ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SPANISH TEACHER (SY22-23) (#189)

Two Rivers Public Charter School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3431955
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 12, 2022

Job Description

Spanish Teacher 

Two Rivers Public Charter School is seeking a dynamic, dedicated Spanish teacher to become part of a vibrant educational community. 

 

Background 

Two Rivers Public Charter School serves a diverse group of over 970 students in preschool through eighth grade. Staff at Two Rivers create an exciting educational environment in which students and staff become a community of learners on a journey of discovery. Two Rivers uses Expeditionary Learning, an educational model that emphasizes interactive, hands-on, project-based learning. The school focuses on the whole child, recognizing the importance of character education and social-emotional needs of children while helping them achieve academic excellence. 

The Two Rivers staff share a strong belief that all children can learn and be high achievers. The curriculum at Two Rivers is rigorous, standards-based, and provides opportunities for students to excel in all areas. An integrated arts program and a content-based Spanish program augment the school’s demanding academic program. These elements come together through learning expeditions that allow students to incorporate and apply their classroom learning through real-world experiences. 

For more information about Two Rivers, please visit tworiverspcs.org and learnwithtworivers.org. 

 

We are Crew, not Passengers 

Teachers at Two Rivers are part of an energetic and caring team devoted to creating an incredible school. Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills: 

  • Passion for teaching a second language
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate curriculum across academic disciplines to contextualize the acquisition of Spanish language in expeditions
  • Dedication to teaching in ways that are interactive, hands-on, project-based, and promote self-discovery and critical thinking 
  • Commitment to achieve high academic achievement for all students 
  • Previous experience using data to inform instruction on an on-going basis 
  • Clear understanding of curriculum, instruction, and child development 
  • Commitment to meet the needs of every child in a diverse population 
  • Ability to establish an effective and efficient classroom culture 
  • Create a classroom environment that emphasizes and supports literacy and math across all content areas 
  • Capacity to nurture students and work collaboratively with families 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work as a member of a team 
  • Possess a professional growth mindset that contributes to a community of educators 

 

Qualifications

Candidates must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak Spanish fluently AND
  • Degree in Spanish, Spanish Education, or equivalent degree or
  • Bachelor’s degree and passing score on (1) Spanish: World Language World PRAXIS and (2) Languages Pedagogy PRAXIS or
  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of satisfactory lead teacher experience in Spanish or
  • Bachelor’s degree and active OSSE certification or active certification from another state



Benefits 

Two Rivers values its team of amazing educators. Teachers at Two Rivers receive: 

  • A competitive salary and benefits package 
  • The support of a welcoming and appreciative group of families 
  • A class of diverse students who are eager to learn and grateful for their school 
  • A team that values teachers and provides feedback, encouragement, and accountability
  • Colleagues with varying backgrounds and experiences, from all walks of life, who care about their work, work hard and want to have a good time while they’re doing it. 
  • An administrative team that provides support for children with challenges
  • Professional growth opportunities on-site and off-site 
  • Membership in a professional learning community that will challenge and excite eager educators—the staff’s work was featured in the book Data Wise in Action from Harvard University 
  • A strong, established school culture that supports academic and social learning
  • A network of schools that is committed to diversity and inclusion and being an anti-racist organization

 

Two Rivers is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 99
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Laura Sparks
    • 1227 4th Street NE
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20002

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