School Shouldn't Be A One Size Fits All
Students at Wooster School feel a strong sense of belonging to our community, build relationships, and are well known, as people and learners.
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Founded in 1926, Wooster School is a co-educational, 5-12, college preparatory day school with an enrollment of approximately 350 students. The school is located in Danbury, Connecticut and, by design, educates students with diverse academic abilities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and ethnicities. Wooster is a member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.
While Wooster’s traditions of self-help and relationship-building have long been recognized as strengths, our more recent commitment to innovative approaches to teaching and learning are making us a leader in the independent school world. We are committed to a learner-centered environment for our students, and to exploring the full potential of competency-based and personalized teaching and learning.
Wooster School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we provide a work environment that welcomes diversity. In addition to a competitive salary, employees receive retirement, health insurance, tuition remission, short and long term disability and life insurance benefits.
All employees are subject to a criminal background check before any contractual offer is final. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required by all employees.
Wooster School seeks a full-time Spanish teacher to fill a temporary leave, with a strong background and experience in the teaching of Spanish. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree, knowledge of and experience with ACTFL standards and competencies, teaching experience at both the Middle and Upper School levels, and a capacity, flexibility, and desire to teach across grade levels and divisions. Candidates should be curious students of the art and science of teaching and learning, particularly in the context of competency-based education and personalized instruction. They should demonstrate a flexible, positive, and can-do disposition, and should have experience and be interested in innovative teaching and the use of technology.
Full-time Wooster teachers:
- Teach five sections of Upper or Middle School Spanish
- Participate in student-focused programs such as: advisory, chapel, community meals, and clubs
- Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through continued professional development
- Commit to designing culturally responsive curricula and experiences in collaboration with our Equity and Justice Center
Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time temporary leave replacement position. Salaries are competitive with the local independent schools. All employees are subject to a criminal background check before any contractual offer is final. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required by all employees.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of philosophy to:
Diane Martin, Director of Divisions
Wooster School is looking for substitute teachers with teacher training and experience with students in grades 5th through 12th. Please send resumes and letter of interest to Mary Beth Brady at firstname.lastname@example.org.