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Elementary Immersion Music and Band Substitute - InternationalSpanish Language Academy

Posted on 2018-08-09 6:59:50 PM

Listing expires 2018-09-06 12:00:00 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fislaacademy%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D123&data=01%7C01%7C%7C9cf5b50782da4aecb76108d5fe54303e%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=whdh6EU5iSHf9qTe%2FLQQJ%2BLhNAj5GFeCDUbwDrX7qB0%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/22/2018 Date Closing: 08/17/2018 Substitute Position starting August 22 - September 15 POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Carry out all responsibilities associated with elementary immersion music specialist teaching assignment. * Conduct music instruction in Spanish if possible * Ability to teach band * Interweave Hispanic cultures into music instruction throughout the school year. * Infuse multi-cultural education and concepts into the music/band curriculum on a continual basis. * Develop multi-cultural music/band curriculum materials and instructional strategies for elementary students as a part of a school-wide team. * Communicate closely and encourage parental involvement regarding music curriculum goals. * Create a safe classroom environment. * Collaborate with school-wide team members (classroom teachers, director, and other staff) regarding program implementation. * Maintain knowledge of current and emerging trends, procedures and evaluation processes in immersion programs. * Participate in weekly program planning and staff development activities. * Participate in all training programs required for immersion and the International Baccalaureate Organization Primary Years Programme. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A valid Minnesota elementary music teaching license is required. Spanish Language proficiency highly desirable. A minimum of one year of elementary school experience is preferred. A minimum of six months of living in a Spanish speaking country is preferred. Prior immersion classroom teaching experience is preferred. Familiarity with the International Baccalaureate Organization Primary Years Programme is also preferred. For non-native Spanish speakers a score of &#8220;superior&#8221; on the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) is strongly preferred. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES * Ability to relate positively to elementary-age children. * Enthusiasm and a strong commitment to the full immersion teaching philosophy. * Enthusiasm and a strong commitment to the International Baccalaureate Organization Primary Years Programme. * Excellent proven communication skills (non-verbal, oral, written, and listening.) * Ability to implement creative and innovative teaching strategies. * Good organizational skills and flexibility in relating to students, parents, peers, and supervisors. * Must be able to work well in a team environment through cooperation and participation. * In-depth knowledge of a Hispanic culture. * In-depth knowledge of the music discipline. * Ability to appropriately teach children with different ability levels and learning styles. * Ability to understand that students are individuals, and the skill to work effectively with individual strengths and needs of students. * Knowledge and ability to creatively instill the love of learning in students. * Ability to incorporate international cultures into lesson plans throughout the year. * Creatively strive to make connections with parent, other classes, community, and beyond. Application Procedure: Apply Online International Spanish Language Academy uses the applicant tracking<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=01%7C01%7C%7C9cf5b50782da4aecb76108d5fe54303e%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=EX4UJfktfuPA35wHTeQhORwh0bmx6HyqfzvK%2Bi1pxug%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 08/22/2018
Date Closing: 08/17/2018
Substitute Position starting August 22 - September 15

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Carry out all responsibilities associated with elementary immersion music specialist teaching assignment.
  • Conduct music instruction in Spanish if possible
  • Ability to teach band 
  • Interweave Hispanic cultures into music instruction throughout the school year.
  • Infuse multi-cultural education and concepts into the music/band curriculum on a continual basis.
  • Develop multi-cultural music/band curriculum materials and instructional strategies for elementary students as a part of a school-wide team.
  • Communicate closely and encourage parental involvement regarding music curriculum goals.
  • Create a safe classroom environment.
  • Collaborate with school-wide team members (classroom teachers, director, and other staff) regarding program implementation.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging trends, procedures and evaluation processes in immersion programs.
  • Participate in weekly program planning and staff development activities.
  • Participate in all training programs required for immersion and the International Baccalaureate Organization Primary Years Programme.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A valid Minnesota elementary music teaching license is required.  Spanish Language proficiency highly desirable. A minimum of one year of elementary school experience is preferred.  A minimum of six months of living in a Spanish speaking country is preferred. 
                                                            
Prior immersion classroom teaching experience is preferred.  Familiarity with the International Baccalaureate Organization Primary Years Programme is also preferred.  For non-native Spanish speakers a score of “superior” on the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) is strongly preferred.                             
 
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to relate positively to elementary-age children.
  • Enthusiasm and a strong commitment to the full immersion teaching philosophy.
  • Enthusiasm and a strong commitment to the International Baccalaureate Organization Primary Years Programme.
  • Excellent proven communication skills (non-verbal, oral, written, and listening.)
  • Ability to implement creative and innovative teaching strategies.
  • Good organizational skills and flexibility in relating to students, parents, peers, and supervisors.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment through cooperation and participation.
  • In-depth knowledge of a Hispanic culture.
  • In-depth knowledge of the music discipline.
  • Ability to appropriately teach children with different ability levels and learning styles.
  • Ability to understand that students are individuals, and the skill to work effectively with individual strengths and needs of students.
  • Knowledge and ability to creatively instill the love of learning in students.
  • Ability to incorporate international cultures into lesson plans throughout the year.
  • Creatively strive to make connections with parent, other classes, community, and beyond.
 


Application Procedure:
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