Brooke Charter Schools is a network of five public charter schools serving grades K-12 in Mattapan, Roslindale, and East Boston. At Brooke, we coach and invest in our teachers so that they can help our students shatter the achievement gap and graduate from college. Our students thrive because they are challenged and known.
What is the High School Spanish Teacher Role?
As a Spanish teacher at Brooke High School, you set the tone for growth, learning, and teamwork. It’s for our kids; nothing less than the best will do when you’re helping students succeed.
You are the leader of your classroom and create a classroom environment that fosters students’ awareness and appreciation of the richness of traditional Hispanic and Latinx language and culture around the world and throughout the United States. You build strong relationships with students in order to push them to be their best selves both academically and personally. You crave feedback, think deeply about instruction, and collaborate with colleagues in order to meet the needs of every student. To that end, you will take part in regular data meetings, engage in approximately 20 administrative observations and 15 peer observations per year, and participate in nearly 300 hours of professional development over the course of the school year.
Hours for this role are 7:45 am - 4:00 pm daily and may include courses in Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, and/or Spanish for Spanish Speakers. You will also serve as an advisor; advisors mentor students, communicate with families, and share information about colleges and character education. You may choose to lead an after-school club or coach a sport for an additional stipend.
Is This You?
You’ve earned a Bachelor’s degree.
You have native Spanish abilities in reading, writing, and speaking
After at least 2 years as a lead teacher, you know the importance of building a classroom culture where students are held to high behavioral and academic expectations.
You believe that great teaching closes the achievement gap and have an unwavering belief in your students’ capabilities.
You are professional, warm, and collaborative with students, families, and colleagues.
You are able to start in mid-July 2020.
The community and students we serve are diverse, and we are committed to reflecting that diversity in our staff. We strive to have the most diverse applicant pool possible; to that end, we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply for any position at Brooke Charter Schools. By fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, we provide the best educational experience to prepare our students for a future reflective of the world we live in.