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HIGH SCHOOL MATH DUAL LANGUAGE SPANISH TEACHER(S) 2021-22 – Bellevue School District – Bellevue, WA

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

This position is responsible for Spanish language instruction in math for a majority of the instructional day.

COMMITMENT TO EQUITY:

The Bellevue School District is committed to a diverse workforce representative of our students, one that embraces and models cultural competency as an international community.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  • Foster an educational environment conducive to the learning and maturation process of assigned students; plan an instructional program designed to meet individual student needs and whole groups which may include “at-risk” or special needs youth; prepare lesson plans.
  • Use necessary and appropriate instructional methods and materials, which are suited to the well-being of students and to the nature of their learning activities, program and/or curriculum involved; implement established program or curriculum objectives; attend in-service training and continue to improve professional growth through study and experimentation to remain current in methods and techniques for instruction.
  • Establish and implement, in a positive and supportive manner, classroom policies and procedures governing student behavior and conduct; provide guidance, counseling, and discipline to encourage students to meet standards of achievement and conduct; make referrals for assistance where appropriate.
  • Confer with students, parents or guardians, and other staff, in an open and positive manner to provide guidance and evaluation and encouragement of student achievement.
  • Establish classroom goals and objectives, in conformance with courses of study specified by State and School District statutes, regulations and guidelines; evaluate and record student progress; prepare reports for parents or guardians.
  • Collect and interpret a variety of data; provide reports for administrative purposes.
  • Direct the activities of assigned non-certificated personnel.
  • Attend or participate in all required staff meetings and other activities deemed necessary by the District and/or building principal, in order to accomplish the objectives of the position and for professional development.


REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports directly to and is supervised by the Building Administrator


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
(positions in this class typically require)


Required:

  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish language required


Preferred:

  • Elementary teaching experience preferred
  • Previous experience in Dual Language program preferred


LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
(positions in this class typically require):

  • Possess or qualify for immediate issuance of valid Washington state teaching certification with endorsement in Elementary Education


KNOWLEDGE:
(position requirements at entry)

Knowledge of current curriculum and instructional practices such as teacher-directed instruction, literature-based reading, math problem-solving, use of math manipulatives, cooperative learning, and integrated curriculum.


SKILLS:
(position requirements at entry)

  • Ability and skills necessary to individualize instruction.
  • Commitment and ability to work with a full range of students including gifted, mainstreamed special education, English language learners, and students from diverse cultural and social backgrounds.
  • Ability to work with computers to develop students’ technical literacy and to assist students in learning other subjects.
  • Ability to work in a collective or team approach.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with students in multi-aged groups.
  • Ability to use varied assessments, including performance tasks, portfolios, and student self-assessment.
  • Ongoing professional development activities, such as college course work, professional associations, workshops, and in-service.
  • A strong and positive attitude that each student can be taught and has the right and capacity to achieve personal academic excellence.
  • Ability to meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations.
  • Ability to perform all duties in accordance with applicable Board policies and district and legal requirements.
  • Ability to meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. This position may be exposed to prolonged exposure to visual display terminals as required.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This is a general posting for one or more Teaching positions. Positions may be full or part-time and will be filled as specific openings are identified.

Certificated staff work the school year contract with placement on the District and BEA bargaining agreement salary schedule. Placement on the schedule is determined by training and experience. Benefits include retirement, medical, dental and other benefits, according to Board policy and contract specifications.. Benefits include retirement, medical, dental, vacation, holidays, and other benefits according to Board policy.


NOTE:

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Bellevue School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Title IX Coordinator: Jeff Lowell, 425-456-4010 or [email protected]; Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Heather Edlund, 425-456-4156 or [email protected]; Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator Alexa Allman 425-456-4040 or [email protected] Address for all three: 12111 NE 1st St., Bellevue, WA 98005.

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