Summary

Elementary School Teaching | GFW Elementary School | Available: Fall 2024 | Closing: Until Filled

Description

Dual Immersion Teacher (Spanish and English)

 

Position Purpose –  GFW seeks an organized, energetic and engaging dual immersion teacher to work under the general supervision of the School Principal, 

  • to maximize the learning experience of students in dual immersion, in academics, interpersonal skills, behavior, and activities of daily living 

  • documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students’ specific needs; providing a safe and optimal learning environment. 

Essential Functions –  

  • Assess students’ skills and determine their educational needs

  • Adapt general lessons to meet students’ needs

  • Plan activities that are specific to each student’s abilities

  • Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one

  • Discuss students’ progress with parents, other teachers, counselors, and administrators

  • Assess students’ skills and determine their educational needs

  • Adapt general lessons to meet students’ needs

Additional Duties –  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 

 Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 

 Equipment: Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. 

Travel Requirements: Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities – 

  • Knowledge of dual immersion principles, research, theories, testing, methods, etc. as well as proven methods of maximizing the educational experience of students in a dual immersion setting

  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.

  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.

  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.

  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.

  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.

  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work. 

  Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards –  Works in standard office and school building environments. 

Certification/License: MN State licensure as an elementary classroom teacher 

Education: Bachelors or masters from an accredited college or university in elementary education (must be fluent in Spanish)

Experience: Successful prior teaching experience in the general education classroom or in dual immersion programs preferred

FLSA Status:  Exempt