K-5 Spanish Teacher (Leave Coverage)

Faculty / Full-Time

Milton Academy, Milton, MA

Milton Academy seeks a Spanish language and culture educator to teach K-5 students in our Lower School. In addition to outstanding teaching ability, we seek an inquisitive, self-directed, and team-oriented teacher.

This opportunity is to provide coverage for an extended leave, to begin March 2024 through November 2024. [Please note the 23-24 school year ends on Wednesday, June 5, 2024; and the 24-25 school year begins with faculty meetings on Monday, August 26, 2024.]

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Deeply committed to teaching kindergarten through fifth-grade students and possesses strong applied knowledge of elementary educational pedagogy.
  • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required.
  • At least two years of experience teaching the Spanish language at the elementary level and knowledge of the world’s Spanish-speaking cultures are preferred.
  • Participate in the life of the school outside the classroom, faculty meetings, lunch and recess duties, and advising student activities.
  • Create a student-centered learning atmosphere that fosters a positive classroom environment that encourages student participation and discussion.
  • Adapt teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities.
  • Stay informed about the latest developments in world language education, trends, and innovations, and incorporate these into the program.
  • Learn about diversity, equity, and inclusion in education; incorporate related principles when designing curriculum, teaching, and engaging with students.
  • Collaborate with K-5 colleagues to develop inter-departmental and cross-disciplinary projects and initiatives, including potentially collaborating with the world language teachers in the Middle and Upper School divisions on curriculum and instruction.
  • Actively support students, providing mentorship and academic guidance.
  • Assess and evaluate student performance through assignments, projects, and observations.
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues regarding academic progress.

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Milton Academy

Milton, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender