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Teacher - 4th Grade - Dual Language Immersion (English)

Company: Glendale Elementary School District
Location: Glendale
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGlendale Elementary School DistrictDual Language Immersion Teacher (English)Purpose StatementTo lead students toward the fulfillment of their potential by translating the district curriculum goals and objectives into learningexperiences for each individual student in the district participating in the Dual Language Immersion Program.Essential Functions Plans and implements the District approved program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs,interests and abilities of students with the district curriculum. Uses effective teaching techniques and materials to implement established curriculum goals and objectives and usestechniques and materials to integrate the teaching of language through academic content areas. Prepares a weekly written lesson plan describing daily learning experiences. This weekly lesson plan is to be correlatedwith the aims and/or objectives in the curriculum guide and/or course outline for academic content areas and English languagedevelopment. Monitors and assesses student progress and communicates the same on a regular basis to students and theirparents. Diagnoses, instructs and evaluates specific student needs and seeks assistance of district specialists as required. Communicates aims and/or objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language. Creates a classroom environment that is cognizant of the dignity of the teacher, students and other staff. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing the development of proper student behavior. Develops and implements reasonable classroom rules of behavior and procedures, which are conducive to learningin a fair and just manner. Creates educational experiences that provide each student the opportunity to develop his/her potential in the areasof personal-social adjustment, decision-making, positive self-image and other life skills. Promotes and follows the adopted school district philosophy, policies, regulations and administrative procedures. Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, students, parents and community in a positive, professional andethical manner. Opens lines of communication with students and parents on the academics and behavioral processes of students. Assumes legal responsibility for the supervision of students on school property or in attendance at schoolsponsored activities. Maintains and strives to improve professional competence. Assumes individual responsibilities which may be assigned by the principal/supervisor and which may relate to committeework, student activities, student supervision or other planning and professional assignments. Maintains accurate, complete, legible and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, methods and in selectingmaterials. Is alert to hazardous or dangerous conditions that could threaten the safety of students and staff.Other Functions Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning ofthe work unit.Job Requirements: Minimum QualificationsSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesSKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in orderto meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of thejob include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent softwareapplications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; readtechnical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to defineissues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions ofthe job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements;stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.Dual Language Teacher (English)ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizingdefined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with adiversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problemsolving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independentinterpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies requiredto satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting tochanging work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours.ResponsibilityResponsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing otherpersons within a small work unit; tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of resources from other work units is oftenrequired to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization's services.Work EnvironmentThe usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasionallifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/orcrawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. Thejob is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.Experience: Minimum of 3 years previous teaching experience preferable in working with second language learners. Team-teaching experience preferable. Evidence of a comprehensive background in child development, instructional strategies,classroom curricular implementation, learning theory and effective school research.Education: Bachelor's degree or above from an accredited four-year college or university.Equivalency:Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses Valid Arizona teacher's Certificate for the appropriategrade level and/or subject matter. Possess Bilingual, ESL or SEI endorsement as requiredby state and/or federal regulations or District policy andprocedures. Possess an Early Childhood endorsement as required bystate and/or federal regulations or District policy andprocedures.ClearancesIVP Fingerprint Clearance Card, Measles/RubellaImmunity/Vaccination, Valid form I-9FLSA Status Approval Date Salary GradeExempt CertifiedDual Language Teacher (English)

Keywords: Glendale Elementary School District, Glendale , Teacher - 4th Grade - Dual Language Immersion (English), Education / Teaching , Glendale, Arizona

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