Spanish Teacher (SY 2023-24)

Leadership Public Schools

Job Category
Posted : 2023-07-07

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

Leadership Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.

Notification of Non-Discrimination Policy

Leadership Public Schools prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, parental, family, or marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex (sexual harassment), or sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Complaint forms are available at school sites and on the network webpage at

For inquiries or concerns regarding LPS nondiscrimination policy or the filing of discrimination complaints please contact:

Chris Harrell, Director of Student Services, Title IX Coordinator
99 Linden Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 510-830-3780 x115


Job Location
Oakland, California, United States
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