Spanish Teacher

Purpose Statement

The Spanish Teacher will be responsible for implementing and developing a strong foreign language program at West Bay Christian Academy. This position works with a wide range of students providing developmentally appropriate instruction on Spanish language, history, and culture of Spanish speaking countries.

Reporting Relationships
Reports to the Specials Lead teacher.

0.5% (PT)

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide developmentally appropriate instruction

  • Plan lessons in accordance with state standards, WBCA’s curriculum, and student learning objectives.

  • Develop students’ ability to speak, write, and read Spanish at an age appropriate level.

  • Strengthen an existing middle school program to enable 8th graders to take Spanish II in 9th grade.

  • Supervise lessons in a supportive and respectful manner to encourage participation among students.

  • Create an engaging teaching space; Use props and multimedia as able.

  • Assign and grade projects and examinations, record and report on students’ progress.

  • Ensure that the classroom is clean and organized.

  • Attend faculty and department meetings, as well as faculty in-service days.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Committed Christian, active in a local church.

  • Bachelors in Education preferred, major in Spanish a plus.

  • Enthusiastic, reliable, must enjoy working with children.

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, understand, and speak Spanish.

  • Prior teaching experience preferred and classroom management preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Capacity to supervise group work.

  • Outstanding planning and problem-solving skills.

  • Supportive, flexible disposition.

Success in this role will be evidenced when:

  • Students are experiencing academic growth and it is evidenced through their ongoing learning of Spanish vocabulary and fluency.

  • Students are able to speak, write, and read fluently in Spanish.

  • Responsibilities for this role are being met at an adequate level as demonstrated through the teacher development process.

Qualified applicants, please email a cover letter, resume and statement of spiritual journey to: