St. Anselm’s Abbey School is an independent, Benedictine, Catholic school serving approximately 260 young men in grades 6-12. Located on 40 wooded acres in Washington, DC, the school offers a fast-paced and engaging liberal arts curriculum and attracts talented, motivated students from across the Washington metropolitan area. The student body is comprised of thirty-seven percent students of color, and the average SAT score for the Class of 2020 is 1400.
St. Anselm’s Abbey School is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. Please note that we are not able to provide work visas for foreign nationals.
St. Anselm's Abbey School seeks a full-time instructor of Spanish for levels 1-4 (grades 8-11) with a start date of August 2021.
Plan and deliver an engaging and rigorous program of student-centered, proficiency-focused Spanish instruction at all levels.
Conduct and organize ongoing assessments of student performance using multiple assessment tools, including standardized tests, oral and written performance assessments, informal assessments, homework, and project assessments as appropriate.
Collaborate with other faculty members within the Modern Language Department to ensure consistency and continuity; seek out opportunities for cross-curricular learning working with other members of grade-level teams.
Communicate proactively and regularly with parents, administrators, and other faculty about student progress.
Contribute to the life of the school as a club moderator, advisor, and/or coach.
B.A. in Spanish or related area; advanced degree preferred
2+ years’ experience working with middle and high school students (grades 6-12) and an enthusiasm for this age group
Strong Spanish language skills (Advanced-Low or higher on the ACTFL scale or equivalent)
Experience developing curricula and willingness to create new classroom materials, incorporating technology as appropriate
Demonstrated commitment to professional development
The ability to teach French would be desirable
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Spanish Teacher”. Applications will be considered until the position has been filled.
About St. Anselm's Abbey School
St. Anselm's Abbey School is an independent, Catholic, Benedictine school serving academically motivated young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded in 1942 by Benedictine monks, the school is located on the 40-acre grounds of St. Anselm's Abbey in Northeast Washington. St. Anselm's serves approximately 260 students and employs roughly 65 faculty and staff.