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Spanish Language Faculty

  • 09 Nov 2023 4:42 PM
    Message # 13277742

    Who we’re looking for:

    SLA is seeking a faculty member for its World Languages Department with an unshakable commitment to student success, whose classroom is filled with surprise and delight

    The ideal candidate:

    • Is comfortable teaching students in grades six through twelve, and has a strong background in Spanish, background in additional languages is preferred 
    • Has expertise in differentiating instruction for a heterogeneous student body
    • Has strong classroom management skills to support the linguistic and cultural needs of non-native, Heritage Spanish speakers
    • Has an eagerness to design textbook-free lessons and experiences using real-world resources 
    • Has experience and interest in building community partnerships that support language learning and intercultural competencies
    • Can connect language lessons to events in our city and the world beyond
    • Has demonstrated success in meeting the needs of an ethnically, culturally, socioeconomically, and linguistically diverse student body
    • Is enthusiastic about continuing professional development in language education


    • Teach 5 sections of Language classes, likely across more than one grade
    • Prepare course materials, both working from existing curricula and through the development of new content—prioritizing student engagement and comprehension
    • Utilize a variety of assessments that promote both rigor and student success
    • Participate in an after-school program (3:30–5:30 p.m.) two days a week, e.g. sports, clubs, performing arts, or academic support
    • Willingness to serve as an advisor to a small group of students
    • Attend regular community gatherings, including, but not limited to, meetings, chapel, lunch, field trips, and major feast days


    • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Languages or a related field of study
    • Experience designing and implementing an engaging curriculum
    • Strong executive, organizational, and classroom management skills
    • The ability to work collaboratively within the department and seek out opportunities to collaborate with others
    • COVID-19 vaccine and booster shot required.

    • Candidates will preferably have a master’s degree in a relevant field of study, 3+ years of teaching experience, or a CA teaching credential

    Compensation and Benefits:

          Beyond competitive pay and benefits, administrators enjoy working in a student-centered, collaborative, and joyful learning community.

          Anticipated compensation is $65,000 - $75,000 depending on experience. 

          Full medical, dental, and vision benefits, plus 401(k) with employer match.

          Breakfast and lunch are freshly prepared by SLA’s in-house kitchen each day.

    To Apply:

    Please send a cover letter and the following information with the subject line “World Languages Faculty” to

    • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
    • A written statement describing what interests you most in SLA’s current curriculum ( and what you might further develop


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    Last modified: 10 Nov 2023 11:01 AM | Anonymous member

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