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Summary of Position:

Milton Academy seeks a Spanish language and culture educator to teach K-8 students in our Lower and Middle Schools. 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 August 19, 2024 through June 9, 2025.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Teaching and Curriculum

  • Deeply committed to teaching kindergarten through eighth-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 and middle levels 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-8 colleagues to develop inter-departmental and cross-disciplinary projects and initiatives, including potentially collaborating with the world language teachers in the 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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