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Instructional Faculty – World Language – Spanish

Valor Christian High School
Posted: 01/23/2023
Salary/Range: $42,000-$55,000
Location
Highlands Ranch, CO
Description:

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Instructional Faculty  World Language – Spanish

 

Faculty members at Valor Christian High School are charged with preparing tomorrow’s leaders to transform the world for Christ. Valor Faculty live out a compelling relationship with Jesus Christ, which is central to daily instruction and interactions with students, parents and team members. Valor Faculty are not only masters of the curriculum, but they see each student as a unique individual to be known and loved. Faculty members prepare students for college and mentor students in all aspects of their academic and spiritual development.

 

Valor Christian High School is a decidedly Christian, college preparatory school whose core values honor a biblical foundation. Valor employees are faith-filled, joyful believers who are active in a local, Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with the school’s Statement of Beliefs. They are both called and committed to the school’s vision and mission and seamlessly integrate faith into their daily work. You will be most successful if you have a true servant’s heart, a teachable spirit, a love for the Lord Jesus Christ, and a commitment to the school’s beliefs and values.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Possess and Model a Growing Relationship with Christ

  • Pursue full devotion to Christ and live a life that reflects that authenticity
  • Model the fruits of the spirit in communications, relationships and daily work
  • Demonstrate teachability and a willing heart for service
  • Embody others-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions

 

Demonstrate Trustworthy Commitment to Valor’s Christian Community

  • Accept and uphold Valor’s values and beliefs as found in the Statement of Beliefs, Christian Community Policy, and Valor Culture Document
  • Accept and abide by all affirmations in Valor’s Annual Statement of Commitment
  • Be relationally involved in the life/lives of our students with a heart of service and mission
  • Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into daily work

 

Possess a Commitment to Instructional Excellence

  • Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into curriculum and instruction
  • Implore meaningful instructional techniques and texture in the classroom to engage a variety of learning styles and promote critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and innovation
  • Understands second language acquisition and adeptly employs communicative and comprehensible input philosophy, methodologies, and techniques
  • Provide a learning environment and classroom management style built upon mutual respect and conducive to student learning
  • Develop the Spanish curriculum and program through preemptive and thorough planning of curriculum guides, course syllabi, and lessons plans 
  • Use multiple indicators, including formative and summative assessment, to promote, evaluate, and provide feedback about language acquisition

 

Commitment to Student Centricity

  • Demonstrate a love for students and a desire to personally invest in their spiritual, emotional and social maturation
  • Invest in the lives of students through Life Groups, senior prayer partners, co-curricular programming and other mentorship opportunities
  • Compassionately respond to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of each student
  • Consistently partner and communicate with parents in the shared desire of student growth, spiritual development, and achievement
  • Engage in ongoing communication and collaboration with Valor team members in order to strengthen student performance and support

 

Serve Wholeheartedly as an Exceptional Teammate

  • Uphold and embody Valor’s culture as set forth in the Valor Culture Document
  • Model servant leadership, grace and love in all relationships and interactions
  • Develop relationships with colleagues with goals of teamwork, relational unity and spiritual growth
  • Provide team support regarding all matters, processes and initiatives
  • Demonstrate loyalty to teammates in action and word
  • Assist Team members to facilitate school-wide wins

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Fulfilling Valor’s Vision and Mission

  • Assume collaborative responsibility for Operating Plan Goals and Fiscal stewardship
  • Be a ‘culture- keeper’

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth

  • Participate in Valor Team meetings, Chapel and weekly meetings with Team/Supervisor
  • Demonstrate teachability and receptive to feedback
  • Pursue professional/personal/spiritual growth and development
  • Participate in the broader ministry of Valor by contributing of time, talent and treasure beyond assigned role responsibilities

 

RELATIONSHIPS

  • World Language Department Chair and World Language Team
  • Director of Academics
  • Academic Support Team
  • Parents and Students
  • Other Valor departments and team members as needed

 

RESULTS

  • Excel in advancing Valor’s Student Outcomes including: spiritual formation, college preparedness, and cultural engagement. 
  • Through Spanish classes and interactions with the faculty member, students will have the opportunity to experience God’s love and know that God has a plan and purpose for their life
  • Students will display written and verbal competencies in Spanish that will enable them to effectively communicate and pursue their college and career goals
  • Students will have an in-depth knowledge of Spanish and love for Spanish culture 
  • Spanish will be an attractive course offering to students and students will desire to continue their study

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline closely related to the subjects to be taught
  • Advanced Degree in a related area is preferred
  • Solid biblical and theological foundation and understanding
  • Desire to teach and/or experience within Christian education
  • Ability to teach multiple grade levels and a wide range of college preparatory Spanish courses
  • High School teaching experience preferred

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The same basic physical demands described here are the same for all employees to successfully perform the essential functions of their jobs. Employees must periodically lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and could occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral/depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics are varied and include classroom, office, and outdoor events while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is also varied.
 

POSITION TYPE: A: Student-facing positions. Traditional school calendar. August – May

 

HOURS PER WEEK: Full-time, Exempt

 

SUPERVISOR: World Language Department Chair

 

PAY RANGE: $42,000-$55,000

 

START DATE: 8/2/2023

To Apply: https://valorchristian.com/about/join-our-team?p=joboB8WlfwK