SUMMARY: The One-Way Dual Language Classroom Teacher is committed to instructing and supporting culturally and linguistically diverse students on their pathway to becoming bilingual, bi-literate and multicultural. The teacher will provide instruction in English and Spanish to deliver a guaranteed and viable curriculum in both languages for students in elementary grades K-6. Will create lesson plans, instruct students on core subjects such as science, literature, and math, and create a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional preparedness based on the District's Core Curriculum.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities for students that are English language learners.
Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
Analyze student data to implement appropriate instructional strategies for differentiated instruction.
Participate in school and district professional development.
Communicate consistently and effectively with parents through both oral and written communication.
Collaboratively plan with grade level and vertical team members plus Instructional Coaches, ESL Teacher, Digital Teacher Librarians utilizing student data, district curriculum and instructional resources.
Conduct parent and community engagement activities.
Demonstrate flexible thinking and exhibit a growth mindset.
Reflect upon and refine teaching craft through participation in coaching cycle - observe, model, practice and reflect on instruction.
Observe and evaluate student's performance.
Collaborate with all stakeholders (students, parents, teachers, instructional coaches, administration at school and district level) to support student achievement.
Administer school, district, and state assessments.
Employ current best practices and research-based instructional strategies.
Implement Jeffco's guaranteed and viable curriculum.
Utilize various support resources and technologies to enhance student learning.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
Manage student behavior and build culturally responsive relationships with students and families.
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
QUALIFICATIONS: Colorado Department of Education Teaching License with an endorsement in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement or willingness to obtain and Elementary Education Highly Qualified. Must demonstrate native or native-like proficiency in both English and Spanish.
EXPERIENCE: Understanding of or experience teaching in a One-Way Dual Language Program Experience teaching at the elementary level.
To apply for this position, visit our website at www.jeffcok12jobs.org and search Job Id#1360
Internal Number: 1360
About Jeffco Public Schools
Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with 85,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for more than 60 years. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Our Jeffco Generations vision document and strategic plan map out with focus and clarity what we expect our schools to accomplish with our graduates. Come join us!