K-5 Spanish Immersion Elementary Teacher

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Dual Immersion

Description

Position Description:
Spanish Immersion Teachers follow a 50/50 immersion model and provide core instruction in content areas to two homeroom classes on alternating days providing instruction entirely in Spanish while their counterpart provides instruction in English.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Spanish Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science.
  • Plan daily academic, differentiated lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the language acquisition needs of all students.
  • Working knowledge of the Common Core State Standards for Literacy and Mathematics, Arriba la Lectura Reading and Writing Curriculum, Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop models, Engage New York Math Program, and Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Use technology to create personalized and blended learning experiences.
  • Be accountable for students’ academic growth and achievement.
  • Design and implement summative assessments to measure progress towards academic standards and formative assessments to drive instruction.
  • Use assessment data to inform curricular and instructional practices.
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment following the responsive classroom approach.
  • Reflect on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seek to improve performance, and respond to feedback.
  • Participate in curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
  • Collaborate with others in weekly meetings including grade level team members, instructional coaches, and administration.
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding their children’s academic success.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Fluency in Spanish and English.
  • Preferibly previous experience in Dul Language Instruction
  • Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and/or Elementary Bilingual Education.
  • Possession or eligibility for a valid State of Delaware teaching license (for more information, please visit the website of the Department of Education at: http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title14/1500/1510.shtml.   
  • Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams.
  • World Language Praxis (Spanish)
  • Strong instructional skills and classroom management.
  • Ability to reflect upon teaching practices and respond to constructive feedback.

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Las Americas Aspira Academy

326 Ruthar Drive , Newark, DE 19711
 

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Las Americas ASPIRA Academy (K-8)

326 Ruthar Drive , Newark, DE 19711