Spanish Teacher

Faculty / Part-Time

Oak Meadow School, Littleton, MA

Part-Time Spanish Teacher
2021-2022 School Year 

DESCRIPTION: 

Oak Meadow School seeks a Part-Time Spanish Teacher for the 2021-22 school year. Oak Meadow is looking for an individual who will enrich our students’ Spanish language learning in five classrooms from Children’s House through Lower Elementary. The teacher will work closely with the Spanish Program Coordinator to ensure continuity of the spiraling Spanish curriculum with a strong Montessori focus. This position will be approximately 15 hours a week including classroom time, prep time, and lunch and recess coverage. This position will involve a strong sense of collaboration and cooperation with all areas of the school, with the following primary responsibilities:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrated experience and skills working with children to provide excellent Spanish education (preferably in a Montessori setting) 
  • Work closely with Spanish program coordinator to ensure curriculum coordination, implementation and continuity of Spanish program with a Montessori focus
  • Implement Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice in the curriculum
  • Provide written assessments and evaluations
  • Engage students by incorporating movement, use of manipulatives, authentic literature, poetry, dance and songs, interactive games, speaking 
  • Excellent classroom management skills with proven experience
  • Conduct 75-90% of the class in Spanish 
  • Establish collaborative relationships with colleagues, including but not limited to: Spanish Program Coordinator, Head of School, Children’s House – Lower Elementary teachers and assistants, Education Director, and Learning Specialists
  • Lunch and recess coverage as needed

ABOUT US: 

Oak Meadow School was founded in 1977 as a Montessori school for early childhood students. Over the years, elementary and middle school, and most recently, toddler grade levels have been added. Oak Meadow now has a reputation for one being one of the finest independent schools in the country, matriculating its graduates to the most selective independent high schools in New England. 

Oak Meadow School has dedicated its focus and commitment to professionalism, transparency, excellence, and inclusivity. The school’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Task Force (composed of teachers, staff, parents, and trustees) continues to significantly advance the school’s commitment to equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and justice. 

Littleton, Massachusetts is located just northwest of Concord, in one of the top growth areas outside of Boston, and attracts families who value the best educational options available. Train service to Boston is easily accessible, and the beautiful outdoor resources of New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Cape Cod, and the Berkshires are a short drive away. 

OAK MEADOW SCHOOL’S MISSION AND HIRING STATEMENT:

Oak Meadow School is rooted in the child-centered Montessori philosophy, which fosters academic excellence, personal growth, and cultural awareness while nurturing children’s spirits. A diverse community of life-long learners, we cultivate confident, independent, and compassionate human beings by providing the tools and experiences needed to embark on rich, meaningful journeys as responsible citizens of the world. 

We commit to being equitable and inclusive, providing all candidates equal opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of the world in our educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs. Our goal is to actively recruit, reach, identify, hire, promote, and retain the best people possible.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Native or near native fluency in Spanish
  • Strong grasp of Spanish grammar
  • Strong cultural understanding of the Spanish speaking world
  • Commitment to DEIJ and its continuous implementation in the curriculum
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proven experience working with children in an educational setting
  • COVID-19 vaccination required
  • Ability to be flexible and work closely with others in a collaborative setting

TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY EMAIL: 

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position 
  • A current resume
  • A brief statement (1 page or less) of your educational philosophy including your education, background, and experience working with children, as well as your knowledge of and experience in DEIJ

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: 

Beatriz Mueller, Spanish Teacher and Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice – bmueller@oakmeadow.org

Applications must be received via email. 

Oak Meadow School

Littleton, MA
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
Day
All Gender
Montessori