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Career Center
May 31, 2019

Lower School Spanish Teacher

St. George's Independent School
Collierville TN United States
Co-ed Day School, Pre-K through 12th grade
Position Starts: July 31, 2019
Application Deadline: July 15, 2019

St. Georges Independent School seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as Lower School Spanish Teacher at the Germantown and Memphis campuses, beginning August 2019. St. Georges Independent School welcomes applications from persons of any race, color, creed, nationality, or ethnic origin.

Type: Salary

 Duration: Annual Letter of Agreement

 Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in the teaching of Spanish as a second language is preferred

 The successful candidate will possess skills and experience that would include the ability to:

  • help students engage in acquiring the ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish, with a focus on oral proficiency in real-life contexts
  • practice Spanish immersion in order to build students’ oral proficiency
  • create enthusiasm for language learning as well as Spanish culture and history
  • work with the Lower School team to create integrated Spanish curriculum opportunities among art, music, ELA, social studies, and service
  • assess, communicate, and demonstrate student learning privately to families and publicly to our community
  • collaborate and communicate with language department members focused on excellent teaching and learning
  • travel between our two campuses in Germantown and Memphis

 Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as others who telephone. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner.

Candidates will embrace the school’s mission and educational philosophy; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.

Contact Information

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Mrs. Tracy Forbes, Assistant to the Lower School Directors at tforbes@sgis.org or 8250 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138.