Category: Full Time;
Position Title: Spanish Teacher
Start Date: 09/06/2023
Location: Nashoba Brooks School, Concord, MA
Nashoba Brooks School seeks a full-time Spanish teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year. This position is responsible for teaching Grades 4-8 Spanish classes and is part of a World Languages Department. Candidates for this position will demonstrate a passion for teaching young children, as well as a deep understanding of the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of children ages 10-14. The successful candidate will possess the desire to work in a dynamic, student-centered school committed to continuous learning and excellence in 21st century education. A teacher at Nashoba Brooks models the mission of the School to create a student-centered, mission-driven learning environment for students.
Nashoba Brooks teachers:
-Work closely with teaching and administrative employees to support the educational, social and emotional development of students.
-Communicate proactively and effectively with students and parents, including writing individualized student reports, and participating in parent/teacher conferences.
-Participate as an active member of teaching teams to support curriculum development and integration.
-Work collaboratively with members of the teaching and student support teams to identify and address student learning needs.
-Model excellent problem solving and project management skills with a commitment to viewing challenges as problems that can be solved rather than obstacles that cannot be overcome.
-Support effective communication and collaboration within the teaching teams.
Strong candidates will demonstrate:
Excellent knowledge in teaching Spanish to elementary and middle school aged children.
Excellence in integrated curriculum development, lesson planning, technology integration, and formative use of student assessments.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including: an ability to write detailed comments on students’ progress reports, including the ability to communicate directly, effectively, respectfully and constructively with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
An ability to effectively differentiate curriculum to teach students with diverse learning styles.
Proactive teacher-parent interaction and communication.
A proven track record of efficient project management and problem solving skills with the ability to initiate and complete multiple tasks, independently or collaboratively, as required.
Proficiency with technology and technology integration to support learning.
Qualifications: -Bachelor’s degree with significant coursework in Spanish and education; master’s degree preferred.
-Minimum of three years of experience in elementary through middle school teaching.
-Commitment to ongoing professional development.
The successful candidate will model professionalism, curiosity, responsibility, creativity and respect for all persons, as well as a demonstrated commitment to advancing the School’s core values of integrity, collaboration, inclusivity, empathy, and resilience.
Contact email for questions: Spanish@nashobabrooks.org
Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to:
Kaitlyn McHugh, Assistant Head of Middle School