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Spanish Teacher in Towson, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

 The teacher will serve as the part-time Spanish teacher at Immaculate Heart of Mary School. IHM is a Pre-K3 to 8th grade Catholic school in Towson, Maryland. The Spanish teacher is responsible for implementing daily standard-based lessons to support students’ acquisition and application of developmentally appropriate communication skills and concepts in Spanish, and to engage parents and colleagues in support of IHM Spanish language program.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and document daily lesson plans consistent with Archdiocesan curriculum guidelines.
  • Maintain high professional standards consistent with the mission of the school and the teaching of the Catholic Church.
  • Responsible for the safety and active supervision of students at all times and for classroom management using PBIS (positive behavior intervention and support) protocols.
  • Implement lesson plans, utilizing techniques to motivate, challenge, engage and inspire students to think and express themselves confidently and independently.
  • Establish reasonable standards for student achievement.
  • Interact effectively and respond to all parent communication in a professional, empathetic, and timely manner.
  • Participate in faculty meetings, collaborative planning meetings, retreats, school committees, and in-service learning opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers, staff, and administration.
  • Integrate the use of technology appropriately and effectively into the curriculum.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Spanish or a related field.
  • Experience in a Catholic School setting.
  • Experience teaching at the intermediate and middle school level.
  • *MSDE certification in Spanish or elementary/secondary education for full-time teaching status.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a commitment to best-practice pedagogy in foreign language learning.
  • An appreciation for the middle school students and their families.