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
June 2019
Licensed Teacher
Early Childhood

Qualifications and Requirements

Spanish Teacher


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.