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Spanish Teacher

Company: St. Benedict's Episcopal School
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Looking for a Part Time (20 hours) for elementary and a Full time (40 hours) for Middle School.

Spanish Teacher
FLSA Classification: - - - - - - - - - -Exempt
Position Type: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -10-month Staff
Reports to: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Assistant Head of School/Academic Chair

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION:
Spanish teacher will have the primary responsibility for planning, programming, and teaching Spanish in alignment with the school curricular objectives. He or she will be responsible for establishing a positive, encouraging, appropriate relationship with students in which they are both held to high standards and supported in their attempts to meet them. A love of students and complete dedication to their success, combined with a passion for the Spanish language and culture, effective professional skills, a positive, team-centered personality, and a dedication to life-long learning are all necessary for teaching success at St. Benedict's Episcopal School. Will work with other teachers and staff as a contributing team member to present a cooperative and positive adult work environment. Collaborates with other staff to plan, deliver, and individualize instruction for all students in a class; work together creatively to accommodate student needs, diversity, and educational backgrounds of the students in the class; and overcome instructional challenges constructively. The teacher is a hardworking, goal-oriented, and enthusiastic professional with excellent subject knowledge and a sound understanding of its adolescents.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Traveling to student's classroom to instruct an average of 16-21 students, depending on grade.
Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
Facilitate activities and projects that incorporate communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.
Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and
Community.
Participate in training and professional development
Act in a professional and ethical manner at all times and comply with school policies,
and expectations.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.
Positive management of the learning environment
Maintaining a healthy learning environment for the students in both the classroom as well as instruction
Monitoring and management of students' behavior, including appropriate enforcement of student behavior rules
Following professional practices consistent with school policies in working with students, students' records, parents and colleagues
Providing adequate information, plans and materials for substitute teachers
Maintaining accurate, complete and appropriate records and files
Demonstrating accurate, up-to-date knowledge of content
- - - - - - -Showing support and high esteem for School at all times
- - - - - - -Complying with conditions as stated in employee agreement and handbook

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree required, in Spanish preferably; Native speaker preferred.
Teaching experience, preferably in an independent school setting
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Must work well individually and as part of a small team
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office or other similar programs
Excellent verbal and written skills
Ability to stand for long periods of time while instructing; excellent hearing abilities; physical ability to transport students from one area of a building/campus to another; physical ability to move into different learning spaces.
All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. -The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration
Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
Superior time management skills and the ability to consistently meet deadlines and be flexible

Keywords: St. Benedict's Episcopal School, Smyrna , Spanish Teacher, Education / Teaching , Smyrna, Georgia

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