Summary

Secondary Teaching | Foreign Language - Spanish | Brooklyn Center Middle/High School | Available: March

Description

The Brooklyn Center Community School (BCCS) District is seeking a High School Spanish Teacher (Long Call Substitute ) to join our team beginning March, 2024 through the end of the school year.   BCCS is looking for positive, energetic applicants with a deep belief that every student can learn, and having the commitment and passion to provide these learning opportunities.

MISSION:  To equip every student with the knowledge, life skills, and global perspectives to contribute to society and respond to the needs of an ever-changing world.

CORE VALUES
 We believe that:

  • Relationships thrive when there is mutual respect and trust.
  • Honoring each person’s intrinsic value enhances our community.
  • Our diverse community strengthens our collective power.¬†
  • Caring relationships with high expectations are essential to reaching one’s higher potential.¬†
  • Life-long learning is vital for personal fulfillment, opportunity and success.¬†
  • Everyone is responsible and accountable for equity.
  • Partnerships among students, families, schools and community benefit all.¬†

General Characteristics of a Brooklyn Center teacher:  Collaborative with all stakeholder group; Demonstrates a growth mindset with students;  Willingness to learn and advance research-based teaching and learning for self and other staff; Focused on creating equitable classrooms and school; Experience implementing culturally responsive instruction; Evidence of data driven instructional decision making; Evidence of building strong relationships and communication with families; Ability to differentiate for all learners; Professional and collegial; Experience with instructional technology integration to support high levels of student engagement. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials; develops individual programs for special needs students.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences.
  • Integrates subject area content and technology.
  • Instruct students in area(s) of specialization and subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Adapts teaching materials and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students.
  • Develops standards for critical analysis through group discussions.
  • Assesses, identifies and evaluates needs of students; provides instruction in individual or group sessions; establishes and maintains standards of behavior.
  • Creates and implements behavior modification programs for special needs students.
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with established procedures.
  • Encourages students to think independently, develop and express original ideas.
  • Evaluates student progress; maintains appropriate records; prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with students, student counselors and parents through conferences and other means.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education and self-selected professional books and instructional materials.
  • Selects and requisitions books and instructional materials.
  • Orders instructional supplies and materials.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs, faculty committees and student activity sponsorship as required.
  • Attends meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: MN Teaching Licensure, Spanish

BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  
Brooklyn Center Community Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. Brooklyn Center Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, gender identity and expression, disability, age, or status.