Spanish Teacher

Menands Union Free School District   Albany , NY   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 25, 2024

With a population of just over 300 students, Menands Union Free School District is a unique PreK-8 school and district.  We are a very supportive school community, and work collaboratively to meet the diverse needs of our students in a nurturing environment. 

Menands School is accepting applications for a full-time, probationary K-8 Spanish Teacher commencing September 2024.  The successful candidate must possess NYS certification in Spanish 7-12 or 5-9. Preference will be given to individuals who hold dual or multiple certifications and who have relevant experience; as well as those who are willing to become involved in extracurricular activities and be a contributing member of the school community.

Spanish Teacher Expectations

  • Plan, organize, develop, and conduct a comprehensive culturally responsive teaching and instruction program for students;

  • Provide appropriate and effective learning experiences for students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds;

  • Effectively assess the instructional and educational needs of students, and design, develop, and implement sound instructional and educational programs;

  • Provide a motivating and stimulating learning environment;

  • Perform research and development activities pertaining to curriculum and instructional programs and design projects to enhance educational opportunities and experiences for all students.

Spanish Teacher Key Qualities

  • Demonstrate for students the power of languages and how to use language effectively;

  • Passionate about learning languages, student engagement, and communicating to all students they are great;

  • Inspire students to learn and not be afraid of making mistakes, try new cultures, and foster curiosity;

  • Passionate about cultivating their own language proficiencies;

  • Facilitates classroom interactions that foster intellectual and social emotional learning.

Minimum Qualifications

  • New York State certification in content area.

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred).

Qualified, interested candidates should submit a job specific cover letter, resume and other supporting documentation to: Jennifer Cannavo, Superintendent of Schools,

518-465-4561 ext 101