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General Definition of Work:
The Spanish immersion teacher fulfills all of the duties of a typical self contained classroom teacher (1st-8th) while also supporting students’ multilingual development by teaching in Spanish for academic instruction. The Spanish immersion teacher instructs the common core curriculum in Spanish.
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following actions:
Demonstrates oral and written fluency in English and Spanish;
Meets and instructs the students in Spanish; a lesson plan in Spanish will be required in the interview.
Develops and maintains the physical environment of the classroom that is conducive to effective learning within the limits of resources provided by the system;
Prepares for class and shows evidence of preparation upon request of the immediate supervisor;
Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior; Provides an effective program of instruction to include:
Knowledge of child growth and development, including bilingual development;
Knowledge and use of materials and resources in accordance with the adopted curriculum and consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided;
Demonstrates mastery of content areas;
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;
Maintains and upholds school and district policies and procedures;
Maintains records as required by law and administrative regulations;
Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules and administrative regulations.
Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes within contractual commitments;
Attends and participates in faculty and team meetings;
Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods;
Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials;
Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all students;
Establishes and maintains cooperative professional relations with others;
Performs related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school policies and practices.
The Spanish immersion teacher must be bi literate in English and Spanish and demonstrate knowledge of bilingual development in children.
Master’s in Education preferred
Arco Iris Spanish Immersion Charter School, along with the Beaverton School District, recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of the Beaverton School District that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age, veterans' status, genetic information or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment