Cristo Rey Dallas College Preparatory School

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Spanish Teacher

Faculty (Full-Time)

Job Description

 

Overview:

Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep (CRD) is a Catholic, college preparatory school for students of all faiths who cannot otherwise afford a private education.  CRD nurtures and challenges young women and men to recognize and realize their full potential as they grow to love God, respect others and serve their community. Each student participates in the Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP), which offers a weekly work study experience for all four years.

We are seeking a group of dedicated, intellectually curious and mission-driven educators who are open to growth and want to be part of our community.  As part of the faculty, they will have the unique opportunity to help develop one of Dallas’ most promising educational options for young men and women.  Candidates should have an appreciation of the school’s mission and a commitment to the values of Catholic education and be comfortable modeling an active and inspiring faith life for all in the community. Faculty positions are available beginning in July 2019.

Anticipated Start Date:

  • August 5, 2019
 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach five to six Principal-assigned class periods
  • Supervise at least one extracurricular activity
  • Plan and prepare curriculum-based unit and lesson plans
  • Grade and record student work
  • Serve as a substitute teacher for absent teachers
  • Prepare, correct and proctor assessments
  • Participate in the instructional coaching program
  • Attend conferences and orientations with students and parents
  • Offer individual guidance to students
  • Serve on faculty committees and observe other classrooms
  • Study departmental and school data
  • Attend faculty meetings
  • Take part in school’s religious and spiritual programs, including faculty and staff retreats

 

Position

  • Spanish Literature Teacher

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Spanish or Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics with a concentration in Spanish or related area (native Spanish speaker preferred but not required)
  • 24 credit hours in primary teaching discipline or BA in instructional area
  • 12 credit hours in education courses or a valid, appropriate state certification (could be working towards it)
  • Proficiency in using technology in the classroom to enhance student learning (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, databases, online textbooks, and educational websites)
  • Minimum two-year experience working as a high school or middle school teacher
  • Exhibit a personality that demonstrates enthusiasm, openness, and dedication
  • Exhibit interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community

 

Compensation

  • Full-time position with benefits. Salary is based on education and experience.

 

Application Process

If you would like to be considered for a faculty position at Cristo Rey Dallas, please submit one PDF document containing the following information via email to the Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep Hiring Committee at teach@cristoreydallas.org by March 18, 2019. After this date, we will continue to review applications on a rolling basis.

  1. Cover letter and resume
  2. List of three professional references (including email and telephone contact information for each reference)

  3. Transcripts from undergraduate and graduate education
 (This may be attached separately.)
  4. Responses to ALL three essay questions:
  5. Who are you? (Maximum Response: 500 Words)
  6. Describe your philosophy of education and explain how you hope to put it into practice as a member of the Cristo Rey Dallas team.  (Maximum Response: 500 words)
  7. What is good Spanish Literature instruction?  - Please respond to this question in Spanish. (Maximum Response: 500 words)