JobID 1058 : Dual Language Teacher (#1975319)

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Job Type
Full-time
Start Date
08/06/2020

Description

Job Title:         Bilingual Certified Teacher                              Exemption Status/Test: Exempt/Professional
Reports to:       Principal                                                         Date Revised:
Dept./School:   Assigned Campus

Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
 
 
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
 
Experience:
One year student teaching or approved internship
 
BASIC FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide bilingual instruction and support for students as defined by the Language and Content Allocation Plan.
  • Provide the educational environment that supports the three language spaces (Spanish, English and the Bridge).
  • Deliver all associated Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) and Spanish Language Arts and Reading (SLAR), as applicable.
  • Teach content in the language defined in the Language and Content Allocation Plan, as applicable.
  • Attend professional development trainings as indicated below.
 
COMPENSATION:  District employees who hold an active bilingual certification and who provide bilingual instruction and support for students defined by the Language and Content Allocation Plan are eligible to receive a $5000 stipend.
 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

  1. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
  2. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  3. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  4. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  5.  Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to     district requirements.
  6. Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.

Student Growth and Development

  1. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  2. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
  3. Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization

  1. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  2. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4. Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  5. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

Communication

  1. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development

  1. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  2. Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
  3. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s).

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment; [P.E. teachers: automated external defibrillator (AED)]
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

Posted By

Liberty Hill Independent School District

301 FORREST ST, LIBERTY HILL, TX 78642
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,893 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.53

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

9%

State Average: 9%

FTE

453

State Average: 558