Spanish Teachers Grades K-1 to Grade 1

Lawrence, MA
Exempt (Salary)
Depends on Experience  Annual
Full Time

• Teach students to read and write in Spanish.
• Provide the instructional program for students to reflect the goals of a Dual-Language Program.
• Ensure consistent discipline practices and integration with the classroom instruction.
• Participate in the monthly RTI (Response to Intervention) meeting for assigned grade levels.
• Meet weekly with grade-level classroom teachers to support parallel skills in two languages.
• Assist with standardized test administration or translation as requested by Head of School.
• Communicate with parents to ensure a cooperative family partnership in accord with the school’s mission and to increase student achievement.
• Participate in and adopt school-based professional learning, innovations and technology advances.
• Invest in personal and professional development through on-going training in accord with an approved professional development plan.

• Fluent in Spanish and English
• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Education or appropriate content subject area
• 3 years’ experience preferred
• Massachusetts Certification in Foreign Language Instruction at the levels matching position openings
• Strong commitment to education reform initiatives, particularly raising educational equity for low-income and linguistic minority students
• Experience teaching urban students of Hispanic backgrounds preferred
• Support the two-way language goals of the school.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member of the grade-level staff and school community
• Commitment to the specific mission and goals of LFDCS
• Demonstrated excellent communication skills (oral and written)
• Demonstrated interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills