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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3044457
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 18, 2019

Job Description

The following vacancy exists in Goshen Community Schools for the 2019-2020 school year:


Waterford Elementary School

2nd Grade Spanish Dual Language Immersion Teacher


POSITION PURPOSE: The Spanish Dual Immersion Teacher will teach Spanish literacy skills and identified content subjects to 2nd grade students through the use of the Spanish language and using the Utah Foreign Language Dual Immersion Model.  The teacher will work in collaboration with an English-speaking teacher to provide instruction to students. 


The Spanish Dual Language Immersion Teacher will:

  • Provide learning experiences and teach lessons to meet objectives by following the approved Goshen Community Schools curriculum map, and the Utah Dual Language Immersion Model.
  • Teach 2nd grade students subjects exclusively using the Spanish language for the purpose of creating fluency in Spanish.
  • Teach basic elementary subjects in a dual language setting.
  • Facilitates active learning experiences fluently in Spanish, and immerses students in the Spanish language, literature, and culture, while teaching assigned core subjects.
  • Attend Dual Language Immersion training in Utah for 4 days in August



  • Valid Indiana License – Elementary
  • A score of Advanced-Mid on the OPIc Assessment for Spanish fluency


  • K-12 World Language/Bilingual Certificate
  • Be willing to participate in the Dual Language Bilingual Education Certification and coaching offered in conjunction with Purdue University.


Waterford Elementary School is a TAP school (Teacher and Student Advancement Program), so a comfort level with multiple observations/evaluations, peer/administrative feedback, collaborative work and imbedded professional development is essential.  



  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Organized
  • High energy – committed to teaching in collaboration with others
  • Can motivate students
  • Strong problem solver
  • Skilled at communicating with staff, students, and parents
  • Can model thinking and problem solving skills to students
  • Believes all students can learn
  • Understands the use of data in reaching and communicating goals
  • Fosters positive, validating relationships within the school community


HOURS:  School year - 184 days per year; 40 hours per week


SALARY:  Teaching Contract – 184 days


APPLICATION PROCESS:  In order to be considered for an interview, all applicants must have completed their on-line application at https://goshenschools.tedk12.com/hire.  Current GCS employees should click on the Internal link at the top of the page.  Please attach the following to your application:

  • Letter of interest
  • Up-to-date resume
  • Copy of current Indiana Teaching License
  • Three current letters of reference


For questions regarding this position please contact:

Karen Brock, Principal

Waterford Elementary School

65560 State Road 15

Goshen, Indiana 46526



The Goshen Community School's Board of School Trustees is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection of the applicant will be made without reference to race, color, creed, sex, age, handicap, or national origin.




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
  • Contact Information

    • Sarah Deegan
    • 613 East Purl Street
    • Goshen, Indiana 46526

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