MS Spanish Language Arts and Spanish Humanities Teacher

Job | Posted 4 months ago
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Position Description:
Las Américas ASPIRA Academy is seeking a highly-qualified, enthusiastic individual to serve as its Middle School Spanish Language Arts (SLA) and Spanish Humanities Teacher.  The successful candidate will have excellent people skills, be self-motivated, and have demonstrated ability to deliver lessons in Spanish to support the curriculum goals in Social Studies and Spanish literacy.

  • Develop and implement curricula to meet Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in the areas of Spanish literacy and Grades 6-12 Literacy in History/Social Studies, as well as DE Social Studies Content Standards.
  • Plan daily academic, differentiated lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the needs of all students.
  • Develop and implement engaging lessons appropriate to the developmental (cognitive, social-emotional and physical) needs of middle school students.
  • 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.
  • Assign projects so that students learn to deal with real-world constraints, such as time and materials.
  • Allow students to unravel technological problems using a hands-on, trial-and-error approach.
  • Encourage creative thinking with challenging classroom projects.
  • Reflect on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seek to improve performance, and respond to feedback.
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding their children's academic success.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in a field of Spanish and Social Studies, in a field of Education, or other area if approved as a candidate for the Alternative Routes to Certification (ARTC) Program.
  • Possession of or eligibility for a valid State of Delaware Teaching License (for more information on State of Delaware licensure, please visit the website of the Department of Education at:
  • Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams (unless holding an initial teaching license from the State of Delaware).
  • Has sufficient formal or informal training to provide the ability to teach age-appropriate curriculum to a level consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to reflect upon teaching practices and respond to constructive feedback.
  • Demonstrate willingness to work with staff and the Head of School to provide a positive learning environment for students.
  • Physically, mentally, and emotionally capable of performing required tasks and duties essential to the position.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to meeting students’ individual needs.

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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