First Grade Dual Language Teacher (Spanish/English)

Posted on: June 19, 2019

The Academy for Global Citizenship seeks exemplary bilingual and biliterate elementary school teachers to lead students through a holistic interdisciplinary International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. The Dual Language Teacher leads students through a two-way immersion program, where about 50% of students are native English speakers, 50% are native Spanish speakers. Instruction occurs in Spanish and English. This position is ideal for a passionate bilingual and biliterate educator seeking a collaborative and open environment for whole-student learning.

Key Responsibilities:
Teaching: Uses various modes of learning to accommodate different learning styles: real-life experiences, current events, technology, arts and more
Instructional Strategies: Uses many types of instructional strategies including teaching through inquiry, differentiating instruction and using data to guide planning
Technology Integration: Incorporates technology across all disciplines as much as possible, where appropriate
Professional Development: Participates in coaching cycle, stays abreast of latest techniques and demonstrates an eagerness to learn new skills and share experiences with others
Curriculum Development: Works closely with coach, other teachers to align curriculum with Common Core Learning Standards, the IB PYP, and achieving the goals of the school
Performance Assessment: Sets high and measurable goals for student achievement and evaluates student progress using summative and formative assessments
Community: Encourages the use of community resources, cooperates with families in welcoming them to our community, and maintains solid communication with all community members