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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3163286
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : August 23, 2019

Job Description

Holland Public Schools

Vacancy Announcement - TEACHER:  Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Elementay





LOCATION:  Holland Language Academy


STARTING DATE:  As soon as possible


OVERVIEW:  Two-way Bilingual Immersion (TWBI) is a dual language education approach in which two languages are used for instruction.  At Holland Public Schools the partner language is Spanish.


The unique feature of this type of instruction is that in a TWBI environment approximately the same number of native English speakers and native speakers of the partner language (Spanish) are enrolled, and these two groups are integrated for all or most of the school day.  In this unique setting, all students have the opportunity to “model” their native language as well as “learn” the second language.


This program involves instruction through two languages, where Spanish is used for a significant majority of the students’ instructional day.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The person selected for this position will be the one who offers the best  combination of training, experience and attributes in accordance with the following:


  1. Bachelor’s Degree from an approved college or university.
  2. Valid, current, K-8 all subjects certification from the State of Michigan.
  3. Fluency and proficiency in Spanish REQUIRED (Oral and Written) – Native Spanish speaker preferred.
  4. Ability to be responsible for all aspects of instruction for students in classrooms where      both English and Spanish languages are integrated.
  5. Ability to work well with students, staff and parents.
  6. Ability to demonstrate mature judgment and moral and ethical behavior.
  7. Ability to project a positive outlook, manner and appearance.
  8. Must meet the requirements of recent School Safety Legislation – 2005 PA 129-131 and 138 (Complete FBI fingerprints required)


COMPENSATION and WORK YEAR:    In accordance with the Board of Education/HEA Contract.


METHOD OF APPLICATION:  All candidates should apply for this position online at: www.hollandpublicschools.org.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Bilingual Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Contact Information

    • LeeAnne Archer
    • 320 West 24th Street
    • Holland, Michigan 49423

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