Milton Academy seeks a qualified educator to teach Spanish language and culture in our Lower School (K-5). We are looking for a teacher who is 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 as is at least two years of experience teaching Spanish language at the elementary level. Knowledge of the world’s Spanish-speaking cultures is also required. The teacher in this role will also participate in the life of the school outside the classroom, faculty meetings, lunch and recess duties, and advising student activities.
We seek teachers who believe in progressive, differentiated, and developmentally-aligned models of teaching and learning; possess knowledge of and experience with research-based approaches to elementary Spanish curriculum and instruction; understand the importance of cultural competency and instructional technology; bring a close integration of the arts and experiential education into classroom curricula; and are attuned to the social and emotional growth of students.
A demonstrated ability working in a diverse and inclusive community is essential. Warmth, compassion, cultural competence, commitment to equity and social justice, a learning stance, flexibility, humor, pragmatism, and accessibility with students, faculty, families, and administrators are essential qualities for this position.
Teacher certification is not required.
Milton Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin or ancestry, age, veteran status, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice are fundamental elements of Milton’s mission. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.