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Spanish Teacher - Aurora Charter School, Minneapolis

Posted on 5/16/2017 1:43:42 PM

Listing expires 6/13/2017

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Position: Spanish Teacher

 

School: Aurora Charter School, 2101 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

Description:

Aurora Charter School is currently seeking a Spanish teacher for the 2017-2018 school year to teach Spanish Language Arts to native Spanish-speaking students in 3rd-6th grade. Teachers applying for this position must possess native-speaker Spanish fluency and the ability to deliver instruction in Spanish to native speakers.

 

Responsibilities:

The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:

-Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.

-Develop and implement innovative methods for providing instruction to students.

-Utilize school curriculum and resources to inform instruction and ensure that students learn at a high level.

-Evaluate student performance in accordance with system used by the school; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the school administration.

-Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them to achieve student academic development; participate in parent teacher conferences.

-Manage classroom and student behavior within the classroom; enforce rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students when necessary.

-Continue to seek professional growth and development in the curriculum areas for which employed; attend professional development required by the district; maintain active teaching license.

-Serve on a minimum of one school committee.

-Contribute to the District's inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming, and respectful environment.

-Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

-Knowledge of the core curriculum areas for which the teacher is responsible

-Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies and the ability to differentiate instruction to meet a wide range of student learning styles and abilities

-Knowledge of research and trends in teaching and learning styles

-Knowledge of instructional technologies and ability to utilize computer and multimedia technologies

-Strong skills in classroom presentation and management

-Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, parents, district staff and community members from diverse backgrounds

-Excellent organizational skills

-Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

-Ability to plan and implement lessons based upon the district and school's goals and objectives

-Ability to evaluate student performance and to present evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement

-Ability to work in a cooperative learning environment

 

Qualifications:

-Must possess a current Spanish K-12 license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.

-Must be fluent in both Spanish and English.

 

About the School: Aurora Charter School is a dual-immersion (Spanish/English) school located in Minneapolis which serves students in preschool-8th grade. Our students are nearly 100% native speakers of Spanish, so we take an educational approach which embraces their first language by teaching them primarily in Spanish in the lower elementary grades and gradually increasing English instruction each year. Our goal is to prepare our students for high school so that they can be successful in both languages in their education and beyond.

 

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume, and three letters of recommendation to humanresources@auroracharterschool.org.

 

 

This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Aurora Charter School. For more information on this and other job openings available in Minnesota charter schools, go to http://www.mncharterschools.org/networking-exchange/careers.php.