Spanish Teacher, World Languages Faculty 2022-23

Christ School seeks an enthusiastic, committed Spanish teacher to join our faculty in August 2022. Teachers in the World Languages Department must be ready to juggle multiple classroom tasks, in addition to the diverse duties associated with life on a busy residential campus.

This Spanish teacher will:

  • Develop appropriate lesson plans and curricula for four courses per semester (beginner through advanced levels).
  • Design course work that meets students’ needs and spurs their interest.
  • Teach pronunciation, vocabulary, writing, and composition.
  • Foster a structured, positive learning environment for all students.
  • Investigate innovative teaching methods and materials for use in the classroom.
  • Schedule and prepare students for oral and written exams.
  • Monitor student progress and provide regular feedback to students and parents.
  • Shape opportunities for further learning through diverse cultural experiences.

Additional Athletic/Afternoon and Residential Life responsibilities will vary based on the candidate’s experience and interests, as well as the school’s needs. Candidates should be prepared to take on a combination of the following:

  • Coaching sports teams (JV/Varsity) or leading Outdoor Programs (biking, hiking, climbing, etc.)
  • Directing afternoon programs and clubs (Drama, Quiz Bowl, literary magazine, etc.)
  • Supervising a dormitory, either as a resident or adjunct faculty member, 1-2 times per week
  • Monitoring evening study halls, 1-2 times per week
  • Providing transportation and supervision for weekend activities, 1 weekend per month
  • Mentoring a small group of students through an advising program

Qualification Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in Spanish or a related field; a master’s degree preferred
  • First-hand experience living abroad in a Spanish-speaking country preferred
  • Two or more years teaching upper school Spanish preferred
  • Sincere interest in educating, encouraging, and inspiring adolescent boys
  • The ability to communicate clearly and proactively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • A demonstrated desire to learn and implement new teaching methods and technologies
  • A commitment to Christ School’s Four Pillars: Academic Rigor, Leadership, Spirituality, and the Dignity of Manual Labor
  • Energy, flexibility, and a sense of humor

Teaching positions are 10-month, academic-year appointments. Approximately 75% of Christ School’s faculty members live on the scenic 500-acre campus.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your CV with a cover letter or teaching statement indicating a specific interest in teaching at Christ School to Steve Stay, Executive Assistant to the Head of School (

Christ School was founded in 1900 and is affiliated with the Episcopal Church.  Located nine miles south of Asheville, North Carolina, Christ School is an all-boys boarding and day school for grades 8-12.  Students come from 16 states and eight foreign countries.  All world faiths are represented and welcomed at Christ School.

Christ School is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other legally protected status.