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Girls Preparatory School

Chattanooga, TN

World Languages Department Chair and AP Upper School Spanish Teacher

Girls Preparatory School (GPS) was founded in 1906 to provide girls with the necessary courses to pursue a college education. GPS has proudly graduated almost 6000 young women since then. Currently, 131 faculty and staff serve 600+ girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum that includes a full complement of humanities, arts and STEM courses, and co-curricular programs of leadership development, athletics, performing arts, and community engagement.

Teaching Position Summary:
The candidate for this position will be expected to design and maintain a class environment favorable to girls’ academic and personal growth and to establish effective rapport with students while maintaining proper classroom management. Daily instructional plans should implement 21st-century pedagogical approaches. The teacher will work effectively with technology, use interdisciplinary approaches in the classroom, and show knowledge of project-based instruction. They will work within a team setting of shared ideas and constructive feedback in a collaborative manner.

The candidate should be a student of world languages. The candidate will demonstrate an educational and academic background in world languages, and preferably be able to speak and teach both Spanish and French along with having a strong knowledge of world language pedagogy. The ideal candidate will also have experience with interdisciplinary connections and cultivating global perspectives in students. Additionally, preference will be given to a candidate who has lived and/or taught abroad. Click here for a full description.

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Deborah Smith


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