NATIVE LANGUAGE TUTOR (SPANISH)

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3170364
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 6, 2019

Job Description

FRAMINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BROPHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 

 

TITLE:

Native Language Tutor

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide efficient and effective education and support services in the native language to a student or small group of students in a classroom setting. Help students to improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills by assisting the classroom teacher in fulfilling educational and behavioral goals for the program students.

 

OUR MISSION:

Framingham Public Schools is committed to excellence for all students. A core value, embedded in the district’s philosophy and goals, is that “all children will learn”. Offering an equitable access to education to all of our students hinges largely on providing the highest quality teachers in every school and classroom.  

 

Diversity among teachers undoubtedly advances the academic achievement of students. Compliance obligations establish the baseline; as a district, Framingham Public Schools are committed to achieving, developing and maintaining a workforce reflective of the rich racial, linguistic, and cultural diversity of our students. Framingham Public Schools aims to teach our children, and ourselves, to be culturally proficient and inclusive in order to live, learn, and work together in a vibrant and diverse world.  

 

Indeed, Framingham Public Schools is committed to inspiring our school community to be accepting and willing to learn from individuals with differing backgrounds. Our goal is to reflect the diverse community we serve and create a great place to work for everyone by embracing the individual skills, perspectives and experiences our people bring to the workplace and harnessing these for high performance and improved service delivery. We want our employees to feel included, valued and respected and have access to equal opportunity, which supports full participation at work. Framingham Public Schools seeks to retain the diverse talent in our workforce and support our people to maintain a long and productive working career.

 

Framingham Public Schools is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent is required.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITY:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Ability to communicate fluently verbally and in writing in English and the foreign language of this position. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to work well with others from diverse backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflicts; maintaining confidentiality; listening to others without interrupting; keeping emotions under control; remaining open to others’ ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit.

 

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Prior successful experience tutoring foreign language to students is strongly preferred.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

  • To assist the classroom teacher to differentiate instruction by working with individual and/or small groups of program (ELL) students speaking the same native language.
  • To carry out instruction in the native language planned by the classroom teacher within the classroom.
  • To provide assistance in gaining additional insight into academic, social, and emotional student development through recognition of home and cultural background.
  • To participate in workshops and professional development activities as requested by the school and/or district.
  • To write a narrative of the student’s performance in the native language for report card purposes and in communicating with parents.

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move about to provide services and may be required to occasionally traverse throughout the school building. The employee must also often remain in a stationary position for considerable periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and use hand strength to grasp tools. The employee must be able to input information into a computer and as well as read material from a computer monitor as well as handwritten or printed matter with or without visual aids. The employee must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents and other staff members in person and on the telephone. In the classroom, the employee must be able to see and hear on a continuous basis in order to ensure the safety of students as well as speak frequently to provide instruction. On rare occasions, it may be necessary to move quickly across even or uneven surfaces.

 

REPORTS TO:  

Building Principal and Assistant Director of Bilingual Education

The performance of this job will be evaluated by the Assistant Director of Bilingual Education.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Not Applicable

 

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) CLASSIFICATION:

This position is classified as Non-Exempt.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Per School Committee Policy. This is a non-benefit eligible position.

Schedule as needed based on the needs of the student(s).

 

HELPFUL LINKS: 


Framingham Policies & Procedures Handbook 

Only online applications will be accepted. Click here to apply!  

 

Framingham Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Framingham Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the District has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Framingham Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

 

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
    Instructional Support > Tutor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Framingham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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    Contact Information

    • Tiago Gadens , Staffing Manager
    • 73 Mt Wayte Ave
    • Framingham, Massachusetts 01702

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