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Posted
February 26, 2019
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Position
7th Grade Spanish Teacher
Description

Chandler School, Pasadena, California

Chandler is a co-ed, K-8, day school enrolling 450 students.

The mission of Chandler School is to provide each student with the highest quality and most academically challenging education in a nurturing, balanced, and diverse environment. We strive to have our students gain a love of learning, a means of thinking independently, and an ability to work collaboratively. A Chandler education seeks to develop good character, self- reliance, and a commitment to community in students as a foundation for academic and personal success.

Seventh Grade Spanish Teacher Job Description

The Seventh Grade Spanish Teacher is a member of the middle school faculty and will report directly to the Assistant Head of School. The faculty member will be expected to fulfill the mission of Chandler School by planning, organizing and implementing an appropriate 7th Grade Spanish program that challenges and encourages each student in a nurturing, balanced and diverse environment.

Core responsibilities

include teaching four sections of Spanish, counseling a group of advisees and participating in the outdoor education program. Other tasks and responsibilities are outlined below.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
Prepare classroom for class activities
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
Use relevant technology to support instruction, keep up to date accurate records and communicate with colleagues and parents.
Observe and evaluate student's performance and development
Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
Provide appropriate feedback on work
Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
Prepare required reports on students and activities
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures consistent with Chandlerís Six Pillars of Character and the Chandler Code.
Perform certain pastoral duties including but not limited to student support, counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement
Participate in department and faculty meetings, parent meetings
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities. Participate in professional development activities.

Education and Experience

Spanish Fluency
Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution
2 years minimum of teaching experience preferred.
Knowledge of Macintosh operating system
Key Competencies
Self-motivation
High energy level
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Problem solving
Decision-making
Organizing and planning
Critical thinking
Flexibility
Adaptability
Initiative

Contact
Middle School Director Jill Bergeron
[email protected]

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