Spanish Teacher Leave Coverage late August through November

Kimball Union Academy

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imball Union Academy (KUA) seeks a short-term Spanish teacher beginning late August through mid-November who will actively support and fulfill KUA’s mission “to create a deep sense of belonging for every member of our community. Through intentionally designed experiences and challenges, our students develop the knowledge, voice, and character to live with purpose and integrity.”


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and teach four sections of Spanish at three different levels, including AP Spanish, for grades 9-12
  • Teach a curriculum and work in collaboration with a community that embraces diversity, provides equity, and ensures inclusion and belonging for all
  • Open to learning and utilizing the principles of KUA Design within the classroom, coaching, advising and within the residential program
  • Pursue continuous growth and development in understanding and implementation of diverse and effective instructional practices
  • Contribute knowledge, expertise, and passion to the on-going collaborative effort to innovate and improve KUA’s curriculum
  • A bachelor’s degree in Spanish, education, or a closely related field; a graduate degree in Spanish or language education is preferred
  • 1-5 years (or more) of teaching high school Spanish including AP Spanish
  • Current pedagogical practices which may include experience with Universal Design for Learning, backwards planning (Understanding by Design), mind-brain science, and project-based learning
  • Collaborative approach, willing to work closely with colleagues both in and outside of the department
  • Facility with educational LMS portals, Mac OS, Mircrosoft365, Google apps, Duolingo, Mango, Garbanzo, and other Spanish education-enhancing products E
  • xperience in a range of sports – coaching or playing experience preferred
  • Flexible, resilient, and creative working within a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a track record for building strong relationships with both students and colleagues
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Student-centered educator with a commitment to investing in the lives of young people

Job Location
Meriden, New Hampshire, United States
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