K-2 Grade Spanish Immersion Lead Teacher

  • St. Peter's Episcopal School
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Jun 16, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS

  • bilingual: advanced-high to superior level
  • bachelor’s degree (minimum)
  • personal résumé
  • 3 letters of recommendation

 DESIRABLE TRAITS AND ATTITUDES

  • positive attitude
  • intercultural sensitivity
  • independent worker and team player
  • organized and efficient
  • motivated
  • professional and ethical

 SUPERVISION

  • responsible for students
  • reports to the Immersion Coordinator

 MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • teach core subjects utilizing St. Peter’s curriculum
  • develop unit and lesson plans that engage students in the learning process
  • Use differentiation strategies in individualized, small group, and large group instruction in order to meet the needs of each student
  • engage students in learning through best practice strategies conducive to dual-language immersion, such as TPR, scaffolding, and grammar instruction throughout content areas
  • assess students’ academic and social growth through quarterly report cards and biannual AALPA evaluation
  • maintain records of student progress utilizing quarterly reading and math benchmarks
  • adheres to the “Spanish only” policy with immersion students in the classroom
  • communicate student progress with families through face-to-face conferences, Classtag digital communication, and News & Notes hardcopy in child folders
  • establish positive classroom management routines to achieve a safe, respectful learning environment
  • maintain a safe, clean, comfortable classroom environment