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Spanish Language Arts Teacher

Christine Duncan Heritage Academy is currently seeking to fill their open Spanish Language Arts Teacher position.

Job Overview

Position Overview: As a Middle School Spanish Language Arts Teacher at Christine Duncan Heritage Academy, you will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive Spanish language arts curriculum that engages and inspires students in grades 6 through 8. You will play a key role in helping students develop proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Spanish, while also fostering an appreciation for Hispanic culture and literature.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a dynamic and culturally responsive Spanish language arts curriculum aligned with state standards and school goals.
  • Create engaging lesson plans that incorporate a variety of instructional strategies to meet the diverse learning needs of students.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected.
  • Utilize authentic texts, multimedia resources, and technology to enhance student learning and promote language acquisition.
  • Assess student progress regularly through a variety of formative and summative assessments, and provide timely feedback to students and families.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to integrate Spanish language arts instruction with other content areas and promote interdisciplinary learning experiences.
  • Establish positive relationships with students, families, and community members to support student success and academic achievement.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance your teaching practice and stay current with best practices in language education.

Required Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Education or similar
  • Valid NM teaching certification/license in Modern and Classical Languages with Endorsements in Bilingual and TESOL
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Spanish language (fluency in both written and spoken Spanish).
  • Experience teaching Spanish language arts or a related subject at the middle school level (experience in an urban setting preferred).
  • Strong knowledge of Spanish language, literature, and culture.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Commitment to culturally responsive teaching practices and social justice in education.
  • Collaborative mindset and willingness to work as part of a team.

Benefit Information

Full Benefits Health, Dental, Vision, etc.

Application Process

Submit resume or letter of interest to or

Contact Information

Casey Benavidez, Vice Principal, Email: