Interim Middle School Spanish Teacher

Tower Hill School

Job Category
Academic-Teaching
Overview
Posted : 2023-11-09
Description

Interim Middle School Spanish Teacher

Tower Hill School seeks a qualified candidate to teach Middle School Spanish from January 2024 through early June 2024. The Tower Hill Language Department practices a communicative and student-centered approach to modern language instruction. Candidates must possess native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and be able to teach beginner to intermediate-level courses. In addition to expertise in language teaching, the ideal candidate demonstrates a cultural awareness that encompasses the complex historical, political, and social realities of the non English-speaking world.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach four sections of Spanish in the Middle School

  • Serve as an advisor for up to 10 students

  • Participate in regular conferences with students, parents and colleagues

  • Utilize a variety of pedagogical approaches and instructional technologies to enhance students’ language acquisition and cultural competence

  • Provide timely feedback that promotes student growth

  • Collaborate regularly with language department colleagues to evaluate pacing, assessments, and curriculum

  • Participate in department and faculty meetings

  • Assist with student supervision and chaperoning

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or a related field (master’s degree preferred)

  • Experience teaching Spanish (three or more years of teaching experience preferred)

  • Sensitivity to the developmental stages and well-being of children

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal

  • Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching

  • Ability to plan and organize educational content

  • Commitment to broad participation in school life

  • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community

Tower Hill School is a coeducational private school for age 3 through Grade 12, dedicated to living our motto Multa Bene Facta Many Things Done Well. With a beautiful 44-acre campus located in northwest Wilmington, Tower Hill has the reputation as one of the top academic schools in the region. Our unparalleled resources include excellent faculty, state-of the-art facilities and individualized learning support.

Tower Hill School prepares students from diverse backgrounds for full and creative engagement with a dynamic world. Each student is provided with an educational experience that emphasizes the development of an inquisitive, discerning and critical mind; the value of being creative and aesthetically sensitive; the appreciation of physical well being; the ability to collaborate and to function as part of a team; and the growth of character.

Please submit a resume and cover letter as soon as possible.

Job Location
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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