Spanish Teacher K-5
  • Education

Fayerweather Street School, Cambridge, MA

Accredited by AISNE

Fayerweather Street School is a PreK-8th grade co-educational program. At Fayerweather we help young people develop the knowledge, skills and awareness to flourish in a complex, diverse and increasingly interdependent world. We believe that truly knowing each child is the heart of a great education. We strive to engage each child’s intellect, imagination and awakening sense of social responsibility to help our students become confident, resourceful and enthusiastic learners. We are committed to building a diverse and welcoming community in which compassion, humor and respect are woven throughout the curriculum and spirit of the day.

Fayerweather seeks a full time Kindergarten – Fifth Grade Spanish Teacher to begin in the fall of the 2019-20 academic year. This dynamic, experienced individual should:

● be knowledgeable of the philosophy of a progressive school

● be familiar with working in an independent school setting (preferred)

● be able to teach and engage elementary aged students in learning Spanish (3-5 years prior experience teaching this age level)

● be both literate and fluent in Spanish

● have knowledge in OWL, TPR and TPRS approaches

● develop Spanish fluency (grammar, spelling, pronunciation, vocabulary,composition) and guide students in conversational Spanish

● develop a cultural understanding and appreciation of Spanish speaking countries

● create a developmentally appropriate cooperative learning environment

● Have knowledge and commitment around diversity, equity and inclusion practices and the impact they have on the classroom climate and curriculum

● adapt curriculum to the needs of students with varying abilities

● establish and maintain excellent classroom management

● have excellent communication skills with both children and adults

● have a warm and energetic personality and a good sense of humor

Will be responsible for:

● developing a Kindergarten-5th grade Spanish program

● collaborating with the 6th-8th grade Spanish language teacher to create consistency and coherence

● collaborating with classroom teachers to integrate curriculum when appropriate

● performing various duties including recess coverage and creating curricular displays

 

 

To apply, please email resume to employment@fayerweather.org