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Waldorf High School Seeking Spanish Teachers

Monadnock Waldorf School is seeking part-time Spanish teachers for our high school grades. These positions start early September 2016.

Candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent. The following requirements will make for the ideal applicant:

  • Have the ability to plan for and teach a multi-level classroom (beginner to intermediate, or intermediate to advanced)
  • Be committed to speaking the language for 95% of the time in class.
  • Have some familiarity with the Hispanic culture and be able to communicate that vividly with passion and enthusiasm
  • Be able to teach reading, speaking, grammar, pronunciation, and listening.
  • Be able to assist with the Spanish students in our international exchange program as necessary
  • Have a familiarly with Waldorf pedagogy or at least be open to becoming familiar and working with the Waldorf approach to language

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about teaching languages out of the philosophical and methodological principles of Waldorf Education, and be committed to working with adolescents. Availability for a minimum of three classes a week (two 45-min. classes and one 90-min.) is necessary. Candidates with previous teaching experience receive preference. Additional interests and skills in the academics, arts, movement, coaching, student health and initiatives, are considered beneficial to candidacy and may offer more employment opportunities.

To apply, please send or email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, biographical sketch and three references to: Karl Schurman and Jacqueline Bellamy, Languages Hiring Committee, Monadnock Waldorf School, 146 School Street, Keene, NH 03431.

kschurman@monadnockwaldorfschool.org and jbellamy@monadnockwaldorfschool.org.

About the school: Monadnock Waldorf School has been preparing young people for success in life since 1976. Located in the city of Keene, we enroll approximately 200 children, N/K-12, on three different campuses.

Our high school’s mission is to awaken the power of observation, challenge critical thinking, cultivate faculties for independent judgment and inspire a capacity for responsible action. We are dedicated to nurturing young human beings who will be capable of contributing fully to the tasks of life with courage, compassion, and conviction. We strive to foster wholeness and lifelong well being through awakening an abiding love and interest in the world while cultivating the gifts and strengths that are unique to each individual student. Our high school has a dynamic and committed core faculty, and a rich collegial life.

Monadnock Waldorf High School offers a rigorous academic curriculum balanced with a thorough cultivation of artistic skills, practical work, and rich interaction with the larger world. Learning to think is emphasized over what to think. Students grow to recognize that what they learn relates to their everyday lives and prepares them to stride boldly into their own bright futures.