Classroom Teacher - La Salle Middle School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Foreign Languages
Job Title: Foreign Language Teacher
Job Location: La Salle Middle School
Beginning: Jul 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Foreign Language
Certificate: Foreign Language - Spanish
Certificate: Foreign Language - French
District: La Salle Middle School
St. Louis, MO 63113
Telephone: 314-531-9820 EXT 1001
Job Description:

Job Title: Foreign Language Teacher
Are you ready to be part of a group of dedicated educators? Are you willing to push students to achieve academic excellence, foster caring and nurturing relationships, and serve their communities? Do you desire to work hard to educate the whole child?

Job Summary: La Salle Middle School seeks a motivated Foreign Language teacher responsible for teaching students how to speak, write, understand, and integrate language learning across their daily academic experience. Prospective applicants must maintain a strong belief that they can help close the achievement gap for all students, and must be all in when it comes to La Salle’s mission to transform children and our community through innovative education. Additionally, the applicant must be able to adhere to the mission and values of LaSalle Middle School; rooted in the Lasallian tradition of making quality education accessible to all, we provide excellence in education and promote service, justice, care, inclusivity, community, and zeal. We proudly proclaim, "I am somebody!".

Our students expect the ideal candidate to:
  • Teach students how to read, write, and understand foreign languages.
  • Provide instruction in literature and cross-cultural studies.
  • Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Develop students’ understanding and appreciation of the culture of countries where the Foreign language is spoken.
  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
  • Create a positive educational climate for students to learn.
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.
  • Create lesson plans and modify them accordingly throughout the year.
  • Maintain the grading platform.
  • Create projects designed to enhance lectures.
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Utilize various curriculum resources.
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the school principal or Executive Director
We expect the ideal candidate to have a: 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid teaching certificate  
  • Three or more years of teaching experience in an urban school setting 
  • Demonstrated strong achievement results with documented growth
  • Documentation of content expertise; ability to attain designation as Highly Qualified Teacher promptly

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