7TH/8TH GRADE SPANISH TEACHER: LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE


Galvin Middle School
Canton Public Schools
Canton, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3162211 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: October 16, 2019 Starting Date: September 2019

Job Description
3-month assignment to cover leave of absence (September through November).

Galvin Middle School seeks a highly qualified Spanish teacher who has native or near-native fluency in both languages. Near-native speakers should have experience studying, working and/or teaching abroad. Prospective candidates must have not only the knowledge, but also the capacity to design and implement effective, student-centered middle school world language curriculum units. The position consists of teaching five Spanish and working in departmental/grade-specific collaborative teams.

We are seeking dynamic professionals who will bring inclusive, differentiated, and purposeful standards-based instruction to the world language classroom. Applicants must be effective communicators who can articulate what they believe to be the essential ingredients of quality world language instruction and be able to deliver lessons in the target language that meet the academic and social-emotional needs of all learners. Successful applicants will be self-starters, able to design and implement instructional units and Integrated Performance Assessments informed by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and 2017 NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements, 21st Century Skills, Understanding By Design (UbD), and the essential design elements of Project-Based Learning (PBL). Candidates must be comfortable using a variety of technologies, such as a mobile Chromebook language laboratory and Google Classroom, and must demonstrate interest in integrating new technologies into his/her instructional repertoire. Experience with content-based instruction, TPR/S, CI, universal design for learning, and student travel is a plus.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Current Massachusetts DESE certification in Spanish
Successful student teaching experience
Three (3) current professional references
Experience integrating technology, including mobile/laptop language lab technology, into lessons.
Familiarity with the National Spanish Examinations
Ability to collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary instructional units and common assessments and to work in data teams
Flexible, dependable and organized
Excellent interpersonal skills
Passion for teaching the middle school learner

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


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Job Requirements
Current Massachusetts DESE certification in Spanish (5-12)
Successful student teaching experience
Three (3) current professional references
Experience teaching Spanish at the middle school level
Ability to collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary instructional units
Flexible, dependable and organized
Excellent interpersonal skills
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Heidi Olson, World Language Department Coordinator
    900 Washington Street
    Canton, Massachusetts 02021
    Phone: 781-821-5050
    Fax: 781-821-5052
    Email: olsonh@cantonma.org