Elementary Immersion Program Teacher - Spanish 2018-2019 school year

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There are 3 positons available -Please apply on our website at www.brandywineschools.org
  • Grade 1 at Maple Lane Elementary School
  • Grade 1 at Lancashire Elementary School
  • Grade 3 at Claymont Elementary School

These positions are for next school year.

Benefits Type:

Benefited - Regular Full-Time

Reports To:

Building Principal


Commensurate with the Brandywine School District's Teacher Salary Schedule

To Apply:

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Job Goal: Under the supervision of the school administrator, the Elementary Spanish Immersion Program Teacher is responsible for the education of assigned students which will create a flexible program and class environment favorable for learning and personal growth. The Immersion Program Teacher will provide instruction in Math and Science in the Spanish Language. The Immersion teacher will team teach with an English-speaking teacher who will provide instruction in Social Studies and Language Arts. Professional relations will be developed and maintained with other staff and parents.

Job Qualifications:

1. Must have a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Education.

2. Must be eligible for the Highly Qualified designation as an Elementary Generalist and Spanish.

3. Must have or be eligible for licensure and certification in Delaware for Elementary Education Grade K-6 and World Language -Spanish K-12 OR Bilingual -Spanish K-12.

4. Must have advanced-mid level proficiency in the Spanish language as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language and evidenced by a nationally-normed assessment test such as the ACTFL Oral Proficiency test.

5. Understanding of the immersion language in various content areas to successfully teach exceptional standards-based instruction in areas to ensure academic growth for all students, including those with special needs.

6. Experience in automated student information systems for progress and grade reporting and class work documentation and ability to integrate technology into instructional delivery.

7. Exceptional classroom management, organization, planning, instructional delivery, leadership, and technical skills and the ability to utilize differentiated instructional methods to engage students in positive learning experiences.

8. Outstanding ability to motivate and build relationships with students and parents to promote student achievement and strengthen community partnerships.

9. Commendable history of effective leadership, extra-curricular participation, an acceptable attendance record and exemplary performance.

Essential Functions:

1. Work collaboratively with an English speaking Teacher to create and ensure the highest quality of instruction and academic achievement in students.

2. Attend training on district and state levels for the Delaware World Language Immersion Program.

3. Teaches assigned elementary subjects exclusively using the Spanish language for the purpose of creating fluency in foreign language while teaching basic elementary subjects in a dual immersion setting.

4. Provides learning experiences and teaches lessons to meet objectives by following the approved curriculum provided by the District and Delaware Language Immersion Model.

5. Develop daily and unit lesson plans and a scope and sequence that are thoughtful, goal-oriented and aligned with immersion curriculum and integrate technology; maintain pace of learning and provide opportunities for student differences; and check for student understanding and convey appropriately high expectations for students.

6. Carefully plan for substitute teachers when unable to attend school and relate lessons to the state content standards in the core content areas as well as in specific content area.

7. Create and maintain a classroom environment to encourage all students to be engaged and work toward meeting the standards; maintain accurate, thorough records of student achievement and behavioral performance; and complete progress and grade reports promptly and as scheduled using automated systems.

8. Promote a high rate of student interest and provide prompt and specific feedback in a constructive manner and opportunities for active participation; demonstrate fairness and consistency in dealing with students; and speak and write clearly, correctly and at an appropriate level for student understanding.

9. Comply with policies, regulations and procedures of school district and building; communicate effectively with parents and work collaboratively with staff.

10. Display high level professional conduct and image at all times; establish and maintain an acceptable attendance record; and participate in extra-curricular activities and/or leadership roles outside the classroom.

11. Continue to grow as a professional educator with classes/workshops for professional development in specific areas of interest and/or need and coaching and feedback from administrators and peers.

12. Perform other duties and/or complete special projects as assigned.

Start Date: 8/27/2018

Reports To: Principal

Job Posting Link: www.generalasp.com/brandywineschools/onlineapp/default.aspx

Salary Range: From/To: Teacher salary schedule can be found at www.brandywineschools.org/Page/102

  • Teacher of Elementary Grades K-6
  • Teacher of World Languages - Spanish Grades K-12

Additional Job Information:
This position is for the 18-19 School Year.

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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