Bullis School seeks a part-time Lower School Spanish Teacher beginning academic year 2021-2022 to contribute to our vibrant learning community. Candidates should be capable of teaching a wide range of students, with a specific focus on the introduction and foundation of the Spanish language and culture of Spanish speaking countries for students in grades Kindergarten to 2nd grade through the development and implementation of a robust and engaging curriculum.
The Spanish teacher supports an appreciation, understanding, and awareness of the language and cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and foasters the development of Lower School student’s global skills. This position works collaboratively with the 3rd through 5th Grade Spanish teacher and homeroom teachers to vertically aligned and integrate Spanish curriculum within the Lower School. Teachers create the conditions for discovery both inside and outside of the classroom supporting and encouraging students to take risks, collaborate and explore. Successful Lower School teachers at Bullis are committed to ongoing professional development and a wide range of teaching approaches to reach a diverse student population. In line with the school’s culture of innovation and a student-centered approach, curriculum development and lesson-design are continuous endeavors. This position is part-time, working approximately 8 hours per week.
Bullis is a community that welcomes new people and ideas, embraces diversity, and shares a common vision. Bullis is proud of its culture of innovation and growth and supports faculty with ample professional development opportunities that include a commitment to Equity, Inclusion and Justice training and education. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics. To learn more about teaching and learning at Bullis School please click here.
Qualified candidates should possess the following education & experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Language, Culture, or History or in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or related field (required)
Master’s Degree in Spanish Language, Culture, or History or in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or related field (preferred)
Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish (required)
Minimum of two years teaching experience, with prior experience teaching Spanish preferred
Commitment to using professional role to further the creation of an equitable and inclusive school community
Experience teaching in a technology-rich environment
Flexible approach to learning, particularly regarding new technology systems and hardware
Experience with Responsive Classroom (preferred)
Experience with Accelerated Reader and iPad integration technology (preferred)
Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage numerous small and large tasks
Proficiency with basic productivity and media software
Proficiency with Windows and Apple OS, Microsoft Office, cloud computing (Google Docs, etc.), and other productivity and media software
Working knowledge of technology systems, including networks and hardware management
Teaching certificates are not required
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
About Bullis School
. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics.