5th Grade Spanish Immersion Teacher 2018-2019

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Las Américas ASPIRA Academy is seeking outstanding candidates for 2018-2019. This posting is for the Spanish language homeroom position. Applicants must be bilingual in English/Spanish and able to deliver instruction in Spanish. Certification is required in both Elementary K-6 and World Language Spanish or Bilingual K-12.

Position Description:

Dual Language Immersion Teachers follow a 50/50 immersion model and provide core instruction in content areas to two homeroom classes on alternating days providing instruction entirely in Spanish while their counterpart provides instruction in English.

  • Develop and implement curricula to meet academic standards in English literacy and Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.
  • Plan daily academic, differentiated lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the language acquisition needs of all students.
  • Working knowledge of the Common Core State Standards for Literacy and Mathematics, Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop models, Math in Focus: A Singapore Approach, Core Knowledge Social Studies and Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Use technology to create personalized and blended learning experiences.
  • Be accountable for students' academic growth and achievement.
  • Design and implement summative assessments to measure progress towards academic standards and formative assessments to drive instruction.
  • Use assessment data to inform curricular and instructional practices.
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment following the responsive classroom approach.
  • Reflect on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seek to improve performance, and respond to feedback.
  • Participate in curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
  • Collaborate with others in weekly meetings including grade level team members, instructional coaches, and administration.
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding their children's academic success.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Please refer to our website, www.aspiraacademy.org , for infomation about upcoming recruitment events to be held in March and April. Qualified applicants will be invited to visit ASPIRA to learn about our program and tour our facility.

All applications must be accompanied by a current resume.

Start Date: 8/13/18

Duty Days: 190

Job Posting Link: www.aspiraacademy.org

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