World Language Spanish Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Job Description for World Language Spanish Teacher

Gould Academy is seeking a student-centered and innovative Spanish teacher to join our team and take advantage of our unique mountain location. This position includes teaching 4 sections of upper level Spanish. 

In addition to teaching responsibilities, teachers assist or lead two co-curricular seasons, advise 4-6 students and support residential duties as part of our community-focused approach to education. 

Faculty at Gould

  • Hold a deep passion for teaching and mentoring students
  • Create a student-driven learning experience focused on resilience, respect, inclusivity, and belonging
  • Empower adolescents with agency and support them within a structured framework
  • Guide students through mentorship to thrive and grow
  • Embrace a growth mindset and a spirit of adventure
  • Collaborate with colleagues to deliver consistent, excellent instruction
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress 
  • Practice excellent teaching through preparation and follow through

Essential Qualities of Employment

  • Team Building and Culture Shaping Mindset
  • Ethical and Responsible Decision Making
  • Effective and Culturally Responsive Communication
  • Collaborative Framework for Innovation and Results

Requirements

  • Experience teaching Spanish preferred but not required 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in content area preferred
  • Commitment to a student-centered, experiential, process-based pedagogy
  • Obtain CHRC certification from the Maine Department of Education
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, school  year, exempt position beginning August 19, 2024. Benefits include a generous retirement plan match, cost sharing for health and dental insurance, free $50,000 life and LTD insurances, health savings contribution, discounted season pass to Sunday River, paid time off throughout the year, time off during school vacations, wellness culture with an annual contribution to employee wellness preferences. Gould provides meals at our campus dining facility for you and your family. Campus provided housing could be a component of the benefit package. Compensation is commensurate with experience.