Spanish Teacher - High School 2020-2021 SY

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TITLE:    Spanish Teacher                                                                          CLASSIFICATION:  Certified
FLSA:     Exempt (Executive)                                                                      DEPARTMENT:  East St. Louis Senior High School
SALARY: Teacher Salary Schedule                                                              WORK YEAR:      180 days                                                                                                                                                              
REPORTS TO:  Principal or Designee
Under the direction of the Principal, the teacher will guide students in gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve at or above grade level in Spanish. Teachers will plan lessons, provide instruction, manage the classroom in a manner that is conducive to learning, as well as demonstrate fairness and respect with students.  The teacher will work with parents/guardians, as well as district support personnel to provide appropriate support to students.  The teacher will perform professional responsibilities in a manner that is in compliance with Board policy, as well as adhering to state and federal laws regarding public education.

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  2. Illinois Teacher Certification
  3. Experience with children of the age to be taught
  4. Technology skills necessary to deliver instruction

Knowledge of:
  1. Illinois Learning Standards
  2. Academic evaluation and data collection methods
  3. School Improvement
  4. Best Practices in the delivery of curriculum and instruction
  5. Content Area to be taught
  6. Classroom Management
Ability to:
  1. Deliver instruction in a manner that improves student achievement
  2. Implement intense student support
  3. Collect and manage data related to student progress
  4. Monitor and support student safety
  5. Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  6. Work in a team environment with teachers and other stakeholders
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:  (May not include all duties performed).
  1. Provide written lesson plans in accordance with the objectives of the instructional program
  2. Establish high expectations for learning for all students and make ensure that students are aware of these expectations
  3. Monitor and evaluate student progress and adjust instruction to support achievement
  4. Apply effective practices in the delivery of curriculum and instruction
  5. Use differentiated instruction that is aligned with student need
  6. Comply with all district/school policies, practices and procedures.
  7.  Attend training/professional development and implement information and materials provided
  8. Use available technology to enhance instruction and achievement
  9. Demonstrate competency in all subject areas taught
  10. Provide evidence of student performance and progress
  11. Establish and maintain rules and conduct and discipline that are consistent with District Policy and Procedures and that result in an environment conducive to learning
  12. Adhere to policies and procedures regarding Special Education referrals, staffing, and conferences
  13. Practice fairness in teacher-pupil relationships and exhibit an understanding and respect for students as individuals
  14. Be punctual and regular in attendance to school and duty assignments
  15. Exhibit a cooperative attitude and professionalism toward students, parents, community, and school personnel
  16. Make appropriate use of professional preparation periods
  17. Present an appearance that does not adversely affect the student’s ability to learn
  18. Communicate the academic progress, attendance, and conduct of students to their parents/guardians
  19. Other duties as necessary to the position
Inside/outside office environment. 

Frequent standing, sitting, walking, and lifting

Physical Requirements of Job Functions:
Standing                              0-4 hours per day                           1-7 hours per day
Walking                               0-2 hours at a time                          1-2 hours per day
Sitting                                 0-2 hours at a time                          0-5 hours per day
Driving                                Occasionally                                   Occasionally

Essential Functions Measured in Terms of Frequency

Not at all: 0%     Occasionally: 1-33%         Frequently:  34-66 %       Constantly:  67-100 %
  1.  Body Movement

  1. Bend/Stop               Frequently
  2. Squat/Crouch          Occasionally
  3. Climb                      Occasionally
  4. Crawl                      Not at all
  5. Overhead Reach      Occasionally
  6. Shoulder Reach       Frequently
  7. Kneel                      Occasionally
  8. Twisting                  Occasionally
  1. Lifting

  1. 0-10 lbs.                               Frequently
  2. 11-20 lbs.                            Occasionally
  3. 21-40 lbs.                            Occasionally

 Additional Comment:  Lifting or carrying refers to office supplies and equipment. Climbing stairs in or around buildings is also necessary
  1. Repetitive Movement
1. Feet (both)Not at all
2. Hands (both)Constantly
3. Typing/writing
4. Fine manipulation
5. Simple grasping
6. Light pushing and pulling

Please note:The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position, and additional duties may be assigned.

Posted By

East St Louis School District 189

Board of Education 1005 State Street, East St. Louis, IL 62201

At the following locations

East St. Louis Senior High School

1005 State Street , East St. Louis, IL 62201

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246