High School Spanish Teacher

Job Title: High School Spanish Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Los Angeles
Reference: P11254
Job Published: June 14, 2018 10:15

Job Description

Habla español? Are you talented at creatively explaining linguistics? Are you exceptional at showing students the Spanish language and culture?  

Excellent! Read on... We've been looking for you!

We’re seeking a Spanish teacher who is organized, collaborative,  and empathetic to teach grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 year. The position is at a charter school belonging to a private/public partnership in South Los Angeles.

The right educator has a strong work ethic and aspires to be a leader within the school organization, proactively providing recommendations and accommodations for at-risk students to general education teachers.

In addition to using a variety of instructional strategies and resources to respond to students’ diverse needs and interests (including prescribed educational software and intervention curriculum), the educator facilitates learning experiences that promote autonomy, interaction and choices and engage students in problem solving, critical thinking and/or other activities that make subject matter meaningful.

As an educator in this urban setting, the teacher quickly builds rapport in large classroom settings while exhibiting superb classroom management and monitoring through “line of sight” supervision.

They are skilled at daily grades/points, progress notes, progress reports, report cards, goals and objectives, incident reports, and behavior data.

The right educator excels at administering lessons aligned with Common Core and collaborating with all stakeholders to create a college-going culture that is challenging and supportive of first-generation, college-bound students. 

The educator arrives at 7:40am and remains on campus until 3:30pm and is comfortable leading before/after school tutoring sessions 2-4 days a week.

The charter school is set within an urban empowerment zone just south of downtown Los Angeles and belongs to a private/public partnership that comprehensively serves the needs of its students in preparation for them to take their rightful place as confident and courageous citizens, eager to achieve and contribute to a global society.

It’s vision is to graduate and prepare students to succeed in college and eventually enter the workplace as an informed and productive employee, entrepreneur, and community leader who will act as a responsible citizen.

The high school serves 480 students, with the populations being 94% Hispanic and 97% receiving free and reduced lunch.

It seeks educators passionate about providing innovative instructional strategies, where every student is treated as gifted and expected to succeed.

The school offers full-benefits and State Teachers’ Retirement System.

Compensation is DOE. Salary ranges from $49,479-89,117.

  • Clear California Teaching Credential in Spanish
  • at least 3 years of teaching experience in an urban setting
  • a Bachelor's degree in Spanish or Education, Master's preferred 

  • Facility with Spanish; Bilingual in Spanish or Korean highly encouraged to apply  
  • Consistent attendance, punctuality and dependability
  • Resilient, empathetic and kind
  • High behavioral expectations and strong classroom management skills
  • Commitment to continuous professional development
  • Sense of humor and love of teaching