Job Description | Green Acres School is seeking a dedicated full-time Spanish teacher to work with Pre-K-6th grade. Teaching in the target language is required, along with the ability to integrate both language skills and cultural literacy. The approach we embrace, based on research in language development, is highly communicative. Teachers conduct classes in Spanish as much as possible, using authentic games, songs, conversations, and other activities and projects to help children internalize language components, such as its sound system, basic lexicon, and grammatical structure. The Spanish teacher will also participate in the review and development of the school-wide Spanish curriculum to ensure coherency of scope and sequence from Pre-K to 8th grade. Teachers at Green Acres School enjoy a friendly and collaborative working environment, a supportive mentoring program, and benefits.
Requirements |Green Acres seeks an experienced classroom teacher who has a background in curricular and pedagogical innovation, with teaching experience relevant to this position. The successful candidate will have native or native-like fluency in the Spanish language, will be versatile in teaching grades Pre-K-6, and will have the skills to provide differentiated instruction and to integrate technology into the curriculum. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
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A complete application consists of the following: (1) cover letter (2) resume (3) statement of educational philosophy (4) Green Acres School Employment Application form (available at www.greenacres.org).
All four documents are necessary for an application to be considered. Questions may be addressed to Nancy Schnog, Assistant to the Head of School. Email: email@example.com.
Green Acres School is an independent, progressive school for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade on a beautiful 15-acre campus in North Bethesda, Maryland, near Washington, DC. With woods, a stream, athletic fields, playgrounds, and a natural amphitheater, the out-of-doors is an important part of the learning environment. The arts, physical education, and technology are effectively integrated with academic studies in a highly experiential program. In a learning environment that is joyful and supportive as well as challenging, Green Acres School provides authentic learning and leadership experiences. The Washington, DC area also provides many opportunities for rich, off-campus learning. To learn more about Green Acres School, please visit www.greenacres.org.