Job Title: 6-12 Spanish Teacher
Reports to: Head of School
We are seeking a skilled and experienced full-time Spanish teacher for the 2021-22 school year. The ideal candidate will possess native or near-fluency in Spanish, an exemplary pedagogical repertoire for second-language learning, a passion for teaching, and experience in designing curriculum. Further, successful candidates will also have excellent classroom management skills, experience working with both middle and upper school students, and the desire to work closely with colleagues. Language courses develop students’ skills in all core areas with an emphasis on speaking and listening. All classes should be taught in the target language and familiarity with comprehensible input is ideal. Throughout the curriculum, students explore and reflect on cultural practices and global perspectives to develop cultural competence and understanding.
Teach five sections of Spanish
Serve as an academic advisor to a small group of students
Flexibility and willingness to perform non-teaching roles vital to building community
Lead outdoor education trips
Perform additional duties as needed
Participate in school-wide professional development
Experience teaching Spanish in middle school and/or upper school.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree is preferred
Demonstrated expertise in student-centered, collaborative and inquiry-based teaching methodologies
The flexibility to teach multiple ages, experience with curriculum development, and an active interest in teaching with project-based and technology-based learning is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
Compensation and Benefits:
Steamboat Mountain School offers a rich and comprehensive benefits package.
Salary range, $25,000 - $42,000
Medical including short term disability
Retirement contribution match after one year of service
Tuition remission benefits after two years of service
Approximately eight weeks of summer vacation and all school vacations
On-campus housing may be provided
About Steamboat Mountain school
Steamboat Mt School is a coeducational day and boarding school in Steamboat Springs CO. Our mission is:
Steamboat Mountain School challenges the intellects and imaginations of its students to help them lead productive, creative and responsible lives in a dynamic, global society.