Spanish Teacher - Lawrence - Massachusetts

LFDCS is committed to the development and implementation of effective practices to support language acquisition and academic fluency in English and Spanish for all students. Dual-language fluency—building on the first language of Spanish while supporting proficiency in English—utilizes best practices to meet our priority funding goal. Lawrence Family Development Charter School is currently seeking for a highly skilled and motivated Spanish Teacher who is passionate about making a difference in students' lives. Responsibilities: Teach students to read and write in Spanish. Provide the instructional program for students to reflect the goals of a Dual-Language Program. Ensure consistent discipline practices, and integration with the classroom instruction. Participate in the monthly RTI (Response to Intervention) meeting for assigned grade levels. Meet weekly with grade-level classroom teachers to support parallel skills in two languages. Assist with standardized test administration or translation as requested by Head of School. Communicate with parents to ensure a cooperative family partnership in accord with the school’s mission and to increase student achievement. Participate in and adopt school-based professional learning, innovations, and technology advances. Invest in personal and professional development through on-going training in accord with an approved professional development plan.
Posted: September 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Massachusetts, Northeast, USA
November 2018
Licensed Teacher
Early Childhood
1

Qualifications and Requirements

Bachelor
Spanish Teacher

Experience/Qualifications:

Spanish and English fluent

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education or appropriate content subject area

3 years’ experience preferred

Massachusetts Certification in Spanish Language Instruction for Early Childhood

Strong commitment to education reform initiatives, particularly raising educational equity for low-income and linguistic minority students

Experience teaching urban students of Hispanic backgrounds preferred

Support the two-way language goals of the school.

Ability to work independently and as a team member of the grade-level staff and school community

Demonstrated excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Demonstrated interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills

We offer a competitive compensation package and comprehensive health benefits.  Please send cover letter, resume, transcripts and certifications when applying.