Spanish Teacher, Upper School (Start date January 2022)
Location: Encino, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Competitive salary offered
Position Title: Spanish Teacher (Upper School)
Position Start Date: January 2022
Westmark School is currently seeking a Spanish Teacher (Upper School.) Our ideal candidate will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students, preferably with language-based learning differences, and be able to organize and implement an instructional program that will capitalize on student strengths in accordance with Westmark School’s mission.
Teach Spanish classes to Upper School students with language-based learning differences;
Plan and implement Spanish curriculum;
Submit weekly lesson plans;
Integrate technology into the curriculum;
Maintain class PowerSchool page and regularly update and post to PowerSchool class grade book;
Use behavior management systems that are effective with students with language-based learning differences;
Provide a positive environment that encourages students to actively participate in their own learning;
Communicate on a regular basis with the Upper School Director to discuss student progress;
Model professional and ethical standards when interacting with students, parents, peers and the community; and
Additional duties, as assigned.
Advanced degree and/or credentialing in Spanish or related field and experience teaching Spanish curriculum to high and/or middle school students.
Strong desire to teach students with language-based learning differences.
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Strong organization and time-management skills.
Desire to continue to develop professionally by learning new programs and methodologies.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit in on meetings and work on a computer for long periods of time; and is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest and your resume to:
Westmark School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and job performance. School policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions (including genetic characteristics or information), sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, and local laws.
Westmark School is a creative and supportive college preparatory school dedicated to educating, empowering, and celebrating students with distinct learning styles, providing the tools necessary to achieve successful and fulfilling futures.
Located in Encino, CA, Westmark offers competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. We seek talented professionals who are committed to excellence.