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5th Grade Elementary Teacher

Global Village Academy Collaborative
Aurora, CO, US
Global Village Academy is an innovative charter school. Students learn core content through both English and language immersion in their choice of French, Spanish, Mandarin, or Russian (depending on the school). GVA is truly a "global village." Our immersion teachers come from all over the world, each bringing their unique culture and language into the classroom. United by a common core, students are challenged to become world class thinkers, capable of engaging ideas using multiple languages and cross-cultural perspectives, through internationally bench-marked curriculum spanning each language village.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and instruct English, Social Studies and Science classes for 5th grade students.
  • Help students read fluently, comprehend what they are reading, and train them in spelling, grammar, vocabulary and writing.
  • Teach integrated Social Studies and Science units in conjunction with the immersion teachers.
  • Plan developmentally appropriate lessons.
  • Use data analysis to monitor student achievement.
  • Collaborate with other teachers including immersion teachers to ensure instruction is always meeting the needs of all learners.
  • Demonstrate sound professional teaching and classroom management skills to facilitate learning.
  • Use oral and written language skills accurately and effectively.
  • Maintain accurate records of student academic and behavioral progress, attendance, test scores and personal information.
  • Carry out formal and informal assessments of student achievement.
  • Integrate the assessments to design appropriate lesson planning and effective teaching strategies to accommodate diverse student needs and learning styles.
  • Support the mission and curriculum of the school.
  • Other duties as assigned by Principal.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree or higher.
Please note this description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.

Global Village Academy shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other characteristic prohibited by law. GVA is committed to cultural diversity among school personnel as a means of enriching the educational experience. GVA shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.


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