Part-time Spanish Teacher (#1431087)

Job | Posted 6 months ago

Position Overview

The teacher is responsible for providing high-quality, effective instruction and expecting academic excellence toward mastery of course content and related skills. Teacher kindles curiosity and a sense of wonder, inspires lifelong learning, engages the intellect, and models character to students. Teacher maintains a positive, productive classroom environment and a culture of inquiry and learning.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions) Demonstrates mastery of content area knowledge

• Demonstrates content area knowledge to teach the subject. • Demonstrates relevant pedagogical knowledge to teach the subject. • Conveys enthusiasm for and interest in content area to engage and inspire students for lifelong learning. Plans and prepares lessons • Creates instructional plans based on clear and measurable course, unit, and lesson objectives. • Designs formal and informal assessments to accurately measure the established objectives. • Designs learning to be cumulative. • Develops course required materials, including syllabi, CECP web page, course resources, etc.

Delivers effective instruction • Provides effective instruction to help students achieve mastery of course content and related skills. • Communicates expectations clearly and provides regular and meaningful feedback to students and parents on academic progress. • Engages students in higher-order thinking • Monitors student achievement to ensure adequate progression towards course objectives and provides support as needed. • Supports the interventions and accommodations that the Learning Specialist has developed for students.

Establishes classroom environment • Creates a classroom culture of high academic expectations, diligence and mutual respect. • Fairly enforces school discipline expectations for the purpose of student character growth. • Strives to develop appropriate relationships with students.

Maintains high expectations • Regularly communicates expectations of high standards to all students • Goes above and beyond for the good of CECP, modeling this behavior to students

Meets professional expectations • Committed to and guided by CECP’s mission and guiding principles of College, Career, Curriculum, Character, and Community. • Displays a high level of ethics and professionalism in working with students, staff members and parents and complies with school policies. • Models character to students. • Works collaboratively with other staff members and administration to improve student achievement • Becomes adept at using Infinite Campus to consistently record grades and attendance. • Continues to grow as an educator by attending professional development opportunities and mandatory meetings and reflecting on own instructional practice. • Abides by CECP’s instructional best practices expectations • Prioritizes the safety and welfare of students while on campus. • Communicates student achievement and academic progress to families on a regular basis. • Actively develops a professional, positive, productive relationship with staff members. • Completes other duties and responsibilities

Supervision Received

A teacher’s direct report is the Academic Dean. Additional supervision is provided by the Head of School. Evaluations are completed at the end of each semester. Observations and walk-throughs occur frequently may be as often as once a week, including observations by a non-supervisory mentor teacher.

Supervision Exercised

No direct reports. May monitor and coordinate the work of student aides.

Posted By

Colorado Springs Early Colleges

Compare with State

Student Teacher Ratio*

State Average: 17.36

% ELL Students*

State Average: 11.60

% IEP Students*

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415