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Teacher - Elem. Grade 2 Dual Language Spanish (SY 22-23)

Employer
Providence School District
Location
Providence, RI, US
Salary
Competitive
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Under direction of the school principal and/or appropriate supervisor, teaches and instructs students in academic subject matter, social, emotional, behavioral, and educational skill areas.

• Plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students.

• Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of individuals to ensure success for every student.

• Supervises students in a variety of school-related settings.

• Monitors and evaluates student outcomes.

• Communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff and community.

• Develops, selects and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students.

• Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.

• Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.

Additionally, teachers will:
  • become members of a professional learning community where purposeful collaboration, flexibility, innovation and shared decision making are encouraged
  • participate in all district and school-based professional development inclusive of working with internal (coaches) and external (consultants) supports
  • support and nurture the academic, social-emotional, and physical needs of all students
  • participate in building a coalition of parent, community and business partners
  • engage in all district-driven curricular and other initiatives as defined by the Providence School Department
EDUCATION TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

BA in applicable field from accredited college or university

RIDE Requirements:
Elem. KG-6 or Elem. 1-6 or ECH PK-2
AND
Dual Language/Bilingual Spanish Certificate

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND CURRICULAR LINKAGES
  • In conjunction with dual language partner, creates both a classroom and a community environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives
  • Becomes familiar with and upholds the principles of dual language instruction
  • Participates in district and school-based professional development activities
  • In collaboration with dual language partner, plans and conducts activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration and work time that provides students with opportunities to learn, observe, question, investigate, and develop into bilingual and biliterate citizens
  • Instructs students individually and in groups using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations
  • In collaboration with dual language partner, adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • With dual language partner, plans instruction that systematically addresses language objectives and builds students' ability to transfer and build upon knowledge between both languages of instruction
  • Develops and maintains positive and cooperative interactions and communications with parents, colleagues and community
  • Functions and presents as a unified team together with dual language partner when speaking on behalf of or problem solving for a student with parents, administrators, SPED teams, other colleagues, or any other stakeholder
  • Monitors and assesses student progress and discusses and analyzes assessment data with dual language partner in order to adjust student instruction accordingly
  • Makes recommendations about appropriate accommodations for all types of formal assessments
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a positive learning environment in the classroom
  • Takes all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS STANDARDSplemental Information
  • Fully-certified as described above in "RIDE requirements" or willingness to become fully certified including on an emergency basis if necessary (fully-certified strongly preferred)
  • Understanding of and willingness to work within the framework of an Aligned Instruction System as described in Providence School Board policy NSBA/NEPN: IF (available under "Policies and Regs" at http://www1.providenceschools.org/pesb/
  • You must complete the new hire compliance training prior to your first day of employment
  • Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check.
  • Excellent technology skills including
    • familiarity with communication, presentation, and data management tools and applications in desktop, web-based, and mobile environments
    • willingness and ability to model information, communication, technology, and media literacy for students, colleagues, parents, and community
    • willingness and ability to continuously develop and evolve new skills and support colleagues in the development of their skills
We offer a complete benefits package to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, holidays, and Personal Time Off (PTO).
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