Full-time Spanish Teacher
 

Fenn seeks candidates for a full-time position teaching Spanish in grades six through nine. A successful candidate will be a proactive and collaborative educator who can support the mission of the School and work well with students, parents, faculty, and staff. Specific characteristics needed include strong classroom management skills and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing in Spanish and English. Candidates should possess an understanding of the social, emotional, cognitive, and developmental aspects of sixth through ninth grade boys, as well as a familiarity with current best practices for helping boys become confident and successful Spanish students.

Fenn offers Spanish and Latin as Language options for students. Candidates who have the willingness and ability to teach beginning Latin occasionally will be preferred.


Responsibilities:

  • Planning and teaching four Spanish courses in grades six through nine, possibly teaching beginning Latin
     
  • Collaborating with colleagues in the Spanish Department
     
  • As an advisor, supporting the social, emotional, and academic development of advisees in partnership with parents and the Division Head
     
  • Athletic coaching in Fenn’s Middle School or Upper School
     
  • Completing regular formal reporting of student performance
     
  • Keeping the Chair of the Spanish Department and Division Heads informed about student progress
     
  • Other duties as assigned


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching Spanish in grades six through nine
     
  • Bachelor's degree required; additional training or experience preferred
     
  • A love for working with adolescent boys
     
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
     
  • Experience with and passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work in a school setting
     
  • A track record of successful classroom management skills
     
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with colleagues
     
  • Proficiency with technology in support of learning

 

The Fenn School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. A successful candidate will, therefore, be a proactive and collaborative educator who is also committed to the manifestation of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in the Fenn community. The ideal candidate will be able to support Fenn’s mission in all work with students, parents, faculty, and staff. Fenn strongly encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and contact information for professional references via email attachment to Nat Carr, Assistant Head of School, at the following email address: employment@fenn.org. Receipt of materials will be acknowledged via email.

The Fenn School is also committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants, without regard to gender, age, military or veteran status, race (which shall include traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture, hair type, hair length, and protective hairstyles, such as braids, locks, twists, Bantu knots, hair coverings, and other formations), color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  

 

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An Independent Day School
for Boys Grades 4-9

516 Monument Street, Concord, MA 01742

Tel: (978) 369-5800 Email:  info@fenn.org

 
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