Elementary Teacher, Spanish Bilingual
Dual Immersion Academy is where education & opportunity meet. Our school is a Spanish dual immersion K-8 charter school located in Glendale, the heart of Salt Lake City. Come work with the best faculty/staff ever! Dual Immersion Academy (DIA) is an accredited, tuition-free, public charter school providing bilingual education to students from Pre-kindergarten to 8th grade. DIA is located in the Glendale area, in the heart of Salt Lake City. Our mission is to create bilingual, bi-literate scholars who understand the richness of living in a multicultural world. Benefits include: One time signing bonus for difficult to fill postions Excellent Health & Dental package with PEHP in which the school covers 85% of the cost --a $100/paycheck stipend if you opt out of benefits --Vision Plan --EAP Service --As a full-time employee, the school provides a $50,000 life insurance policy for you free of charge, you have the option of purchasing more for yourself or your spouse --You also have an option for a 401K plan that DIA matches at 3% Additionally, the school will provide mentor teaching and professional development
Possible duties include:
(1) Attend training and professional development sponsored/promoted by the school; (2) Participate in school-wide activities, such as cultural events, holiday events, fundraisers; (3) Participate in professional meetings such as Team meetings, PLC meetings, Faculty meetings, IEP meetings, 504 meetings, and any other meetings as designated by administration; (4) Prepare 180-day plans, unit plans, and daily lesson plans according to the Common Core State Standards; (5) Coordinate with the grade-level team, other grade level teams, and school administration to maximize instructional and non-instructional opportunities for students; (6) Manage the classroom effectively by rewarding students for good behavior and holding students accountable for misbehavior; (7) Follow the mission of the school, including adherence to and implementation of the 90% Spanish/10% English immersion model; (8) Engaging students in the learning objectives as outlined in the 180-day, unit, and daily lesson plans; (9) Assessing and grading students appropriately and effectively per the 180-day, unit, and daily lesson plans to both inform instruction and to hold student accountable; (10) Maintain active and open communication with the parents/guardians of the students by participating in school events, such as Back-to-School Nights and Parent/Teacher conferences, and by communicating via phone, email, and letter; and (11) such other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.