Elementary Spanish Teacher

Posted: Continuous 2014-07-29
Available: 08/04/2014 Closes: 08/31/2014

Position: Teacher 

Status: Exempt


Reports to: Assistant Principal and/or Principal



Position Description :  The Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth.


Primary Responsibilities :

  • Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
  • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
  • Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
  • Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures
  • Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis
  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment
  • Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community
  • Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and schools, as measured by ISL School Climate Survey results.
  • Assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course and school-wide student performance goals
  • Demonstrates gains in student performance
  • Participates in professional development activities
  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.  All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance planning process or as the result of organizational planning


Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience :

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher (Master's Degree preferred)
  • Teaching and online experience valued
  • Louisiana or Out of State Teaching Certificate
  • Native speaker or language proficiency in French or Spanish


Technical Competencies and Skills :

  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
  • Works independently with little direct supervision
  • Works as part of a team
  • Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated
  • Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve school goals
  • Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Utilizes all required and recommended ISL computer applications


Working Conditions :

  • Physical Ability: Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.
  • Sensory Requirement: Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination
  • Some tasks require oral communications ability.
  • ISL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires ISL to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.


Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience :

  • Associate degree and 3 years' experience working with children in an educational environment.
  • Native fluency in target language.


Technical Competencies and Skills :

  • Be a mature individual.
  • Have knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in elementary education.
  • Have the ability to conform to an established work schedule.
  • Have effective interpersonal skills.
  • Have the ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner.
  • Have the ability to understand and follow instructions precisely.
  • Have the ability to exercise tact, discretion, and confidentiality.


Working Conditions :

  • Lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Repetitive bending, stretching and stooping.
  • Climb up and down stairs.
  • Have mobility required to ensure the safety of the children.
  • Work with children on the floor.
  • Work outdoors in any variety of weather.
  • Have visual and hearing capabilities that allow consistent supervision of children.
  • Perform light duty cleaning.
  • Light typing and word processing.
  • ISL is and Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires ISL to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

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