JOB TITLE: Spanish Teacher (0.8 FTE)
DIVISION: World Language
REPORTS TO: Assistant Head of School for Program
Edmund Burke School, located in Washington, D.C., seeks a creative, organized, and energetic Spanish teacher, who loves working with young people, to serve as a member of its faculty beginning in August 2021. This is an .8 (80%) FTE position, which includes benefits, would include middle and/or high school classes, and advising 6-8 students in the middle school or high school. Depending on the skills and interest of the candidate, there may be the possibility for additional responsibilities which would qualify for stipends. The ideal candidate would have teaching experience, a degree in the field, and be committed to ongoing professional development.
A progressive co-educational day school for grades 6-12, Edmund Burke School emphasizes a student-centered, constructivist approach to education. Committed to building a diverse, multicultural faculty, the school values open-mindedness and collegiality. We expect teachers to run orderly but energetic classes, use innovative, developmentally-appropriate classroom activities and assignments designed to engage a diverse student population, and employ appropriate technology in the classroom. Burke values the ability to use or include multicultural perspectives in classroom instruction, and expects teachers to show patience and foster a respectful, caring community. Candidates should enjoy building curriculum through collaboration with colleagues and take pleasure in the company of adolescents. Teachers at Burke join a lively, dedicated and cooperative school community. In addition, we look for teachers who can enrich Burke’s community outside the classroom, especially by coaching.