Spanish Teacher; 2024-2025 school year

Blair Academy

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Job Category
Academic-Teaching
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School Setting: Blair Academy is a co-educational, grade 9th-12th/postgraduate boarding school situated on 460 hilltop acres just minutes from the Delaware Water Gap and approximately one hour west of New York City. The school is 85 percent boarding, possesses exceptional facilities and faculty housing, and is committed to the continuing education of employees. Learn more about our campus and programs at the School’s website at www.blair.edu.

Position Available: Blair Academy announces an opening for a Spanish teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. We are searching for an enthusiastic, student-centered, and collegial teacher who will share in the responsibility of ensuring that our teaching of Spanish at Blair happens in the target language, stems from engagement in culture, and centers on student agency and peer collaboration.

The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • Passion for teaching students at all levels, from introductory classes through advanced study;
  • BA in Spanish; and
  • Strong commitment to collaborating with colleagues to create curricular materials and to design assessments that provide evaluative, growth-oriented feedback.

Typical job responsibilities include:

  • Teaching four sections each semester (details to be determined);
  • Coaching or assisting with a sport for two seasons or with activities for three seasons;
  • Advising a group of six students; and
  • Providing weekly supervision for boarding students.

We seek candidates who:

  • Pursue and respond to feedback with a growth-oriented mindset;
  • Embrace inquiry, discussion, and collaboration as methods for teaching and learning;
  • Practice cultural responsiveness and demonstrate an appreciation for how our students’ identities may inform their behavior and performance;
  • Marry a passion for content area with investment in evidence-based teaching strategies;
  • Wish to be a part of a collaborative team;
  • Will approach every aspect of our shared work as a way to build and deepen relationships, since building relationships is at the heart of everything we do at Blair;
  • Are motivated to help our students meet their aims by maintaining high standards while also practicing care and flexibility;
  • Demonstrate an investment in helping to build our community as one that is supportive, healthy, inclusive and diverse;
  • Show an ability to juggle multiple priorities and responsibilities; and
  • Enjoy working with adolescent students, in particular.

How to Apply: Send an email expressing interest with a résumé, followed by undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, to Coordinator of Faculty Hiring Erika Croat at croate@blair.edu. In that email, please note how you learned of the job opening.

Blair Academy seeks and supports faculty members who enliven and strengthen our community through their contributions to our classrooms, extracurricular activities and their desire to bring people together in a welcoming, inclusive community. We are committed to hiring people from a diversity of backgrounds. We do not discriminate against any applicants, as we ensure equal employment opportunities for all.

Job Location
Blairstown, New Jersey, United States
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