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K-12 Spanish Teaching Opportunities with Southern Teachers Agency

Southern Teachers Agency has helped great schools hire great teachers since 1902.  They recruit top talent from college schools of education, teacher-training programs, and—what many folks may not realize—from wide-ranging academic departments.  They seek top scholars and student-athletes who are called to lead, to connect with teenagers, to help children.

In particular, the private/independent schools with which they work need strong foreign-language teachers.

Hiring requirements in private/independent schools are typically more flexible than at public schools.  For Spanish teaching jobs in particular, schools will hire Spanish majors (and even Spanish minors) if they have a) command of the spoken and written language (with acceptable accent and intonation), b) enthusiasm for leading extracurricular activities and/or coaching sports, and c) demonstrable aptitude for managing and motivating students.  Simply put, completing a teacher certification program or earning a degree in secondary education is not a hiring prerequisite for K-12 Spanish teachers in most private schools.

Teaching at private/independent schools means building close relationships in small classes, innovating and collaborating, inspiring discovery, focusing on learning—not on test taking.  School communities include dedicated faculty, supportive alumni, and devoted parents who invest time and tuition to prepare children for college and for lives of leadership and service to others.

STA can help you get these great Spanish teaching jobs

STA’s reputation is outstanding.  Schools in the South have hired more candidates from STA than from any other source.  Their trust in our expertise and integrity has sustained us since 1902.

STA’s reach is expansive.  While we are a regional company, we receive thousands of job listings from nearly 600 schools in 16 states, from the Middle Atlantic south to Florida and west to Texas.

STA’s staff is excellent.  Placement counselors provide personal attention in assembling credentials files, preparing for interviews, and discerning job opportunities.    

STA’s services are free to candidates.  Schools pay for our services—because they want the best.

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The University of Washington INTERPRETER SERVICES department has an outstanding opportunity for a Fixed Duration Appointment MEDICAL INTERPRETER/CASE WORKER/CULTURAL MEDIATOR (CCM)- SPANISH. The individual in this role will serve as an interpreter, case manager and cultural mediator. The CCM/ Bilingual/bicultural Navigator Educator Coach will help Harborview patients in their target populations to better manage their diabetes with education, navigation assistance, advocacy and supportive coaching. For more information and to apply for the position, click here.

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The Embassy of Spain in Washington offers grants to selected Spanish graduates wishing to spend a semester or a year in Spain teaching English.

Please click here for more information

Anne Arundel

Located in Annapolis, Maryland, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is seeking qualified Spanish teachers for their middle and high school programs.  They offer courses that begin in 6th grade, through 12th grade, including IB and AP Language and Literature. Anne Arundel County Public Schools are a progressive school system and one of their initiatives is to elevate all students.  They believe that through an immersion-like setting, students will learn languages via performance and proficiency.  All graduating students can to apply at aacps.org.  Applicants will then be contacted for screening interviews.