Spanish Teacher - August 2023

  • St. Andrew's-Sewanee School
  • Sewanee, TN, USA
  • Nov 21, 2022
Full time Curriculum Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Teacher

Job Description

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School seeks a dynamic Spanish Teacher with a commitment to Middle and Upper School global education in a boarding/day school with a diverse and welcoming Episcopal environment. This is a 10-month, full-time position, and reports to the Academic Dean. Outstanding candidates will be self-directed, possess exceptional rapport-building skills, have a generally upbeat and enthusiastic disposition, and enjoy working with other adults to encourage challenge, balance, and joy in the lives of adolescents.

Successful candidates for employment will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence.

POSITION:  Spanish Teacher

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

Teaching four sections of Spanish to students in grades 6-12:

  • Planning, evaluating, and revising curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.

  • Utilizing effective class management techniques to ensure effective learning.

  • Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.

  • Maintaining expertise in subject matter through professional development.

  • Participating in departmental planning and curricular review.

  • Serving as an advisor for Middle or Upper School Students.

  • Leading evening and weekend campus activities and supervision.

  • Coaching and/or teaching in our Afternoon Program.

  • Additional Duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Undergraduate and/or advanced degree in Spanish language or a related field.

  • Enthusiasm and commitment to caring for adolescents.

  • Commitment to St. Andrew’s-Sewanee’s mission and vision and comfort with the tenets of the Episcopal Church.

  • A philosophical alignment with our core values and curriculum, which can be found on our website https://www.sasweb.org/about/people/diversity-equity-and-inclusion.

  • Commitment to innovative teaching methods.

  • A willingness to fully participate in a boarding school environment, and 

  • Enthusiasm for teaching within a diverse community of learners.

 

Applicants with prior teaching experience, boarding school experience, experience with outdoor education, and/or athletic coaching will be given special consideration.

COMPENSATION:

This is a full-time, 10-month, non-exempt position. Benefits include a tuition remission
plan, health and dental insurance, worker’s compensation, short-term and long-term
disability, group life insurance, defined contribution retirement plan, and eligibility for
grants for professional enrichment and continuing education.


TO APPLY:
Applications should be directed to the Spanish Teacher Search Committee. Please
include a letter of introduction, a résumé, a teaching statement, and at least two
professional references. In addition to fulfilling application requirements as stated
in this position posting, all applicants must complete an Employment
Application. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will close
applications when the position is filled. 


Direct applications and inquiries to:
Spanish Teacher Search
c/o Andrea Booher (employment@sasweb.org)
Assistant to the Head of School


St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.