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Atlanta Public Schools - 2017 - 2018 Dual Language Immersion (Spanish) Elementary Teacher

State & City: 
GeorgiaAtlanta
Job Type: 
Language(s): 
Spanish

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provides instruction in Spanish for the purpose of achieving success in academic, interpersonal and daily living skills through defined lesson plans
  • Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans
  • Administers tests and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating students' language ability
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment
  • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan
  • Directs assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, nap times, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment
  • Participates in a variety of meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit
  • Prepares a variety of written materials in both English and Spanish (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSES:

  • Teachers must be certified in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education and pass the GACE Basic Skills Assessment or have exemption eligibility (ACT/SAT scores) and pass the GACE test in Early Childhood Education
  • Teachers must demonstrate advanced or native proficiency in Spanish and must be certified in Spanish

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • High levels of proficiency (speaking, reading, and writing) in both English and Spanish
  • Expertise in using best instructional practices, such as standards-based teaching, instructional assessment, cooperative learning, and differentiated instruction
  • Integrating multicultural concepts across the curriculum
  • Skilled in teaching diverse students
Experience Preferred: 
2 years
Degree Preferred: 
Bachelor's degree
Number of Positions: 
6
Grade Level(s): 
Intermediate
Primary
Work Eligibility: 
Citizenship, residency or work VISA required