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Credentials and Requirements: Master’s Degree or equivalent in teaching, fluency in Spanish language; demonstrated excellence in elementary level instruction

Reports to: Lower School Division Head

Primary Responsibilities: Classroom instruction in K-2 classrooms; development of curriculum, materials and resources; integration with Lower School curriculum and teachers; collaboration with K-8 Spanish department and Lower School colleagues to design experiences for students

Hours/Classification: Full Time; Exempt; Academic Year (10 months)

Expectation of Employee Civility and Commitment

The Hamlin School seeks to hire employees who will support and implement the school’s mission and Creed at all times. Hamlin employees are known for being compassionate, collaborative, and dedicated professionals who treat their colleagues and supervisors with respect and who take seriously the daily care of Hamlin students.

Hamlin students are celebrated because of their curious minds, joyful work ethic, and intellectual tenacity in the classroom; that said, the school is convinced that ensuring the students’ academic growth is only one part of its work. All Hamlin employees, whatever their role or title may be, must pay close attention to the students’ social-emotional well-being, their physical and mental health, and their moral development. Hamlin employees are committed to their own professional growth; as such, they pay close attention to the research and innovations that impact teaching and learning. All employees are expected to be flexible thinkers and nimble actors in support of the school’s overarching strategic goals and daily commitment to academic and ethical excellence.


● Design, articulate, and implement Spanish language program for a range of learners in Kindergarten- Grade 2

● Collaboration with other Spanish instructors Grades 3-8

● Collaborate with homeroom and other specialist teachers to integrate language instruction in other curricular areas

● Design lessons which model 21 st century skills and developmentally-appropriate Spanish language acquisition

● Identify materials, resources, and technology needs for program

● Include use of appropriate technology tools and resources for instruction

● Create and update web page(s) and blog(s)

● Communicate with parents about the program

● Attend collaborative discussions and sharing of student concerns

● Actively participate in division meetings, admissions, and other school events

● Pursue relevant opportunities for professional growth and development

● Evaluate students on a semester schedule with written report cards

● Supervise students in other roles such as recess, lunch, field trips, etc.

● Perform other duties consistent with the above responsibilities

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