This could become a full-time position if the candidate has another expertise needed on campus.
4 Year Degree
Part-time teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. The primary role is Teaching Spanish language classes. There are increased opportunities for individuals qualified to teach in areas other than Spanish or who have experience in special education or as a learning specialist.
Wye River Upper School
Wye River is an independent, college preparatory school serving bright students with learning differences. Students who learn differently discover through innovation, develop with rigor, and celebrate the strengths at Wye River Upper School while preparing for success in college, career, and life.
Wye River Upper School is now reviewing applications for a talented and innovative Spanish language educator. We are looking for a candidate who is committed to cultivating an exceptional academic experience for students with learning differences. This educator is a collaborator in an innovative and dynamic educational community. The candidate of choice applies a growth mindset both personally and professionally; they inspire others to do the same through optimism flexibility and teamwork. The selected candidate should have a desire to contribute to the school community by sharing their passions and participating in school functions, professional development, field trips, and other special activities.
We are searching for a Spanish Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. This Spanish teacher will have classes in high school Spanish 1-3, and, at times, electives of their choosing along with a student advisory section.
Teaches multiple sections of Spanish courses to grades 9-12.
Plans for unique, project-based, and student-centered learning.
Contributes to the Spanish curriculum by providing information and commentary pertinent to course content considerations.
Creates, collaborates, and analyzes authentic student data to drive instruction.
Establishes Spanish course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines, and state and school system goals.
Assesses student work by preparing, administering, and scoring tests; reviewing and correcting written assignments; evaluating student learning.
Involves parents in student development by providing information and comments regarding academic and social progress; suggesting available educational and social improvement resources; addressing parent concerns; answering questions and requests
Maintains classroom order by establishing rules and procedures for student participation and movement, adhering to rules for a clean, safe and healthy environment.
Maintains student records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance and behavior.
Participates in school meetings, professional development, field trips, and special activities.
Demonstrates a commitment to student learning, personal growth, and embraces a growth mindset through daily actions and attitude
Partakes in off-site experiential trips which may include an overnight experience.
Qualifying education and experience:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Spanish, Teaching, or other related field of study.
Teacher certificate in secondary education, Demonstrated teaching skills and experience
Experience working with special education populations is a plus, Certificate in Special Education is a plus, though not required
Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills
Comfortable working with technology, including a 1:1 laptop program, google applications, and an online learning management system
Genuine excitement for and the ability to work with high school students
Wye River is an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds. Please visit our website, https://www.wyeriverupperschool.org/, to learn more about our school community and vision.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to our Assistant Head of School, Nicole Sophocles, [email protected]
Wye River is an independent, college and career preparatory school serving bright students with learning differences. We provide an individualized and supportive high school education in a low-stress, yet challenging academic environment. Diagnostic information, observation and parent input serve as the basis for understanding each student's unique learning profile. Our program ensures a well-rounded experience including athletics and the arts, offered within a daily structure that is responsive to the needs of teenagers.
We are committed to affecting lifelong change in the lives of our students, many of whom have struggled in traditional settings. Our belief in the power of each student's unique talents, skills, interests and goals is our guiding force. Students who learn differently discover through innovation, develop with rigor, and celebrate their strengths at Wye River Upper School while preparing for success in college, career and life.