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Instructor of Spanish (K-12)

Ball State University

Last Updated: 8/01/21

Job Description

Burris Laboratory School

Instructor of Spanish (K-12)

Ball State University

Burris Laboratory School welcomes applications for an Instructor of Elementary Education (K-12).

Burris Laboratory School was established to provide a stellar K-12 educational environment in which pre-service teachers from Ball State University observe and provide learning opportunities for students with highly effective teachers using innovative instructional strategies aligned with Indiana standards.

The Spanish Teacher will develop lesson plans and deliver whole group, individual and small group instruction within established curriculum guidelines. Collaboration with university faculty, Burris educators, pre-service teachers, other professional staff and administrators to address instructional and/or classroom challenges, effective communication with parents and guardians along with strong classroom management and supervision are needed to support the vision and mission of the school.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Elementary or Secondary Education from an accredited university by date of appointment; be appropriately certified or demonstrate eligibility for Indiana teaching certification in Spanish Education by date of appointment; and at least one semester teaching, or student teaching experience in elementary, middle or high school.


Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Spanish Education or related field from an accredited university; at least three years of experience teaching at the elementary or secondary level; evidence of knowledge and skill in using educational technologies; evidence of knowledge and skill in working effectively with children with special needs and/or high ability.

Required Certifications/Licensures: Indiana teaching license.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/25618. Include the following documents with your application: resume, inclusive excellence statement, and cover letter. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide a statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through July 16, 2021.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...