Pingree School seeks an accomplished and enthusiastic world language instructor to teach four sections of Spanish beginning in the 2021-2022 school year. Language instruction at Pingree has as its underlying essence the belief that our curriculum should be equally focused on the development of proficiency and confidence in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in the target language.
In addition to teaching four sections of Spanish, the position will include coaching and/or supervising two seasons of a sport, or equivalent activity, as well as serving as an advisor. Consequently, candidates must exhibit both a passion for their subject matter, as well as a commitment to working with adolescents both inside and outside of the classroom.
The successful candidate will be fluent in Spanish and will have experience with and a passion for teaching in the target language at multiple levels in a secondary school. Pingree seeks candidates who value creativity, innovation, student-centred and who are skilled at integrating educational technology in the classroom. Additionally, interested candidates should be committed to working collaboratively in a dynamic and collegial department and who are committed to curriculum design and teaching across the Spanish curriculum. We seek candidates with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills who are eager to explore collaborative and interdisciplinary teaching and who believe in integrating cultural learning along with language learning, which may include designing and teaching thematic, trimester-long seminars and embedding experiential learning and projects into the curriculum. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion and experience integrating anti-racism curriculum into language teaching and coursework.
About Pingree School
Dedicated to academic excellence and development of high personal standards, Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Above all, Pingree strives to instill in its students integrity, decency, compassion, self-esteem and commitment to one another and to the world at large.