8/9s & 9/10s Spanish Language Teacher (3rd - 4th Grade) (Leave Replacement)
September 2023 - February 2024 leave replacement
Start Date: August 29, 2023
Full-time, 5 days a week
8 am-4 pm each day except Wednesday, 8 am-5 pm for faculty meetings
Start Date: Aug 29, 2023
Salary: $49K - $109K annually
The Bank Street School for Children is seeking a passionate, knowledgeable, and team-oriented World Languages teacher, who is an advocate for multilingualism and who seeks ways to integrate language and culture into all facets of the curriculum. A commitment to emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development, a progressive approach to teaching and learning, and an interest in professional growth are expected.
- Bachelor's degree in Spanish or equivalent education; Master's degree in education preferable
- Fluency in Spanish
- Knowledge of child development, progressive education, and constructivist teaching
- Experience teaching World Languages
- Demonstrated personal and professional commitment to diversity, social justice, and equity
- Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
- Skilled in designing instruction that is data-driven, differentiated, and actively engaging
- Experience in developing hands-on, developmentally appropriate Spanish curricula
- Initiative, creativity, flexibility, and collaboration
- Warmth, humor, flexibility, and optimism
- Teaching elementary Spanish (reading, writing, speaking, listening, and culture) to 3rd and 4th-grade students, meeting the needs of the entire group as well as individual children
- Designing experiences that develop language acquisition and increase sensitivity to the larger Spanish-speaking world
- Cultivating meaningful collaborations with members of the Bank Street Community
- Following established linguistic and content guidelines and goals for each level
- Creating an inclusive classroom environment through the lens of social justice
- Developing new, age and skill-appropriate curriculum within the guidelines and in collaboration with colleagues and the Middle School Division Head
- Attending regular division, department, and supervisor meetings
- Preparing and presenting to parents Fall & Winter Curriculum Night
- Communicating with parents as necessary
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The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.