Lower School Spanish Teacher

  • Fayetteville Academy
  • Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
  • Nov 14, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

There is a January 2023 opening for a full time Lower School Spanish Teacher at Fayetteville Academy.

Position Expectations
The position’s primary responsibility will be responsible for instructing students in elementary Spanish for grades Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5. The teacher will create interactive lessons that teach students the Spanish language and culture, and provide an immersive experience in the target language through multi-modal, differentiated, and responsive instruction. The candidate will maintain assignments, grades and lesson plans weekly. In addition, the position requires collaborative planning with colleagues for thematic units and cross-curricular projects. Problem-solving skills, critical thinking skills, sense of humor, enthusiasm and collaboration are also important for this position. Effective communication with students, parents, colleagues, and a general love for working with children are necessary.

Educational Requirements
The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in Spanish education (with a master’s degree preferred) and at least three-five years experience. Independent school experience is preferable.

Fayetteville Academy actively seeks candidates who participate in the life of the school and possess strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively with students, parents, faculty and administration. He/she should be a self-directed individual who is solution-oriented, flexible and works well with teams and individuals while possessing a positive attitude.

References should speak to an applicant’s ability to be a dynamic educator, to be an effective, supportive mentor for adolescents.

Please direct a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to Dawn Burt, Lower School Director, at lsemployment@fayacademy.org.