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Posted 11/26/2019
Spanish Position - Raleigh, NC

Greetings from Wakefield High School!  We anticipate a vacancy for a Spanish teacher beginning January 2nd.  We are scheduling interviews now, and encourage all potential candidates with certification in Spanish K-12 to apply.  Interested applicants should go to wcpss.net.  Half-way down the page click Jobs in the blue bar. Click the link to apply. On the left of the next page click Locations and scroll to Wakefield High School. Finally, scroll to find the Spanish listing.

Wakefield High School is a public high school in Raleigh, NC with a diverse population of approximately 2200 students.  Our World Language Department offers courses in German, French, Latin and Spanish, Levels I-AP.  

Posted 11/25/2019
Long Term Substitute Middle School Mandarin Chinese Teacher at Ravenscroft School (Raleigh, NC) - full time, January 6, 2020 - June 5, 2020

Responsibilities:  


The master teacher:

  • brings energy and passion for teaching Mandarin into the classroom and the World Language department 
  • demonstrates enthusiasm and a strong command of  the Mandarin language and culture
  • exhibits excellent teaching skills that demonstrate best practices according to ACTFL, including proficiency based planning, instruction and assessment
  • teaches 5 classes
  • understands the development of middle school students and displays a passion for working with this age group
  • connects with and challenges students, shifting pedagogical practices accordingly to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • works with departmental colleagues to plan and coordinate learning goals for each class
  • advises 10-14 students, facilitating the “Lead from Here” curriculum, and meeting with parents of advisees, as needed
  • interacts effectively with parents and colleagues
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mandarin Chinese or World Language Education
  • MA or MEd highly desirable
  • Previous teaching experience (in an independent school setting a plus)  
  • Experience teaching a proficiency-based curriculum
  • Demonstrates a minimum of Advanced Low Level on the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Scale by way of the OPI or Advanced Level Check
Salary/Benefits:  Ravenscroft School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of regional peer schools. A full benefits package includes TIAA retirement and generous medical/dental coverage, and equals the best plans in Independent School.    

Apply Here:


Posted 9/29/2019
Spanish Teacher - Winston-Salem, NC
Full-time high school Spanish teacher at suburban Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, NC. Levels 1 and 2. Contact Principal Ed Weiss: eweiss@wsfcs.k12.nc.us

Posted 8/7/2019
Spanish Teacher - Greensboro, NC

New Garden Friends School - See this pdf for details.

Posted 8/5/2019
Spanish Teacher - Henderson, NC

Who We Are

Henderson Collegiate is a mission-driven public college preparatory school located in rural Henderson, NC with an unrelenting focus on character development and student achievement.

Our school serves students that come from traditionally underserved communities (approximately 85% receive free or reduced lunch, and about 90% are students of color).  However, we consistently rank in the top 4% of all North Carolina Public Schools.

At Henderson Collegiate, we believe in 51% character and 49% academics, as we will never sacrifice a moment to teach our students character traits that will help them become great people.

We are both a team and family who leverage passionate people to be the best teachers and leaders that they can be. We work beside each other to make what most people say is impossible, happen.

Who You Are

  • go-getter that will move mountains to do what is best for our students and team
  • An encourager that recognizes the power and potential within all students
  • life-long learner that continuously strives to be a better version of themselves through learning, improving and being hungry for feedback
  • jovial giant who knows that with learning comes joy, love and laughter
  • gritty problem-solver who approaches challenges with smart solutions in mind
  • detail maven who plans backwards to meet timelines and manage complex projects
  • data-driven analyst who reflects and takes swift action based on results
  • proactive communicator who reaches out to students, families, and teammates

What You’ll Do

  • Bring it. Have stamina and the ability to set and achieve ambitious goals, and handle the intensity required to bring your best self to an extended school day in a very high-performing school environment.
  • Own and develop your own content and curriculum. Do the intellectual preparation needed to create and develop rigorous assessments, unit plans, lesson plans, and instructional materials; demonstrate expertise in and a genuine passion for curriculum that is contagious to students. 
  • Deliver strong. Dynamically lead students in whole-class and small-group settings, cultivate intellectual curiosity and a love of learning in students, and adjust instruction using qualitative and quantitative data to ensure student understanding and meet differentiated student needs.
  • Reach higher – and sweat the small stuff. Develop, uphold, and implement Henderson Collegiate’s values, policies, and systems to effectively manage a classroom and consistently lead students to meet sky-high academic and character-based expectations.
  • Never stop growing. Offer and receive constructive feedback from colleagues in order to create a professional working atmosphere that aspires to excellence and is conducive to constant improvement; dive humbly into school-wide and individual professional development, including pre-service training over the summer and weekly sessions during the academic year.
  • Spread the love. Build deep relationships with students, families, and staff to foster a culture of joy and community. Maintain strong lines of communication with families about student progress, and go above and beyond to support and collaborate closely with teammates in the united pursuit of Henderson Collegiate’s mission.

The Fine Print

  • Required: All candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Preferred. Prior experience teaching and working in a low-income community is preferred but not required
  • Benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate based on experience. Additionally, Henderson Collegiate offers a full benefits package. Teachers receive a laptop computer and are provided with classroom technology and software
Apply at here


Posted 7/15/2019
The Foreign Languages Department at Emory & Henry College is seeking a one-year, with possibility of renewal, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Spanish to teach six to eight introductory-level courses per year (on a 3 + 3 or 4 + 4 basis).  This 9 month position is paid over 12 months and includes full benefits. This position would commence in August 2019. 

Qualifications:

  • Master's level credentials 

  • College teaching experience 

  • Native or near-native Spanish and English fluency


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation from three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. The search will start on July 1st and it will continue until the position is filled. 

Please address all application materials to this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/65210.  

You may direct any questions to Mary Bell Boltwood: mboltwood@ehc.edu

Emory & Henry College is a four-year private Methodist Church-related liberal arts college located in Southwest Virginia. (www.ehc.edu) Emory & Henry college, an equal opportunity provider and employer, seeks a diverse faculty and staff.




Posted 7/1/2019
Various Language Positions - Winston-Salem, NC

Come teach in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools! French, German, Spanish, American Sign Language are all needed! Contact Lwbaldwin@wsfcs.k12.nc.us if interested.

Posted 6/20/2019
Spanish Teachers - Asheville, NC

Join our inclusive community.

Carolina Day School, nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, is an independent, Pre-K/12, secular, college preparatory school. CDS enrolls approximately 658 students across four divisions: Lower School (Pre-K/5), Key School (2-8, for students with language-based learning differences), Middle School (6-8), and Upper School (9-12). 

Working at Carolina Day School means being part of a strong community steeped in a passion for learning. We are committed to our students and families, and to each other. We recruit only the best and brightest for our team of professional educators and administrative staff. 

At Carolina Day, we are committed to building a faculty, student body, and school culture which reflect the diversity of the greater world around us. Diversity adds quality to our community by cultivating a richness of ideas, a broadening of perspectives and a respect for others. 

Carolina Day School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, Carolina Day School does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristic.

How to Apply:

To apply for positions listed below, please send a current resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications to employment@carolinaday.orgPlease include the position title in the subject line.

Openings:
Middle and Lower School Spanish Teaching positions

For the 2019-20 school year, we are seeking two experienced, dynamic Spanish teachers for our Lower School and Middle School divisions. We are proud of our very strong World Language Department and seek candidates who have excellent Spanish language skills and who are able to conduct classes in the language. We also are looking for an educator who is well versed in current teaching pedagogy, innovative program design, and diverse learning styles and profiles.  

The Lower School position will teach grades PreK through Grade 4. The Middle School position will teach Grade 5 through Grade 8. Other responsibilities will include advising 8-10 students (Middle School), occasional supervisory obligation, serving on school committees, and the opportunity to coach a team or sponsor a club.  

Our ideal candidate will:

  • have independent school teaching experience in lower and/or middle-grade Spanish
  • understand various learning styles and needs and differentiate instruction accordingly
  • love language and possess the skills to motivate and inspire students to develop skills and confidence in their abilities in this area
  • understand the significance of language and cultural diversity in our global world
  • facilitate student learning in a supportive classroom environment that promotes, supports, and models creative and innovative thinking
  • engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems
  • provide extra help to students as needed
  • work collaboratively with others, communicating well with parents, students, staff and administrators
  • engage in professional development

Americans with Disability Specifications:

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Posted 6/9/2019

Mandarin Teacher - Winston-Salem, NC
Educating girls since 1772, Salem Academy fosters compassionate and creative leaders, prepared for college and life, who chart their paths with character, curiosity, and courage. Salem Academy seeks a Mandarin Chinese teacher to join our faculty starting in August 2019.

This position is a part-time position with the possibility of becoming a full-time position.

Job Description

The Mandarin teacher will teach at least three Mandarin courses and serve as the International Student Coordinator to assist with international student life in the United States.

Mandarin Teacher Responsibilities

  • Teach three Mandarin Chinese courses including Honors Mandarin II, Honors Mandarin III, and Honors Mandarin IV
  • Provide a range of learning strategies to meet the different needs of students
  • Administers performance-based assessments to evaluate students’ language proficiency
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the World Languages department to develop, implement, and evaluate curriculum
  • Mentor and connect with international students
  • Serve as an advisor for both International club and Chinese club
  • Coordinate International Day
  • Offer extracurricular activities such as a Chinese New Year celebration
  • Establish and maintain relationships with college world language program
  • Serve as a Class Advisor

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Be involved with International Student Orientation
  • Attends monthly department meetings
  • Manage additional communication with Chinese families with WeChat
  • Meet with ASSIST students monthly and complete the monthly report
  • Participate in professional development activities by attending seminars and workshops
  • Optionally reside on campus as a house counselor

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s preferred
  • Prior teaching experience at the high school or college level
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other Academy administration, faculty & staff
  • Proficient technology skills with Word, Excel, social media, and learning management systems (Google Classroom)
  • Familiarity with ACTFL Standards and Integrated Chinese (Textbook)
  • Must be able to walk upstairs and on hilly terrain on campus
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs

Application Process

The start date for the position is August 1, 2019.

To apply for this position, please send an email including a vitae, cover letter, personal statement, educational philosophy statement, and a list of references to Carol Killebrew, Head of School, at carol.killebrew@salem.edu. Your information will be held in confidence.

Salem Academy and College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in its employment practices. Salem Academy and College provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.


Posted 6/6/2019

Part-Time Middle School Spanish and Humanities Teacher - Durham, NC

Carolina Friends School (CFS) is seeking a part-time Middle School Spanish/Humanities teacher to begin August 2019.  Responsibilities will include teaching Spanish and Social Studies curriculum for ten to thirteen year olds. The teacher hired for this opening will also teach a range of elective classes based on student and teacher needs and interests.

CFS offers teachers an opportunity to engage with students in and out of the classroom and utilizes a narrative-based approach to student evaluation instead of letter or number grades. Teachers at CFS enjoy a school community committed to a pedagogy rooted in Quaker thought and practice. We strive to collaborate toward the realization of every child’s highest potential in the classroom, community, and wider world.

Traits and Requirements:

Strong candidates will demonstrate:

  • Experience teaching Spanish and Humanities at the middle school level

  • Spanish fluency

  • Strong understanding of early adolescent development

  • Ability to foster positive relationships with and among students and parents

  • In-depth knowledge of Spanish and humanities curricula, and best teaching practices

  • Rich repertoire of teaching strategies to address a variety of learning styles and needs

  • Commitment to continuous professional learning, including understanding and application of current research and participation in professional development opportunities

  • Ability and interest in collaborative work with colleagues in the Middle School and throughout the school

  • Ability to meet varied demands with integrity, enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, and a sense of humor

  • Ability to engage in student assessment and evaluation

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Basic skills in digital communication and integrating technology in the classroom

  • Possess a commitment to continuous professional growth and an enthusiasm for learning in community

  • Possess strong communication skills, along with a willingness to work flexibly and collaboratively with colleagues

  • Demonstrate strong intra-interpersonal organizational and time management skills

  • Be willing to understand how power and inequality, influenced by factors such as race, class, gender, sexuality, and learning and physical disabilities impact our students, families, and colleagues

  • Demonstrate an understanding of and strong affinity for Quaker philosophy and the School’s mission

 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit, when possible in one complete PDF file, the following to jobopenings@cfsnc.org, with Part-Time MS Spanish and Humanities Teacher indicated in the subject line:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Statement of Educational Philosophy

  • Names and contact information for three reference, with letters to be submitted

Under separate cover, please ask each recommender to send a letter of reference directly to jobopenings@cfsnc.org and indicate Part-Time MS Spanish and Humanities Teacher in the subject line of the email. All letters of reference must be received in order for the application to be complete.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until filled.  CFS reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as all materials can be compiled.

APPLICANTS: Please review the Who We Are, Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity, and Important Information for All Applicants sections on the CFS Employment opportunities page.

Carolina Friends School actively strives to be a community of staff, students, and families of diverse backgrounds. CFS does not discriminate based on age, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, socio-economic background, family structure, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, or military service in the administration of its policies and program.

     CFS is an equal opportunity employer in both policy and practice.


Posted 3/29/2019
Director, Bilingual Education Programs - Chapel Hill, NC


Job Description: 
The Director, Bilingual Education Programs will oversee our network of over 400 schools and the program managers responsible for implementation support for Participate global and bilingual school programs.
The ideal candidate will have leadership experience with an instructional model that has realized high levels of student achievement across a network of schools focused on global competence and dual language learning. The Director will lead a team responsible for regional support and effectively collaborate with district and school-level administrators, teachers, school-based staff, parents, and community stakeholders. Lastly, the ideal candidate will have experience working in a dynamic, growing organization during a transformational phase.
Responsibilities
Strategic and Instructional Leadership
  • Shape the vision, strategy and execution of Participate Schools
  • Articulate and operationalize a clear vision and align resources to achieve goals
  • Lead principals, each school’s leadership team, and teachers to collectively and individually monitor the schools progress in achieving their programmatic goals
  • Visit clients and prospects, attend conferences, and make presentations to build relationships, promote the company and build clientele.
Program Development and Oversight
  • Ensure organizational accountability and alignment of global school goals with company goals.
  • Work with Participate Leadership Team to direct program development, including market analysis, scope, metrics, organization, resourcing, plan development and risk management.
  • Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of program services and components and implement adjustments for program effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Establish and implement short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies, and protocols.
  • Uphold standards and best practices to mitigate risk on programs.
  • Proactively communicate to program stakeholders.
  • Keep abreast of emerging trends, issues, strategies and key players in the dual language and global education arena.
  • Provide leadership, staff supervision, and mentorship to ensure the organization is a leader in the field of global education.
Financial and Resource Management  
  • Develop and manage budget, ensuring the effective cost analysis, allocation, management and reporting of program resources
  • Work to ensure long-term financial health and viability of programs through objective and realistic program assessment, demonstration models/initiatives, capacity-building and program innovation and expansion.
Key Knowledge, Skill, Ability and Education Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or combination of equivalent education and experience
  • 7+ years managing professional staff in educational administration, or program management.
  • Expertise in dual language, bilingual and language acquisition for students; K-5 experience preferred
  • Advanced 2nd language language skills preferred - Spanish or Mandarin are a plus!
  • Strong pedagogical skills that can be leveraged to consistently evaluate - and improve - our school models, programs, and services with a laser-focus on improving student outcomes
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and negotiation skills to interact effectively  with all levels of the organization, the school network, and external stakeholders
  • Experience in a client facing leadership role
  • Proven ability and desire to solve problems and look for opportunities for improvement
  • Knowledge of the K–12 US education market
  • Ability to effectively communicate, plan and collaborate with a wide variety of constituents
  • Ability to gather and synthesize data and research to develop innovative, effective, relevant and sustainable programs
  • Ability to influence and positively lead change and transition
  • Available to travel domestically and internationally as required
  • Demonstrated passion for cultural awareness and international education




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