Middle School Spanish Teacher

Website St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School

Community. Confidence. Character. Leadership

Objective:

We are seeking an engaging, creative and innovative team member who will support our students and parents to carry forth the Episcopal tradition, Mission, Philosophy, and Core Values of our school. St. Matthew’s is an equal opportunity employer. St. Matthew’s is a school whose core values reflect a compassionate and inclusive community that engages in service to others and fosters respect for diversity.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Model the school’s philosophy in working with students, parents, colleagues, and administration
  • Work with the Middle School Director and World Language Department to carry out the academic program: curriculum development and implementation, classroom management, student assessment, and parent communication
  • Teach Spanish to Middle School classes of approximately 16 students
  • Demonstrate professionalism, including discretion, judgment, and integrity
  • Collaborate with department colleagues, as well as work closely with other middle school faculty around teaching and learning
  • Facilitate the emotional and social development of each student, which includes leading an advisory of approximately 12 students
  • Support students in achieving their full potential of development and growth, through observation of students’ behavior and needs, and consult with the Middle School Dean, the school counselor and the Director of Learning Services
  • Calculate and report grades in real-time
  • Write narrative progress reports to accompany grades at the end of each semester, and facilitate student-parent-teacher conferences
  • Attend and participate in the following: chapels, faculty in-service meetings, student assemblies, and other school functions, as requested
  • Attend weekly faculty meetings and actively participate in curricular discussions
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and keep current on educational issues and trends

Qualifications and Salary

A love of Spanish and middle school students is a must. A minimum of two years prior experience in a Spanish classroom or Spanish-teaching field is essential. A master’s degree and California or other state teaching credentials are preferred, but not required.  St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School offers a generous benefits package, is committed to equitable hiring practices, and enthusiastically encourages professionals of all backgrounds to apply.

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To apply for this job email your details to nross@stmatthewsday.org


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