Upper Grades Spanish Teacher

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School
Employment Type
Full Time
Cary, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  32 (Full-time)

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  •  Integrate values and attitudes that guide students in their acquisition of the Spanish language and a well-developed understanding of Hispanic cultures in the light of Gospel teachings.
  • Effectively implement a grade-level appropriate foreign language curriculum, while purposefully enhancing critical thinking skills by connecting the Spanish language with other standards and objectives from the Diocese of Raleigh curricula.
  • Demonstrate mastery of subject-area content, create cross-curricular connections, and design rigorous instructional plans that include higher order thinking skills and acquisition of deeper content knowledge in collaboration with the middle school team.
  • Incorporate the seamless integration of technology and naturally infuse 21st Century skills in lessons that support the school’s instructional program and goals.
  • Demonstrate a familiarity with blended learning strategies and be comfortable working in a 1:1 technology environment.
  • Develop and implement hands-on learning experiences using research-based instruction and rigorous assessments to assess multiple levels of content and skills.
  • Support Spanish-speaking students and families achieve success at our parish school. 
  • Exhibit a strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement and high expectations for student learning.
  • Cultivate ongoing communication and positive relationships with parents, students, and colleagues.
  • Contribute to a positive Catholic school culture driven by continuous professional growth, improvement, and collegial collaboration.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.
  • Minimum level of Education:  Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Education - ideally with a concentration in Spanish or fluency in the Spanish language.
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience:
    • Years of related work experience: 3 or more years
    • Area of related work experience: Education / Teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hold a current North Carolina Teaching License in K-12 Art, an equivalent out-of-state license.
  • Hold a certification in English as a Second Language.
  • Must have an extensive knowledge of the Catholic faith to be able to effectively communicate the teachings of it, as required with this position.

Position Start Date:  08/09/2023