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SENIOR SCHOOL SPANISH TEACHER

Company: Sewickley Academy
Location: Mars
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

ABOUT SEWICKLEY ACADEMYDistinguished by its rigorous academics, outstanding faculty, and highly motivated student body, Sewickley Academy is Pittsburgh's longest-standing coeducational independent PreK-12 day school. Our mission is to inspire and educate students to engage their hearts, minds, and hands to cultivate their full individual and collective potential in the service of a greater good. At the Academy, every student is encouraged to explore their passions and excel while embracing their authentic selves.With the recent completion of state-of-the-art computer science and robotics classrooms and new athletic facilities, the Academy is poised for the continued expansion of our STEM and athletic programs. We believe strongly in the importance and value of a well-rounded education in academics, the arts, athletics, and community service. Our faculty and staff from all departments and divisions work together to create an environment of encouragement and support by inspiring students to reach their goals and develop a love of learning. This position offers a competitive salary plus excellent benefits and work/life balance programs including a premium-free health plan option, an excellent retirement plan, generous leave time, and tuition benefits programs. Are you searching for a workplace where a diverse mix of talented people come together to serve our students? If so, apply for this today!Job DescriptionSewickley Academy is seeking an innovative, dedicated, and passionate individual to fill the role of Spanish teacher in our Senior School community. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in fostering a deep appreciation for Spanish language and culture. They will be expected to teach all levels ranging from Spanish I through AP. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and facilitate meaningful, rigorous, level-appropriate instruction to students enrolled in Spanish courses spanning from college-prep through the Advanced Placement level
  • Collaborate with the World Language Department members to enhance and create courses that challenge and inspire students to think independently, creatively, and critically
  • Contribute positively to the growth and development of the World Language Department
  • Mentor and support students as they strive to become stronger language learners and global thinkers who are well prepared to take on the challenges of college-level courses
  • Serve as a dedicated advisor to a group of eight to ten students, supporting and encouraging their personal and academic growth
  • Embrace the school's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and continually evaluate curriculum and pedagogy to reflect this commitment
  • Demonstrate a desire for constant professional and personal growth by regularly participating in and seeking out professional learning opportunities
  • Promote school life by sponsoring student clubs and activities and serving on academic committees
    • Bachelor's degree in Spanish, Education, Foreign Language, or a related field required; Master's degree preferred
    • Ideal candidates will have a minimum of three years of secondary school language teaching experience, with a strong track record of academic achievement.
    • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and classroom management skills
    • Proven success working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, parents, and school leadersARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?All interested applicants applying for this position should submit their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.Sewickley Academy is committed to having an inclusive community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Academy does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.PIe941dd108203-26289-34658325

Keywords: Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh , SENIOR SCHOOL SPANISH TEACHER, Education / Teaching , Mars, Pennsylvania

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