Immersion Teacher

Location
Wilmington, DE 19805, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 28, 2017
Ref
5200005920
For 2018 - 2019 School Year

Location - Mote Elementary and Marbrook Elementary

Position PurposeUnder the general supervision of school principal, to develop students' knowledge, skills and abilities in comprehending, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish and to develop an understanding and appreciation of the native culture of the countries where the language is the primary means of communication.

Essential Functions
  • Develops and administers foreign language education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualize and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in Spanish including comprehension, grammar and syntax, sentence and paragraph structure, composition, vocabulary and proper word usage, colloquialisms, communication and translation of literature.
  • Develops student understanding and appreciation of the cultures and mores of countries where the language is the predominant or a major means of communication.
  • Works with students and others to prepare materials for inclusion in literary publications, contests, etc.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

Additional Duties

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Travel Requirements

Travel to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of the identified language, in terms of grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, and literature.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Hiring Managers
Anthony Gray-Boulden
Principal, Mote Elementary
Anthony.Gray-Boulden@redclay,k12.de.us
302-992-5565

and
Melissa Phillips
Principal, Marbrook Elementary
Melissa.Phillips@redclay.k12.de.us
302-992-5555

This posting will be open until filled.

TO APPLY:

District Applicants:

Completed Online Internal Transfer Application via Join Delaware Schools

https://transfer.joindelawareschools.org/ats/trans_login?COMPANY_ID=WA000183

Letter of Interest

Resume'

Non-District Applicants:

Completed Online Application via Join Delaware Schools

https://apply.joindelawareschools.org/ats/app_login?COMPANY_ID=WA000183

Letter of Interest

Resume'

Three letters of reference

Out-of-state applicants must provide evidence of certification

Start Date: 2018-19 School Year

Reports To: Principal

Salary Range: From/To: As per scale

Additional Job Information:
Hiring Manager is
Anthony Gray-Boulden
Principal, Mote Elementary
Anthony.Gray-Boulden@redclay, k12.de.us
302-992-5565

and
Melissa Phillips
Principal, Marbrook Elementary
Melissa.Phillips@redclay.k12.de.us
302-992-5555

This posting will be open until filled.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

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