Middle School Spanish Teacher
Plan and provide for appropriate learning experiences for students. Provide a learning environment that supports the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of all students. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Supervise students in a variety of school related settings. Monitor and evaluate student outcomes. Communicate and interact with students, parents, staff, and community. Develop, select, and modify instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students. Maintain appropriate records and follow required procedures and practices. Monitor appropriate use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities.
We are searching for a passionate and dependable Spanish teacher to join our team. The Spanish teacher’s responsibilities include teaching oral and written Spanish, tailoring lesson plans to individual students or classes, and setting homework and assessments.
To be successful as a Spanish teacher, you should be passionate about the Spanish language and culture. Outstanding Spanish teachers are energetic and able to inspire passion for the language in their students and both the teacher and the students are working in the target language 80-99% of the time.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
- Developing lesson plans and curricula based on the needs of individual students.
- Providing conversational classes where pronunciation and important words and phrases are taught.
- Teaching writing and Spanish composition classes.
- Conducting research on teaching methods, materials, and language games that can be used in class.
- Scheduling and preparing students for oral and written examinations.
- Monitoring student’s progress by writing up reports and grading assessments.
- Providing clear, descriptive, and timely feedback to students in all areas of Spanish language development-reading, writing, and speaking.
- Providing suggestions for further learning and scheduling intervention sessions with struggling students.
- Teaching students about Spanish culture, which may include festivals, traditional food, and dress, and social conventions.
- Organizing authentic experiences where students can showcase their Spanish language skills.
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Spanish language, literature, or an equivalent may be required.
- Proven written and verbal proficiency in Spanish.
- A teaching certificate or license may be required.
- Proficiency in the use and integration of instructional technology tools.
- Strong interpersonal as well as written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Well-organized and able to handle multiple responsibilities.
- Detail-oriented and resilient.
Must have the use of sensory skills to effectively communicate and to interact with other employees and the public using the telephone and personal contact. Frequent sitting, walking, standing, bending, grasping, fingering, repetitive motion, and reaching. Occasional stooping and kneeling. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds. Requires timely and regular adherence to established work schedules. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.