We have an opening for a one year full-time Spanish teaching position for the 2020-2021 school year. This is a one year position to cover for a teacher on leave. An ideal candidate would have high school teaching experience, a passion for working with adolescents, and experience with students with a variety of learning styles.
The candidate should have native or near-native spoken fluency in Spanish in addition to strong writing skills and a thorough knowledge of Spanish grammar. The candidate should be flexible in terms of what levels they can teach from absolute beginners to advanced and heritage language speakers of Spanish. The candidate must be flexible in their teaching practice to work with a diverse student body and must be able to plan classes independently, but also enjoy collaboration and sharing materials and ideas. We are looking for someone who is a practitioner of student-centered, hands-on learning.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach four classes
Lead Experiential Electives
Advise a student advising group
Lead an approved Drew Education for Active Lifelong Learning (DEALL) week experience
Lead or actively participate in a student club activity
Has a commitment to the mission of the school
Has a Bachelor’s degree minimum in the discipline
Has experience in an independent school setting
Has experience working with students with learning differences
Enjoys working with teenagers
Is self-reflective and growth-minded
Has the ability to collaborate with adults and students
Is culturally competent and a practitioner of equity and inclusion
Has the ability to maintain standards of professionalism
Drew School offers a competitive compensation package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage candidates of color and candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY Drew School of San Francisco admits students of any race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, or handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school administered programs.
About Drew School
Drew School is an independent, urban high school in San Francisco enrolling 280 students in grades 9 through 12. Drew engages each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact.
Our school community is centered on experienced, dedicated, and passionate faculty, and engaged, committed students. Drew combines its student-centered curriculum with a focus on experiential learning, global awareness, and local community involvement.