Job Opportunity: Secondary Spanish Teacher

posted Apr 1, 2015, 11:10 AM by Kim Curry

Plan, develop, and implement a program of study for high school students in the Spanish language, ensuring program meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of secondary students who take part in the foreign language program and foster awareness and appreciation of the Spanish culture and its impact on its community, country, and the world. Provide instruction on fundamentals and survival skills in the Spanish language through classroom teaching and interactive oral proficiency opportunities. Facilitate students' ability to read, write, speak, and understand Spanish and manage a multilevel class of Spanish learners. Work with students, parents, staff, and the community and complete all administrative tasks, including assessing the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and providing progress reports as required, communicating with parents and school administration, and attending conferences, seminars and other programs. Employ instructional methods and materials that are appropriate for meeting program objectives. Assist District specialists in identifying and working with students with special needs and plan and supervise assignments for teacher assistants and/or volunteer(s) as well as maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, District policies, and administrative regulations. Classes taught may be in more than one school building requiring travel between schools. 

Minimum requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Education, Foreign Language(s), or related field. Must have a valid Iowa Teaching Certificate with the appropriate endorsement(s). Must be fluent in written and oral Spanish. Full-time employment with benefits - 40 hours per week. Send resume to Joe Drake, Superintendent, Mt. Ayr Community Schools, 1001 East Columbus St., Mt. Ayr, IA 50854.