JobID 219 : Kindergarten Teacher (#1936299)
Position is responsible for creating a dual-language immersion classroom environment that promotes the learning and personal growth of every student; establishes effective rapport with students; motivates students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for becoming a successful scholar; establishes good relationships with parents and with other staff members. Position will provide standards-based instruction in Spanish and English. Approximately fifty percent of the students will be native Spanish speakers and fifty percent will be native English speakers.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited College or University
Must meet Credentialed requirements by one of the following:
Colorado Teacher’s Certification in Elementary OR
Passing score on the Generalist examination OR
Having obtained 36 university credits in the specific teaching area
Verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish required
Strong organizational, time management, communication and interpersonal skills
Proficient with computer technologies
Strong classroom management of approximately 22 students
Ability to implement teaching curriculum programs and instruct students on utilization
Ability to be flexible and manage multiple priorities effectively
Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and student assessment/testing data
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending upon building assignments and other factors.
Instructs students in a program of study which meets stated objectives and prepares students to master grade level standards.
Instructs students using strategies conducive to dual-language immersion, such as sheltered instruction, and cooperative learning.
Establish and implement, in a positive and supportive manner, classroom policies and procedures governing student behavior and conduct; provide guidance, counseling, and discipline to encourage students to meet standards of achievement and conduct; make referrals for assistance where appropriate.
Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the school’s instructional philosophy and congruent with Gomez and Gomez Dual Language methodology; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.
Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best use the available time for instruction and to actively engage students.
Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, parent contact forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.
Confer with students, parents or guardians, and other staff, in an open and positive manner to provide guidance and evaluation and encouragement of student achievement through conferences and other means.
Supervises and monitors student movement and escorts students to resources, bathrooms, buses, cafeteria, room changes and other activities in the building.
Administers a variety of local, district, or state assessments.
Models non discriminatory practices in all activities.
Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities.
Administer and analyze various forms of formative data; participate in weekly data meetings with grade-level team.
Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school including student clubs, math and literacy nights and after-school activities.
Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.
Salary starts at $38,000 and is adjusted based on previous teaching experience and college credits
Contract Length/Days: 2020-21/ 187 Days