Spanish Dual Language Immersion 3rd grade
Website Olathe Public Schools
This position provides standards-based instruction in Spanish to predominately non-native Spanish speaking students in the areas of math, social studies, science and Spanish language arts with another teacher providing instruction in English in the content of English language arts. Students in the 3rd grade dual language immersion program will have completed kindergarten, first and second grade in the immersion program and are in the fourth year of learning in a Spanish-language immersion environment.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Required:B.A./B.S. in education
Kansas teaching license with elementary endorsement.
Proven experience with understanding students with significant needs and behaviors and how to program for them.
Proven ability to form relationships with a wide variety of students and families.
Native or near-native proficiency in English and Spanish with a high degree of cultural competency.
Possess familiarity with second language acquisition pedagogy.
Preferred:One year experience with teaching 3rd grade or other elementary grade levels
Experience working in a school that utilizes a dual-language immersion model
Endorsement or certification involving the process of language acquisition such as dual language education, bilingual education, immersion education or ESOL