The Baldwin School of P.R. is the premier independent, PPK-12, college preparatory, English language day school in Puerto Rico. It is also the first school authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP), and Diploma Program (DP) in the island’s history.
The Middle and Upper School Spanish Teacher will serve as a faculty member for a full twelve-month period. Teachers must be on duty at the school on all designated school days, orientations days and teacher workdays.
Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education or Spanish-related field.
Must have a certificate or Master’s Degree in teaching Spanish as a Second Language.
Must be able to develop a Spanish program curriculum for middle and upper school students who need to improve their Spanish language fluency and confidence.
Desirably familiar with the Common European Framework of Reference for Language
Should have at least 3 years experience teaching Spanish as a Second Language classes to Middle School students ranging in grades 6th through 10th.
Must provide an official college transcript.
Must be committed to continuous professional growth and development as a professional educator.
Strive to improve the quality of instruction, to improve professional standards in the areas of human relations and communication skills.
Develop long and short-range plans for classroom instruction.
Provide a class syllabus for each preparation, to include expected outcomes for the use of students, parents and supervisors.
Develop and/or implement student assessment methods that will consistently and continuously provide a basis for evaluating student performance and achievement and which abide by the grading procedures published in the student handbook.
Direct and coordinate a learning environment that focuses on the sensitivity to the emotional needs of individuals and respect for the integrity, capabilities, and personality of each individual.
Must possess a demonstrated enthusiasm about teaching students of different cultures and levels who possess a range of abilities and learning styles in both middle and upper schools.
Ability to work in groups/ team teaching.
The position requires energy, creativity, organization, and a strong commitment to a lively community of students and educators.
Interest in and agreeable to sponsoring an after-school activity.
Possess a demonstrated commitment to the School's Mission, Vision, Pedagogy, professional development goals and overall educational goals.
Regular and effective communications with parents concerning student progress, reports, homework, class activities, school-wide information, etc. through different means including the School's Online Parent/Teacher Portal.
Demonstrated professionalism through timeliness, attendance, proper attire, language, demeanor, intra-school communications, etc.
Teachers must be available for individual student instruction, parent conferences, participate in school sponsored activities and attend regularly scheduled faculty meetings.
Comply with all policies as stated in the employment handbook.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without an employer sponsorship.
Qualified candidates please send résumé to: the Human Resources Director at:
The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico is an equal opportunity employer
About The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico
Baldwin is the premier independent, PPK-12, college preparatory, English language day school in Puerto Rico. Located in the greater San Juan metropolitan area, Baldwin offers a beautiful and spacious 23 acre campus, certified as a national wildlife habitat; spectacular facilities, including our Visual and Performing Arts Center, swimming pool, tennis courts, field house, outdoor courts, and soccer field; and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for the world's elite public and private universities and colleges. Our children are challenged to become creative thinkers, problem solvers, effective communicators, ethical leaders, and culturally aware citizens who positively impact our diverse world. At Baldwin, values matter.
The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico is an International Baccalaureate World School. We are members of the Caribbean Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Independent Schools, and are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. We also hold memberships in the National Federation of High Schools and the National Interscholastic Athletics Administrators Association. We are in partnership with numerous American colleges and universities through the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching.