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Upper School Spanish Teacher (Lafayette)

Alexander Dawson School

10455 Dawson Drive, Lafayette, CO, USA

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compensation: The salary range for this position is $45,000 - $70,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and 401(k).
employment type: full-time
job title: Upper School Spanish Teacher
Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 535 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks a full-time Upper School Spanish Teacher for the 2024-25 school year. Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.

Dawson School Mission Statement:
Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world.

Education and Experience:
-An undergraduate degree in education, Spanish, or related field is required, a graduate degree is preferred
-Experience teaching Upper School Spanish
-Demonstrated classroom management skills and excellent Spanish skills
-Experience with communicative, proficiency-based approaches preferred
-Ability to include technology elements into all aspects of instruction
-Professional and Personal Qualifications
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Personal warmth and friendliness
-An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility
-Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters
-Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies
-Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity
-Communicate (orally and in writing) effectively with all school constituencies
-Collaborate and work positively as a member of a team


Duties/Responsibilities:
-Report to Director of Upper School
-Teach four or five sections of Spanish
-Lead international trip to Spanish speaking countries
-Serve as Advisor
-Participate in class trips and Winterim
-Actively participate in the extracurricular life of the School
-Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School

The salary range for this position is $45,000 - $70,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and 401(k). Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org). Click on ABOUT at the top of the page, click on Careers, scroll to the middle of the page, click the link View Current Job Openings and select the Upper School Spanish Teacher posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted. No phone calls please.

Dawson School Diversity Statement:
Dawson is united in nurturing a culture of belonging that embraces diversity of thought, experience, identity, and passion.
Dawson actively promotes and embraces the exchange of diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds through curricular design, community involvement, and the integration of our four virtues - respect, compassion, courage, and integrity - into every aspect of our community life. It is our responsibility to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for all members of our community, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, ability, or religion, as well as to cultivate in each student the ability to make empathetic, socially responsible decisions.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7762458135

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