Spanish Teacher Extended Day

Faculty / Part-Time

Fayerweather Street School, Cambridge, MA

We seek an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Spanish Teacher to join our Extended-Day school program starting September 2024. This position is part-time and will be taught twice weekly. The stipend for the class is commensurate with experience. This position is perfect for someone who has a flexible schedule during after-school hours and is passionate about teaching the Spanish language. Our ideal candidate will have a strong Spanish language and culture foundation and the creativity and energy to make learning an exciting experience.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver engaging Spanish lessons tailored to students of varying skill levels, focusing on conversational skills, some grammar, some reading, and cultural knowledge.
  • Create a dynamic learning environment that encourages student participation and fosters a love for the Spanish language.
  • Utilize various teaching materials and methods to suit different learning styles, including multimedia tools and hands-on activities.
  • Assess student progress and provide feedback to students and parents as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Extended-Day staff to ensure a cohesive educational experience and participate in program meetings as required.
  • Manage classroom behavior and maintain a positive and safe learning environment for all students.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Spanish, both written and spoken, at a native or near-native level.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Spanish or education or a related field is preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience is highly desirable, especially with children or in groups.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage students and work collaboratively with staff and parents.
  • Creative and flexible in teaching approaches, with a solid commitment to developing engaging curriculum materials.
  • Must pass a background check and have a valid working permit.

Fayerweather Street School:

Fayerweather Street School welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our community and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and belonging in their teaching and learning. Fayerweather Street School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or family composition, or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its employment, education, admission, financial aid, and other policies and programs.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume. Please be prepared to provide at least three references; at least two of your references must be,or have been, someone you directly reported to.

Fayerweather Street School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
Day
All Gender