Princeton Day School

Princeton , NJ
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Spanish Teacher

Princeton Day School
Princeton, NJ Full-time
Posted on June 23, 2019

Spanish Teacher

Princeton Day School, an independent PreK-12 school, is seeking an experienced Spanish teacher (part time) beginning in the Fall of 2019.

Required Qualifications:
•      Bachelor’s degree in the Spanish language, literature, history and/or culture
•      Minimum 3 years of proven success teaching high school students
•      Demonstrated experience at both introductory and advanced levels.
•      Complete command of the language
•      Strong background, beyond the language, in Spanish cultural traditions, history and literature
•      Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment, and to communicate and lead through strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:
•      Advanced Degree in in the Spanish language, literature, history and/or culture
•      Instructional design, curriculum development and assessment experience (developing, delivering, and assessing)
•      Experience with interdisciplinary work
•      Experience teaching in independent schools

For this position, the ideal candidate is expected to:
•      Foster a learning environment that is student centered and that supports students’ social and emotional needs
•      Employ teaching practices rooted in current brain-based research
•      Differentiate teaching and learning based on students’ cognitive needs and learning style
•      Develop creative formative and summative experiences and assessments to evaluate student learning
•      Provide opportunities for student self-assessment and engagement in the learning process
•      Provide consistent oral and written communication to students and families
•      Develop curriculum with department members
•      Contribute to school life outside the classroom— coaching or other extracurricular activities