Berkshire School seeks to hire a dynamic, full-time Spanish teacher beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. The ideal candidate will have an advanced knowledge of Spanish, capable of teaching all levels. The candidate is expected to have relevant teaching experience, with affection for adolescents, capacity for teamwork, and the good disposition that such life demands.
In addition to teaching, any applicant should expect to be actively involved in all areas of the school's community, including living in a dormitory and participating in the school's athletic and/or co-curricular programs as a coach or program director. A bachelor's degree in Spanish language or a closely related field is required, and a masters degree or higher is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive and includes year-round housing plus utilities, and meals when school is in session. Health and retirement benefits, including TIAA-CREF, are part of the compensation package. Funding exists to support advanced degree work, as well as participation in professional conferences, workshops, summer study, and travel.
Berkshire School is a co-ed boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and post-graduates. The 400-acre campus is located at the base of Mount Everett (2,624 ft.) in Sheffield, Massachusetts, in the heart of the Berkshire Hills, a popular tourist destination for world-renowned arts and culture, health and wellness retreats and spectacular nature, including the Appalachian Trail, which is a short hike from campus.
Our enrollment of 400 students is a sweet spot for Berkshire’s model and culture, allowing us to cultivate an exceptionally affirming and close-knit residential community. From the foundation of being known well, our students build confidence, which enables them to strive, take risks, and reimagine their potential in all areas of their development.
By design, every student makes an impact at Berkshire. No student is anonymous. Everyone knows everyone—from faculty and staff to new students and graduating seniors.