This position is for the 2023-24 school year and begins in August, 2023.
Indian Creek School is an independent, co-ed day school in which 560 students age 3 to Grade 12 partner with innovative teachers in an outstanding educational program. Located on a beautiful, 114-acre campus in Crownsville, Maryland (just north of Annapolis), ICS students are nurtured and known as individuals while being challenged to discover their passions, purpose, and potential. The School's vision statement reads: Indian Creek is the premier independent school in the Annapolis area where kindness is currency, well-being is priority, and excellence in education is relentlessly pursued. The Indian Creek community is actively committed to diversity, equity, and belonging, and we foster an inclusive environment in which students feels understood, valued, respected, and affirmed.
ICS seeks faculty and staff who support our mission and values, who are committed to nurturing learners as individuals, and who are looking to join a vibrant community of professionals who are passionate about education. Faculty and staff are offered meaningful opportunities for professional growth. Because we are a small school, every member of our community plays a critical role in making sure the institution lives up to its mission.
This position is full time, 10-month position with occasional summer responsibilities, reporting to the Middle School Principal.
Teach four sections of Spanish to Middle School students.
Create a positive and safe classroom culture and community.
Deliver the curriculum through classroom teaching and differentiated instruction.
Collaborate with a Spanish department that is committed to building language and communication skills while centering diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Work with the Middle School principal, Middle School team, and the Leadership Team to ensure high quality education and the most engaging experience for students.
Use a variety of assessments, such as student portfolios and project-based learning to measure student learning and drive instruction. Provide feedback on student assignments in a timely and constructive manner.
Maintain positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
Serve as an academic advisor to a group of students.
Attend all divisional, departmental, and school faculty meetings including professional development days.
Desire to be actively engaged in the work of innovative teaching, diversity and inclusion, and ongoing professional growth
Other duties such as lunch/study hall/chaperoning/etc. as assigned by Middle School Principal.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (Master’s preferred)
Demonstrated experience/expertise in Middle School education
Educational philosophy aligns with the mission and vision of Indian Creek School
Resilient, mission-driven, and proactive in creating a supportive learning environment for students
Collaborative by nature, and an effective communicator with students, teachers, administrators, and families.
Proficiency in technology
Federal and State Background Check clearance and MSDE Employment History review