Classroom Teacher - Eagle College Preparatory Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Foreign Languages
Job Title: Spanish Teacher
Job Location: 3716 Morgan Ford Road, St. Louis, MO, 63116
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Foreign Language - Spanish
District: Eagle College Preparatory Schools
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 262-542-9546
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Job Description:
Job Purpose
 
Under the direction of the Principal, the Middle School Spanish Teacher will lead the instruction and training of scholars in the curriculum of world language. The Middle School Spanish Teacher will work to motivate each scholar to develop competencies, knowledge, and skills in aurally comprehending, speaking, reading, and writing a foreign language, in accordance with each scholar's ability; to interpret to scholars the culture of the countries where foreign language is spoken; to discover and develop special talents of scholars in foreign language communication.
 
 
Essential Responsibilities
 
  • Teaches skills and knowledge in foreign language instruction to secondary scholars, utilizing core curriculum and other appropriate learning activities approved by the Board of Education. Modern foreign language teachers teach aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Latin teachers concentrate primarily on the study of syntax, morphology, and vocabulary, with emphasis on reading and translation of classical literature.
  • Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the basic instructional philosophy.
  • Provides learning experiences which develop the basic communication skills, utilizing electronic equipment as appropriate.
  • Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each scholar.
  • Develops scholar understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where the studied language is spoken.
  • Evaluates each scholar's progress in aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing the foreign language in relationship to the level being taught.
  • Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids, and instructional supplies; maintains required inventory records.
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on scholar progress.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
 
Competencies
 
Serving Leader
  • Provide vigilant supervision for the physical safety and well-being of scholars while on campus or off-campus for school functions
Collaborative Relationships
  • Build rapport with scholars, parents, and families
  • Continually improve teaching skills by seeking out constructive feedback and professional development opportunities
Resource Management
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: attendance, behavior, student achievement data, grades, progress reports, parent communication, text books, etc.
Forming Character
  • Apply classroom management techniques and appropriate scholar corrections and disciplinary actions
  • Assume responsibility for scholar success by holding all scholars accountable to school-wide behavioral expectations
  • Recognize, celebrate and reward scholar achievement and character development
Academic Excellence
  • Establish a positive, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment where all scholars are invested in their academic excellence and character growth and can fulfill their potential
  • Set measurable, ambitious, and attainable goals for the year and each interim assessment cycle
  • Evaluate individual scholar academic progress through regular and varied assessments
 
Qualifications
 
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • State Teacher Certification
  • At least 1-3 years of world language teaching experience, urban experience a plus
  • Experience working with students and families in low income urban communities
  • K-12 Certification in World Langauge
  • Exceptional MS Excel Skills and strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proven track record of student achievement results
 
 
An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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