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Spanish Faculty (Part Time)


The Summit Preparatory School of Southwest Missouri is seeking an educator in the following area for the 2022-2023 academic year:

Spanish Faculty (Part-Time)

The Summit, located in Springfield, MO, is a fully accredited, independent, non-profit, co-educational day school meeting the learning needs of students in Early Learners through High School.  The Summit is characterized by its progressive, student-centered philosophy, academically challenging curriculum, personalized, “deeper  learning” approach, motivated students, small class sizes, and talented, dedicated faculty.

The Summit offers a regionally competitive salary in a collaborative and engaging teaching community. This part-time position includes daily Spanish language instruction for students in Early Learners (3 and 4 year olds) through lower elementary, approximately 18 hours per week. Initial one-year contract with possibility to extend.  Reporting date August 2022.

Candidate Profile:

  • Demonstrates commitment to progressive pedagogy
  • Establishes student-centered environment with an inquiry-based instructional approach
  • Integrates technology effectively
  • Exhibits excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborates well with colleagues to promote an integrated educational experience
  • Successfully meets challenges and solves problems creatively
  • Models a growth mindset and pursues life-long learning


  • Spanish fluency (required)
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field (Master’s preferred)
  • Teacher certification (preferred)
  • Minimum 2+ years  experience in classroom/academic field or professional setting (preferred)

Interested candidates should send a current résumé and letter of interest to Katie Heet, Head of School, at  Application is open until position is filled. The Summit reserves the right to close the application process at any time.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: No person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability/handicap, or religion, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in the school’s employment opportunities.


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