Category: Full Time;
Position Title: HS Spanish Teacher (SY 22-23)
Start Date: 08/09/2022
Location: Boston, MA
Uncommon High School Spanish teachers work in grade level and content teams to develop students who are global citizens. Our teachers become experts in their course content, and have a keen sense of how to motivate and inspire high school students. Communicating in Spanish is at the heart of all classes. Spanish teachers use a variety of instructional strategies to create an environment where students feel safe expressing themselves in a new language. At the conclusion of high school, students are prepared for academic autonomy and college preparatory work.
You’ll build students’ bilingual skills and enhance their understanding of the Spanish language using a curriculum that prepares them for Advanced Placement (AP) and collegiate level coursework.
You’ll help students gain confidence in navigating print and audio authentic sources.
You’ll teach students how to build and enhance their foreign language skills–reading, writing, speaking and listening.
You’ll cultivate students’ cultural awareness by helping them learn a new language.
You’ll share your passion for the Spanish language to build a community of students who are confident in speaking Spanish.
You will build students’ skill and comfort with engaging in conversation in Spanish.
You’ll work with the Spanish department to develop academic and engagement goals for students.
2. Data Analysis
You’ll meet weekly with your principal and/or instructional coach to analyze and respond to trends in student work samples and assessments.
You’ll learn and implement strategies to differentiate instruction for all learners in your classroom.
3. School Culture
You’ll build positive relationships with students to ensure they feel seen, loved, and heard.
You’ll partner with students’ families to ensure appropriate resources are available to support their child’s learning needs.
You’ll engage in practice-based professional development, mentorship, and coaching sessions.
You’ll participate in weekly, school-wide meetings to cultivate community, model our core values, and encourage student achievement.
You’ll partner with your grade level team to develop academic goals and practice instructional strategies.
A commitment to the mission of Uncommon Schools and investment in our vision for being an anti-racist organization
A demonstrated commitment to supporting students’ social emotional and academic development
An enthusiasm for collaborating with internal and external partners in the best interest of students
A self-directed learner who solicits and implements feedback to improve outcomes and achieve objectives
A demonstrated interest in impacting K-12 students in urban schools and communities (1-2 years experience preferred).
Academic expertise in Spanish or other related fields of study.
Prior to the start of employment, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher by the time employment begins. You do not need to be certified to be hired; however, if hired you will need to pass state teacher certification tests to meet the MA state requirements.
Contact Name: Kelly Whalen
Contact email for questions: email@example.com
Application Instructions: You can find the job description and application here: https://smrtr.io/9RSfX