Classroom Teacher - Greenwich Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: World Languages
Job Title: Spanish Teacher
Job Location: Western Middle School
Beginning: Aug 26, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Spanish, 7-12 (023)
District: Greenwich Public Schools
Greenwich, CT 06830
Telephone: 203-625-7458
Job Description:
Greenwich Public Schools is seeking a 1.0 FTE Spanish teacher for Western Middle School effective August 26, 2024.

Position Purpose
The ideal candidate will understand the growth and development of the middle school child, be able to plan and deliver grades 6-8 Spanish lessons accordingly, and help students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences. 
Essential Responsibilities
  • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear objectives, use appropriate techniques, and serve the needs of all learners in the classroom.
  • Demonstrates strong content knowledge.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records.
  • Assesses student learning on a continual basis and identifies areas of intervention if needed.
  • Communicates student progress with families through the use of interim reports, report cards, and conferences.
  • Designs ACTFL standards-based instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
  • Designs and implements assessments that measure progress, and uses assessments to refine curriculum and instructional practices.
  • Maintains a positive learning environment that encourages open communication between the teacher and the learner.
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships.
  • Participates in professional learning.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience working with adolescents.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, in both English and the target language.
  • Effective, active listening skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
Qualifications Profile
  • CT State Certification, or certifiability, in Spanish, Grades 7-12 (#023) required
Please apply via the Greenwich Public Schools Human Resources Frontline site, Job 2441.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.