Prekindergarten – Fourth Grade Spanish Teacher

25.03.2021 hccgKC Careers

Job Description: Prekindergarten – Fourth Grade Spanish Teacher
Job Status: Full Time
Reports to: Division Head
Schedule: School year
Summer duties: Professional Development & Preparation for Upcoming Year

Position Summary
The prekindergarten – fourth grade Spanish teacher is a valuable part of the St. Paul’s teaching team. The primary
responsibility is planning and delivering engaging lessons to help his/her students develop an appreciation for and
competency with the Spanish language. He or she works closely with the fifth – eighth grade Spanish teacher and all the
prekindergarten – fourth grade homeroom teachers.

Major tasks & duties
• Design and execute all aspects of the prekindergarten through fourth grade Spanish program
• Provide an international penpal program for fourth – eighth grade students
• Co-plan and co-lead an international exchange experience for our eighth grade students
• Work closely with the grade level teachers, division heads, and Head of School to ensure a quality Spanish
program for our students
• Use TPRS and a variety of resources to deliver developmentally appropriate, comprehensive lessons that
address the National Standards of Foreign Language Education
• Teach chapel lessons and integrate life skills into the curriculum. Be an active participant and role model during
all chapels
• Work individually with students, specialists as needed, parents, colleagues, and administrators to develop and
implement the best instructional approaches for young children
• Communicate clearly and in a timely manner with colleagues and parents in writing and face to face as needed
• Conduct parent/teacher conferences and be available to meet with parents as needed
• Prepare and submit a weekly online post updating the community on what is taking place each week in Spanish
class
• Complete grade cards and comments
• Order and maintain appropriate supplies and materials and work within provided budget
• Work collaboratively to achieve the mission of the school
• Set an example of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, life-skills, self-motivation, and self-discipline.
• Model competence, personal responsibility, and respect for others in every aspect of the job
• Meet regular and predictable attendance requirements, including attending division and all school meetings,
division and all school chapels, professional work days, and admissions related events
• Act as an ambassador for the school by attending school-wide events and supporting the school community
outside of the classroom whether at special events, sporting events, or in other venues

Minimum qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in related field.

Apply at: Careers at St. Paul’s – St. Paul’s Episcopal Day School (speds.org)

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