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Spanish Teacher
Solebury School
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Salary: $52,000-$62,000
Date Posted: 2/23/2024
Job ID: 74483
Position/Title: Spanish Teacher
Employer: Solebury School
Department: Foreign Languages
Category / Heading #1: Teaching  Foreign Languages - Spanish
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Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Solebury School seeks a qualified, experienced Spanish Teacher to join our growing World Languages Department, beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year. An intentionally small, all-gender, independent day and boarding school for students in grades 9-12, Solebury is nestled on a rolling 140-acre campus in the Pennsylvania countryside. Solebury students and faculty pursue learning as a shared endeavor. This approach to education is a cornerstone of Solebury’s educational philosophy, and successful candidates will be excited to join a school community built upon the principle of mutual respect. On-campus housing is possible based on availability.

Essential Functions

  • Teach four high school Spanish classes (up to three preps) in 80 minute blocks meeting two to three times each per week

  • Collaborate with other members of the World Languages Department in implementing a proficiency-oriented, culturally-responsive language curriculum

  • Foster a strong working relationship with students, colleagues, and families

  • Lead an after school activity (such as newspaper, walking club, or coaching) from 3:45-5:15pm three days per week for two out of the three trimesters

  • Participate in assigned weekend duties as part of the boarding program, with a number of weekends based on housing

  • Serve as an advisor of up to eight students

  • Engage in continuing professional development


  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and in working with students and community members

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Ability to teach across the Spanish curriculum using 90% target language

  • Passion for teaching and working with high school students

Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 1-3 Years


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, Language Education, or related field

  • Demonstrated experience teaching high school students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Spanish, Language Education, or related field

  • Boarding and/or independent school experience

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Physical: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, reach for or otherwise move objects, including textbooks and other teaching materials. Sedentary work involves sitting, standing and walking around the classroom

  • Communication: Activities include both hearing and talking to express or exchange ideas and information

  • Environmental conditions: Activities occur mostly inside and occasionally outside

  • Valid driver’s license required as well as ability to pass a variety of background checks

Solebury School offers competitive wages and comprehensive benefits to all eligible employees, including: 

  • Medical & Vision Insurance (free option for employees and employee plus children)

  • Dental Insurance

  • 403 (b) defined contribution retirement plan

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and School Holidays

  • Short and Long Term Disability insurance, life insurance

Tuition Remission: No
Spend for Graduate Study: No
Relocation Assistance/Allowance: No
Support/Sponsor Work visas to overseas candidates: No
ON Campus Housing: No
OFF Campus Housing: No
Application Notes:
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Open Until Filled
Contact Info

Please submit resume and cover letter to Staci Freer, Special Projects Manager via email  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will begin immediately.