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Lower Elementary Spanish Immersion Teacher (Beaverton, OR)

Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School



Develop students into becoming responsible, bilingual, biliterate and culturally competent members of the community.

Support school goals as determined by the Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School and its Board of Directors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, music, and other appropriate learning activities to students in a classroom through the Spanish language. Specific subject areas will be determined by teaching placement.

Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter.

Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards.

Works with the Executive Director to develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

Works with the Executive Director to translate lesson plans into learning experiences to best utilize the available time for instruction.

Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.

Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.

Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.

Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state testing program.

Develop positive relationship with students, parents, co-workers and the community.

Effectively manage classroom teaching and learning time.

Enforce code of behavior for students and parents.

Motivate students to achieve at their highest ability and potential through a well-structured and dynamic classroom plan, aiming for high expectations yet demonstrating sensitivity to different learning styles.

Create a positive, structured learning environment to ensure that students observe the school’s core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.

Regularly communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.

Attends and participates in after-school events as requested by the Executive Director and Curriculum Director.

Assume other responsibilities as requested by the Executive Director.

Physical Conditions include but are not limited to:

Standing/Walking: Frequently; throughout workshift while performing classroom duties, P.E. classes, recess supervision, field trips.

Sitting: Occasionally; while performing classroom duties.

Lift/Carry: Frequently, 1-25 pounds; classroom instructional materials, books, binders, paperwork. For heavier lifting, assistance is available.

Bending/Twisting: Occasionally; at knees/waist/neck while throughout day.

Push/Pull: Occasionally, exerting a force of 5-20 pounds; while moving supplies.

Climbing/Balancing: Rarely; may use step stool.

Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally; may be required while assisting student in physical activities or may occur while restraining student's disruptive behavior.

Hands/Arms: Constant use of both in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering/gripping while performing a variety of physical and administrative duties. Overhead reaching is required.

Sight/Hearing/Speech: Constantly; to provide instructional assistance to student. Assignment may require hand/eye coordination, depth perception and peripheral vision depending on assignment.


Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field

Preferred: Master’s degree in education or a related field

Fluent in Spanish

Oregon Teaching License or equivalent