Spanish Teacher - High School

Steamboat Mountain School

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Date Posted February 01, 2024
Industry K-12: Independent/Private
Certification Needed No
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary 35,000-45,000 plus housing


We are seeking a skilled full time High School Spanish teacher to join our team of faculty members beginning in August of 2024. 

Steamboat Mountain School’s Spanish classes afford students active learning opportunities to engage with the language through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It is expected that the classes be taught almost entirely in the target language if not entirely in the target language. The goal of the program is to foster confident, empathetic, and global learners who strive to engage genuinely with other people and the Spanish language.

We are looking for candidates who have a professional educational background, Spanish language and content knowledge, and a passion for teaching and learning. Further, successful candidates ideally also possess familiarity with Understanding by Design curriculum, Project Based Learning, and an interest in inquiry and discussion based education. Those with experience in outdoor education, travel programs, or residential schools are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Teaching 4 sections of Spanish

  • Leading outdoor trips and activities

  • Potentially leading a trip abroad for a month in the Spring


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field

  • Experience with either outdoor or travel education

  • A collaborative and self-motivated attitude

  • Sense of humor, optimism, and possess a growth mindset

Compensation and Benefits:

Steamboat Mountain School offers a rich and comprehensive benefits package for full time employees.

  • Salary range, $35,000 - $45,000

  • School paid Medical insurance including short term disability

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Retirement contribution match after one year of service

  • Tuition remission benefits after two years of service

  • Approximately eight weeks of summer holiday and all school traditional holidays

  • On-campus housing may be available and will be part of the total compensation package

In order to apply, email your resume and cover letter to Steamboat Mountain School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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