2017-18 Elementary Dual Language Teacher (Spanish)
Newport News Public Schools
12507 Warwick Boulevard
Instructional - Grade Level - Elementary
Job Summary Position is responsible for creating a dual-language immersion (Spanish) classroom environment that ensures learning and personal growth of every student; establishing effective rapport with students; motivating students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for becoming a responsible citizen in accordance with each pupil’s ability; and to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members. Position will provide standards-based instruction in Spanish in two content areas with another teacher providing instruction in English in two other content areas. Fifty percent of the students will be native Spanish speakers and fifty percent will be native English speakers.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required) Must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or a related field. Must possess or be eligible for a Virginia Collegiate Professional License or Postgraduate Professional License with appropriate endorsement to teach elementary school. Must possess native or near-native proficiency in English and Spanish and a high degree of cultural competency. Must possess familiarity with second language acquisition pedagogy. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the public.
In order to review the full job description, please go to the following website: http://www.nnschools.org/hr/jobs/descriptions/Dual_Lang_Elementary_Tchr_Spanish.pdf
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