approximately 595 students from across the Bay area, drawing equally from San Francisco and Marin. Our mission at MCDS is to create an inclusive community of learning that inspires curiosity, empathy, and action.


We actively seek diversity in our administration, faculty and student body.  As a school, we affirm that human diversity includes, but is not limited to: age, family structure, gender, gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, and learning style. As our Statement of Community and Inclusion indicates, “Ours is a Community that would be uncomfortable without diversity and, therefore, has been intentional about creating and nurturing a diverse group of adults and children who share the core values of respect, responsibility and compassion.”


At MCDS, every employee is integral in creating a learning community in which all seek to improve as practitioners, learners and team members, and we support our outstanding faculty and professional staff through our strong professional development program.


Teaching Responsibilities

Prepares and teaches theme-based units designed for a variety of student learning styles, using techniques such as student-generated written work, teacher-led oral exercises, “Total Physical Response” activities, small group dialogue work, long and short term projects as well as culturally relevant activities and exploration
Monitors and manages effectively student learning with systems and routines in place and through the use of a variety of methods to evaluate student progress
Collaborates with other teachers on the team
Communicates regularly with parents
Attends to the social and emotional needs of students and utilizes the expertise of our Student Support Services
Regularly posts homework and large project descriptions to our student information system
Prepares progress reports and conference notes
Attends Upper School division meetings
Attends weekly Grade Level Team meetings
Attends world language team meetings
Attends Back to School Nights
Participates in student admission process
Supervises students at recess, carpool, etc.
Chaperones grade level or Division events such as dances and social events Participates in assemblies and other special events
Serves on committees as needed

Advisor Responsibilities

Serves as liaison between school and family for advisees
Creates a warm and nurturing “homeroom” environment for daily attendance, announcements, and check-ins for an advisory group of approximately 10 students
Conducts student-led parent conferences twice per year
Designs and implements advisory curriculum once a week
Attends outdoor education and community engagement days

Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree, Masters and credential preferred
3-5 years teaching experience
Strong ability to work collaboratively


Robust professional development program
Faculty and Staff of Color Affinity Group called Fusion
Active SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)
Active White Anti-Racist group
Ability to design innovative curriculum in collaboration with colleagues
Strong and supportive professional community with a growth mindset

MCDS is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the principles and practices of diversity throughout the school community. Compensation is competitive.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and statement of philosophy to