Faculty, Middle School Spanish position begins August 16, 2021
The Pembroke Hill Middle School is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Spanish teacher to join our educational community in August 2021 for the 2021-22 school year. Pembroke Hill's Premier Spanish Program starts in the Early Childhood division and progresses through the Middle and Upper Schools to the Advanced Placement level. Pembroke Hill Middle School has small class sizes (1:15), new and updated facilities with excellent technology equipment and resources. Pembroke Hill is committed to a culturally competent education.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Teach all levels of middle school Spanish, from introductory to Spanish II, in 4-5 classes with up to 3 preps.
Guide and mentor students as a student advisor.
The ability and desire to be a leader among teachers for the improvement of the ongoing development of the middle school Foreign Language curriculum and overall advancement of the school.
An understanding of teaching effectively in block periods, including appropriate use of differentiation and technology.
Communicate thoughtfully with students, colleagues, parents, and various community members.
Plan and develop quality instructional lessons which include formative and summative assessments.
Establish a classroom environment conducive to student learning and achievement.
Collaborate and work cooperatively with all language teachers within the department.
Collaborate when appropriate with upper and lower division Spanish teaching teams to ensure smooth transitions and adequate preparation for new levels of learning.
Participate in team level meetings to help plan student activities and support student needs.
Possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Manage and fulfill all other duties as assigned.
Native or near-native fluency in the Spanish language in all four skill areas: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
3-5 years middle school experience teaching multiple levels of Spanish is preferred
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
Technologically savvy. Proven comfort in multiple software and related other technologies.
Demonstrated success with different adolescent needs across grades 6-8.
Exhibits an abiding passion and experience working with a diverse student body.
About The Pembroke Hill School
The Pembroke Hill School is a private independent school with 100+ years of history located in a beautiful and historical area in Kansas City. We currently have approximately1,200 students from Early Years through grade 12 on two campuses within a mile of each other.
Pembroke Hill School has a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you would like to be considered for an employment opportunity, visit www.pembrokehill.org/about-us/employment and complete an online application.