World Language Teacher (Spanish)

Felton, DE 19943, US
May 21, 2018
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TITLE: World Language Teacher (Spanish)

LOCATION: Lake Forest High School

QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet the certification requirements of the State of Delaware Department of Education for Spanish/World Language and Special Education.

REPORTS TO: School Principal (or Assistant)

JOB GOAL: To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.


1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at times designated.

2. Plans a program of study that is based on student Individual Education Plans and meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.

3. Creates a classroom environment that is conductive to learning, supportive of positive behavior structure, and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students.

4. Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor or principal.

5. Can demonstrate knowledge and implementation of student Individual Education Plans, 504 plans, and Behavior Intervention Plans.

6. Attends and participates in scheduled IEP meetings.

7. Works closely with the Special Education Coordinator and classroom teachers to plan inclusion activities for ILC students.

8. Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.

9. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, established clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to communicate these objectives to students.

10. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.

11. Strives to implement by instruction and action the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.

12. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.

13. Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.

14. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

15. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by the law, district policy, and administrative director.

16. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.

17. Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.

18. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluates their job performance.

19. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

20. Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.

21. Other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor that pertain to the position of Teacher.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ten month year. Salary and work year to be established by the Board.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation and Department of Education guidelines.

Start Date: August 20, 2018

Duty Days: 188

Reports To: School Administration

Salary Range: From/To: as per state and local salary schedule

  • Teacher of World Languages - Spanish Grades K-12

Additional Job Information:
All applicants are required to submit three (3) letters of reference, with one from an immediate supervisor that is dated within the past year.
Applicants are advised that a copy of the most recent evaluation will be requested if selected for an interview. The evaluation can be loaded as part of the application in advance.

The following are conditions of employment for new employees:

(1) Satisfactory criminal background check prior to being placed on payroll.
(2) Satisfactory child protection registry check.
(3) Mandatory Direct Deposit of Pay.
(4) Documentation of Mantoux skin test results for entrance to school system.
(5) Completion of all required employment forms.

Lake Forest does not discriminate in employment or in educational services based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in accordance with state and federal laws. Inquiries should be directed to the Director of Personnel at the Lake Forest Central Business Office, School District5423 Killens Pond Road, . Phone: 302-284-3020Felton, DE 19943-9801

The Lake Forest School District promotes inclusion practices at all grade levels.

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.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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