Spanish Teacher

Focused Staffing

Job Category

Position: Spanish Teacher

Compensation: Pays up to $40 to $50 per hour

About the job

Basic Function:
Teachers plan and deliver rigorous, systematic, differentiated and targeted academic instruction to students to ensure students’ academic gains are accelerated, significant and measurable.
Essential Duties
  • Teach classes as assigned
  • Utilize effective and research-based academic assessment strategies
  • Collect and analyze student data results consistently to monitor progress and differentiate instruction to accelerate academic achievement
  • Differentiate instructional strategies to ensure students are motivated, engaged, challenged and accommodated based on diverse learning styles
  • Participate in IEP meetings as assigned
  • Practice identity-safe, culturally-relevant pedagogy
  • Provide students with regular constructive feedback to promote achievement
  • Plan units, lessons, and formative assessments
  • Compile and maintain records, such as attendance, behavior, and academic data
  • Develop positive relationships with school community that are aligned with LPS’ culture and values
  • Contribute to the cultivation of strong and cohesive professional learning communities
  • Communicates clearly and timely with parents/caregivers and colleagues to enhance learning opportunities
  • Participate in site and network professional development, meetings, and events as assigned
  • Serve on school leadership teams or committees as assigned
Other Duties
  • Perform related duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience
Any combination equivalent to:
  • a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
Licensing And Other Requirements
  • Valid California Teaching Credential with English Learner Authorization or a degree major in the subject area or at least 18 semester units or 9 upper division semester units in the subject area
  • Employment eligibility that may include fingerprints, tuberculosis and/or other employment clearance
Knowledge of:
  • Instructional programs, methods, and practices that differentiate and accelerate student learning and achievement
  • Leadership development practices and effective supervision
  • California standards, curriculum frameworks and current research-based practices and trends related to work scope
  • Culturally-responsive pedagogy
  • Adult learning principles and change management theory
  • Effective professional development practices, including data-based inquiry
Skills and Ability to:
  • Motivate, inspire and engage students
  • Support, monitor and evaluate instructional program effectiveness
  • Use and analyze data to accelerate student achievement
  • Guide students to analyze and improve their study methods and habits
  • Implement collaborative and team building processes
  • Plan, implement, and monitor high-leverage professional development
  • Facilitate dissent and conduct difficult and constructive conversations effectively
  • Provide timely and actionable feedback
  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Work effectively across diverse communities
  • Manage various projects and/or demands demonstrating flexibility and effective time-management skills
Working Conditions:
  • An instructional environment which includes indoor and outdoor activities
Physical Demands
  • Mental acuity
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • Hearing and speaking to communicate
  • Seeing to observe and read materials
  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
  • Pulling, pushing, lifting and/or carrying instructional materials and equipment
Job Location
Oakland, California, United States
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