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Job Description for Spanish Teacher


Job Summary:     The Spanish teacher implements the mission statement, philosophy and objectives of St. Gregory the Great Parish School: the policies of the Archdiocesan Office for Schools; and follows the directives of the Faculty Handbook, the Parent/Student Handbook, and the School Principal.


Accountability:          Accountable to the School Principal


Instruction and Curriculum


1.         Respect and encourage the uniqueness and individual differences of every student.

2.         Teach Christian values by word and by example.  Treat all members of the community with respect and dignity.

3.         Implement a standard based curriculum as provided by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

4.         Prepare the necessary plans and materials to meet academic objectives, thereby providing meaningful learning experiences for the students. See Instructional Planning requirements document.

5.         Plan and organize activities which will provide a positive learning experience for all students while developing their Spanish Language acquisition.

6.         Instruct students who require assistance in learning English language skills.

7.         Work with the school principal, learning specialist, parents and outside agencies when there is a specific student need.

8.         Assess student performance formally and informally, using measures appropriate to the study of a foreign language.

9.         Cooperate in curriculum development to meet the needs of the students.

10.       Prepare orders for needed materials and provide the administrative assistant with the information in a timely fashion.

11.       Supervise students as described in the faculty handbook and as required by the school principal.

12.       Teachers must take the on-line course of the DPI Wisconsin Medication Training program.  Teachers are required to take the training/verification on health concerns related to the students they instruct.

13.       Prepare, organize and supervise field trips and related events that follow the curriculum.





             1.         Help create a professional working atmosphere.

2.         Communicate with teachers to provide for curriculum connections as well as information regarding student needs and concerns.

3.         Communicate with all parents as necessary and report to the school principal as appropriate.  Provide oral and written communication for Spanish speaking families.

4.         Translate the narratives of student report cards into Spanish as is necessary to meet the needs of the students’ families.

5.         Serve as an interpreter when sharing school information with families that speak only Spanish. 

6.         Translate school documents and communication into the Spanish language as is necessary to full the communication needs of our Spanish speaking families.



Record Keeping


1.         Record daily attendance.

2.         Maintain grading system and update PowerSchool information weekly.

3.         Prepare student report cards.

4.         Complete curriculum development work.

5.         Complete other record keeping as requested by the school principal ie: student data records, cumulative files, personnel records, behavior documentation, etc.



Professional Growth


1.         Attend and be actively involved in all faculty meetings, level meetings and in-service experiences.

2.         Attain the appropriate religion certification, as outlined by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

3.         Obtain/Maintain Wisconsin state Teaching certification or follow an approved study plan leading to certification within the specified time frame.  The study plan must be filed by January of the first year of hire.

             4.         Design and actively pursue a professional development plan.

5.         Practice reflective thinking in order to promote personal and student academic growth.


Additional Duties

1. Attend professional/committee meetings as scheduled.

2. Attend at least one Home and School parent meeting per year.

             3. Attend evening and/or weekend events as required per school calendar – conferences, open houses, music concerts, parent nights, community                      events, parish events, etc.

4. Actively participate on assigned or chosen committees.

5. Contribute to the safety and security of all members of the school community. See school security protocols and crisis plan.

6. Carefully read and adhere to the procedures, policies, and terms of the St. Gregory the Great Employee Handbook and Staff Handbook.


Teacher certification in relevant grade/subject area for providing foreign language instrution for grades K4-8. Current DPI licensure or plan to obtain licensure. Safe Environment training through Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Acceptable background check. 


full time salary based on education and experience.

Additional Information

Start Date
St. Gregory the Great - Milwaukee (G12)
Job Category
Schools - Teachers
Employment Type
Full Time

To Apply

email resume and completed teacher application to Amy Schlegel
Contact Name
Amy Schlegel
3132 S. 60th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53219

Download an application:

General Application
Application for Teachers and Principals

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