Spanish Teacher

Sunday, July 1, 2018
Position Details: 

Potterville Public Schools: Spanish Teacher

Potterville Public Schools is welcoming applicants for a vacancy in Spanish.


Potterville Public Schools’ enrollment remains steady, and the district recently passed a bond proposal to update all technology in the classrooms, to provide access to one-to-one computing for all K-12 students, and to upgrade district security features for the facilities. The district seeks an innovative and passionate professional to join our team to continue the forward progress and change the district has undergone in recent years by enhancing the education experience for our students.


The desired candidate would possess the following attributes:

  • Familiarity with Marzano’s The Art and Science of Teaching, classroom engagement techniques, and formative assessment techniques
  • Ability to integrate technology into teaching and learning practices
  • Exceptional communication, analysis, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Understanding of, or demonstrated training in, PBIS and MTSS initiatives
  • Ability to handle complex and stressful issues or situations with sound judgment, common sense, and a calm demeanor
  • Impeccable character, a good sense of humor, and compassion for high school and middle school students, families, and staff
  • Willingness to undertake extra-curricular assignments; preferably a coaching role in one of our sports teams or extracurricular programs
  • Willing to work with our building and/or district teams to provide input within strategic planning throughout this year

Eligible candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate
  • Endorsements in ­Spanish (FF) certifications will be considered
  • Strong base in the subject area content, common core standards, and Michigan Merit Curriculum standards
  • Ability to develop and sustain positive working relationships with students, staff, parents, and district colleagues
  • Demonstrated ability to sustain and improve student achievement outcomes
  • Willingness to contribute to a safe school climate of high expectations and strong collaboration, high staff and student morale, and positive community involvement


Position Details:

  • Title: Spanish Teacher
  • Reports to: High School Principal
  • Calendar: teacher calendar of 185 work days
  • Compensation: Salary commensurate with the credentials and experience of the candidate, per the current contract with an employee association
  • Posting date: May 14, 2018
  • Application deadline: until filled; immediate interviews are possible




Application Process:


Applicants for the position should email the following documents to

  • Letter of interest detailing the manner in which the candidate meets the qualifications and desired attributes for the position, addressed to the Principal, Mr. Andrew Wise
  • A current resume with reference contact information
  • Photocopies of all university transcripts
  • Photocopies of current Michigan educator certification
  • Two current (within the last two years) letters of recommendation
  • Please attach all documents in one PDF



Mr. Andrew Wise

High School Principal

Potterville Public Schools

420 N. High Street

Potterville, Michigan 48876


Questions about the position or the district can be sent to Mr. Wise at:


The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities

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