Summit Public Schools has Spanish teacher opportunities throughout the Bay Area - interested in joining the team? Read on!
Spanish Teacher - 2018/2019, Bay Area
Whatifallstudentsgraduatedhighschoolwithnotonlycontentknowledge,butthehabitsandskillstosuccessfullynavigatecollegeandcareer,withasenseofpurposetoanchorthem? This is the question at the core of Summit Public Schools. Summit is a leading charter management organization serving heterogeneous communities in the Bay Area and Washington state. We operate 11 schools serving over 3,600 students.
Are you looking for the opportunity to lead change? Do you want to help reimagine what schools should be? We put students in the driver’s seat, empowering students with the skills and habits they need to be successful in college and life. Weneeddiverse,driven,anddynamicteacherstojoinourgrowingteamtohelprealizeoureducationalvision.
We have opportunities at the following schools:
Summit K2, El Cerrito
Summit Tam, Richmond
Summit Shasta, Daly City
Summit Denali, Sunnyvale
The Summit Learning Environment:
Teaching at Summit is unlike teaching in a traditional environment. Our teachers know the individual strengths and growth areas for each student. We empowerstudentstoowntheirlearning.
At Summit, teachers are empowered to meet the needs of every studentby teaching in a variety of ways. They teach content knowledge via direct instruction to the entire class, small group workshops, 1:1 targeted interventions, and by supporting students as they work at their own pace using resources on the Summit Learning Platform.
Most of our teachers' time in the classroom is spent teaching cognitive skills through real-world projects - using their expertise to help students apply their knowledge to the world around them. In addition to leading content and projects, Summit teachers also mentor students and help coach them towards their personal goals.
By design, our schools are small communities where everystudentisknown. Our schools are intentionallyheterogeneous and reflect the diverse demographics of the communities they are a part of. As a teacher, this will require being culturally responsive and creating equitable learning pathways for all students.
We are committed to continual growth at Summit. Weprioritizedevelopingleadersfromwithin and have invested in multiple career pathway programs for our teachers and school leaders. With dedicated days of professional development built into the academic year, we equip teachers with the tools necessary to improve their practice and tackle challenging issues.
Commitment to upholdSummit’svalues, belief that all children deserve a rigorous and equitable education that prepares them for college and for life
TeachingCredential in California or another US State (or a commitment to obtain a credential by completing an educator preparation program within 2 years of starting at Summit)
Bachelor’sDegree (a Master’s Degree in Education is preferred but not required)
Teachingexperience in your subject preferred but not required
Fluency in Spanish required
About Summit Public Schools
What if all students graduated high school with not only content knowledge, but the habits and skills to successfully navigate college and career, with a sense of purpose to anchor them? This is the question at the core of Summit Public Schools. Summit is a leading charter management organization serving heterogeneous communities in the Bay Area and Washington state. We operate 11 schools serving over 3,600 students.
Are you looking for the opportunity to lead change? Do you want to help reimagine what schools should be? We put students in the driver’s seat, empowering students with the skills and habits they need to be successful in college and life. We need diverse, driven, and dynamic teachers to join our growing team to help realize our educational vision.