JobID 1794 : Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) Specialist (#954678)
8 hours per day, 196.5 days per year
*Licensed staff new to Westminster Public Schools is contracted for 190 days the first year*
A complete application package includes the following:
•Copy of CDE teaching license
•3 letters of recommendation
•Copy of PRAXIS/PLACE report
•Teacher Insight score
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS & RESUMES RECEIVED IN LIEU OF APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
SUMMARY: The Metropolitan Arts Academy is a PK- 6 arts magnet school designed to promote student learning in all content areas by integrating an arts perspective and methodology in teaching and learning. The academy also fosters arts exploration for all students and advanced arts study for those who exhibit the aptitude and passion for more in-depth artistic pursuits. The academy will build out to a PK-8 school in the next three years. Primary students will receive the fundamentals of music with an emphasis on classical training, in order to prepare them to self-select into the more comprehensive music classes at the intermediate and middle school levels. The academy will be applying for innovation status with Westminster Public Schools and the Colorado Department of Education.
*Possess a valid Colorado Teacher License with appropriate endorsement in the area you are teaching or obtain one prior to start.
*Must be Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) endorsed.
*Candidates with endorsements in CLDE, Bilingual Ed, Foreign Language, and/or sheltered content or other English Language instructional training desired
*Possess a strong understanding of current learning theories for ELs and state of the art pedagogy of English language acquisition.
*Experience embedding WIDA standards within CCSS for general education classrooms.
*Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with students, staff members, parents and administrators.
*Bilingual/Biliterate in Spanish & English desired.
*Has knowledge and experience of and/or willingness to gain knowledge of Competency-based education approaches.
*Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
*Experience and/or skills working with culturally diverse populations desired.
*Display a thorough knowledge of the subject matter and the District's prescribed curriculum.
*Plan instruction consistent with the District's curriculum for assigned subject areas/grade levels.
*Plan and deliver differentiated instruction and sheltered instruction to meet student needs.
*Implement continuous system of evaluations and provide students with specific feedback.
*Serve as facilitator and coordinator of learning.
*Assist with the implementation of District assessments.
*Establish an effective system for classroom discipline per Board Policy and building regulations.
*Organize students for effective instruction to maximize the learning time for all students.
*Fulfill contractual and professional responsibilities.
*Submit required student record reports
Westminster Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. District policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability. Complaints in these matters should be addressed to the Chief of Staff, 6933 Raleigh Street, Westminster, CO 80030, phone: (303) 428-3511. Although the position is based at a school/department, the employer is Westminster Public Schools.