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A Private Independent School Inspiring Children Ages 3 - Grade 8

The Position
Orchard seeks educators who provide guidance through prioritizing teacher-student relationships. We believe this is possible when teachers are encouraged to truly know their students, care about them, and see them each as individuals. Orchard expects teachers to use a student-focused approach, model multiple strategies to learning, facilitate engaging hands-on projects and studies, and have a deep understanding of child development and learning differences. Orchard seeks to hire educators who possess a passion for equity and social justice, and who desire personal and professional growth in the field of education.

The Elementary Spanish Teacher position is a full-time teaching position.

Required Qualifications and Attributes

●      Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Elementary Education, Spanish, or related field

●      Fluent in Spanish

●      A minimum of two years of classroom experience preferred

●      A commitment to Orchard’s definition of progressive education

●      An understanding of approaches to learning and differentiated instruction

●      An ability to design hands-on, experiential learning activities that advance the targeted learning outcomes

●      A flexible approach to working on a grade team or co-teaching partnership

●      An ability to collaborate and work across teaching teams

●      Experience working with parents as partners

●      A demonstrated history of energy and enthusiasm in the classroom

●      An ability to work with technology to support, supplement, and enhance teaching and learning

●      Confidence and enthusiasm for working with young children

●      An ability to inspire others

●      Excellent communication skills

●      Willingness to learn and improve professionally

●      Sound judgment and emotional maturity

●      Self-initiator

●      Willingness to engage in all aspects of the Orchard community

Candidates should apply by sending a resume and cover letter to ehr@orchard.org
Please place “Elementary Spanish” in the email subject line.

Orchard values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Orchard does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or national origin in the administration of its admission, tuition assistance, or employment determination.

The Orchard School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States.

For more information about The Orchard School, please visit: www.orchard.org.

To apply for this job email your details to jhernandez@orchard.org