Classroom Teacher - Highville Charter School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: World Languages
Job Title: Middle School Foreign Language
Job Location: Highville Charter School, New Haven, CT
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Spanish, 7-12 (023)
District: Highville Charter School
New Haven, CT 06511
Telephone: 203-287-0528
Job Description:

Job Title:  Spanish Teacher

Reports to:  Principal

Position Summary:  To develop in each student an understanding and appreciation of Spanish cultural regions of the world and the issues and challenges that unite and divide them; to provide opportunities for students to understand the Spanish language and dialects as it relates to culture, resource management, conflict, and human rights; and to create and implement Spanish curriculum to prepare students to be life-long global citizens.
  • 023 certification and experience teaching Spanish
  • Experience in curriculum writing
  • Ability to plan and support staff with global studies instructional strategies
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop a standards-based curriculum.
  • Provide whole group, individual, and small group instruction in order to adapt the foreign language curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual abilities, motivational skills, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Develop, administer, and evaluate quality formative and summative assessments.
  • Commitment to on-going professional development in content area and pedagogy.
  • Organize global studies themed events throughout the year.
  • Provide pre- and post-evaluation of the foreign language program.
Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:
  • Knowledge of cognitive development and learning styles.
  • Ability to write and implement a foreign language curriculum.
  • Excellent collaboration, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently as a self-starter in supporting the global mission of the school.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students and families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Work collaboratively with elementary, middle, and high school teams to differentiate instruction, integrate the foreign language curriculum with other academic and unified arts curriculum standards, and share print and non-print foreign language materials with teachers.
  • Experience in the use of educational technology.
To be considered for this position you must upload and send a cover letter, resume, Connecticut certification, transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Highville Charter School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Highville Charter School is committed to recruiting a diverse team of talented educators who are dedicated to developing each student’s individual, academic, social, and emotional capacities and growth within the classroom and beyond. Qualified candidates with a passion for urban education, a commitment to our Highville students, families and community, and who would like to be considered for current and future teaching opportunities within the district, are encouraged to apply.

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