Spanish Guide

    • Categories:

    • Licensed

    • Grades:

    • 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    • Submitted Date:




    • Contact:

      Sam O'Brien
      Head of School

  • To apply for this job, please contact the person above directly.

Job Description

Title: Spanish Guide (Upper Adolescent - IB instruction)
Classification: 1.0 full-time, exempt regular salaried employee - (Salary DOE)
Qualifications: Licensure and/or experience in Spanish instruction, specifically interest and possible experience in IB Spanish instruction at the standard and higher level (SL & HL)

This position delivers instruction of Spanish and IB Spanish courses. The Spanish Guide at Great River School monitors student progress, supports students in understanding concepts and skills, manages student goals and assessment within the course, carries out duties related to the operation of Great River School including community meetings, collaboration with student support specialists, special education, and colleagues teaching within the same level and department.


Preferred licenses or certifications:
Degree in Spanish
Credential in Montessori (AMI or AMS), or open to training, International Baccalaureate training, experience, and/or willingness to be trained
MN State Teaching License

Candidates who are highly qualified in one area (IB, Montessori, or advanced Spanish instruction) can work with the district to find and address other areas of qualification or training. All interested Candidates are encouraged to apply

Preferred qualifications:
Experience in IB instruction, experience teaching in hands-on settings, interest and willingness to engage in trips and expeditionary learning with students, desire to be part of a team of professional educators who collaborate and create an environment that serves students holistically.

Understanding of the unique opportunities and challenges of a Montessori program serving ages 6-18.

Institution Description

Great River School is committed to Montessori pedagogy for all levels of the school and has an excellent reputation as a Montessori Public Charter School. The school began in 2004 with the vision to serve adolescents from grades 7-12. Great River School has grown as a Montessori presence in the Twin Cities area, now encompassing a 1st-6th year elementary population. The role of the guide is to further our mission to provide a quality Montessori education through inspiring learning environments and strong relationships based on respect for the gifts of each student.

Application Instructions/Comments

Please send a letter of interest, resume and contact information & relationship for three professional references (e-mail of application materials is preferred) to:
Sam O'Brien ~ Head of School
Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108

  • To apply for this job, please contact the person above directly.