2nd Grade Dual Language Teacher

Posted on: July 25, 2022 | |

2nd Grade Dual Language Teacher (Spanish/English)


The 2nd Grade Dual Language Teacher is a dynamic and inquiry-driven instructor who is dedicated to fostering student curiosity, growth, and achievement. They value collaboration with colleagues and embody a growth mindset. The 2nd-grade Teacher works in collaboration with the grade level team.

Key Competencies, Skill, Knowledge, and Abilities

Flexibility to adapt instruction at the moment to meet student needs in an inquiry-driven space.

Ability to create and adapt unit plans using provided curricular resources such as Lucy Calkins Units of Study.

Implementation of accommodations and modifications.

Co-plan, co-instruct, and co-assess with diverse learner teacher(s) and other staff to deliver accessible, standards-based instruction to individual students, small groups, and the whole class

Interest in working collaboratively and reflecting on practices to improve instruction for all students.

Ability to use a variety of engagement techniques to promote student learning.

Ability to unpack Common Core Standards.

Strong organizational skills and a commitment to using data and assessment to drive instruction.

Willingness to consistently manage student behavior by employing a school-wide system.

Ability to plan and lead small group targeted instruction.

Experience leading Reading/Writing workshops.

Experience developing long-term plans and units.

Dedication to actively engaging parents in educational advocacy for their children.

Exhibit a high level of professionalism.


Illinois PEL

Bilingual (Spanish) and ESL Endorsement

1+ years of relevant experience in content area instruction preferred

Salary and Benefits

Salary and benefits determined in accordance with collective bargaining agreement, based on relevant experience

Statement of Non-Discrimination:

Namaste Charter School is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our schools Namaste does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.