Foreign Language Teacher Job Openings

Middle School/High School Spanish Teacher

  Posting Date   April 26, 2017
  Closing Date   August 31, 2017
  School/Organization   Buckingham County Public Schools
  Language(s)   Spanish/English
  Location   Buckingham, VA
  Description  

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Teacher
LOCATION:
REPORTS TO: Building Administrator(s)
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
APPROVED ON:

SUMMARY
Performs complex professional work, providing teaching and/or training services to students in general instruction or in a specialized subject or assigned group of subjects; motivates students to develop skills in assigned subject matters; performs related work as required. Works with general supervision; limited supervision may be exercised over assigned paraprofessionals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TYPICAL TASKS
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Maintains and respects confidentiality of student and school personnel information
• Meets and instructs the students in assigned locations and at the designated times
• Designs coherent instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, current instructional practices, students, the community, and curriculum goals
• Plans instruction to achieve desired objectives that reflect the Virginia Standards of Learning and division curriculum guidelines
• Prepares for classes assigned and shows evidence of lesson preparation upon request of the building administrator(s)
• Diagnoses individual, group, and program needs and plans for the appropriate use of time, materials, and resources to match the ability and needs of all students
• Evaluates students' progress; provides students with specific evaluative feedback; maintains appropriate records and prepares progress reports
• Uses a variety of assessment strategies and instruments to make both short-term and long-range instructional decisions to improve student learning
• Administers standardized tests in accordance with established procedures
• Identifies and communicates specific student performance expectations; documents student learning gains using appropriate assessment instruments
• Demonstrates an understanding of curriculum, subject, and current instructional practices
• Creates learning experiences that make the subject matter meaningful for all students
• Understands that students differ in their learning styles and differentiates instruction to meet diverse student needs
• Uses appropriate materials, technology, and resources in a manner that promotes the development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills
• Selects, evaluates, and refines a variety of teaching methods and instructional strategies for the active engagement of students and improvement of student learning
• Implements a classroom management policy that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff
• Ensures the adequate and safe supervision of students
• Manages classroom procedures to maximize academic learning time
• Establishes and maintains positive rapport with students
• Motivates students to achieve maximum potential
• Creates a supportive learning environment for all students that encourages social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation
• Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
• Reports any pertinent information to the building administrators in case of child endangerment, neglect, or abuse
• Uses effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to foster positive interactions in the classroom
• Works collaboratively with staff, families, and community resources to support the success of a diverse student population
• Models professional, moral, and ethical standards as well as personal integrity in all interactions
• Takes responsibility for and participates in a meaningful and continuous process of professional development
• Maintains licensure at the state and/or national level; assumes responsibility for professional growth and keeps materials, supplies, and skills up-to-date
• Works in a collegial and collaborative manner with peers, school personnel, and the community to promote and support student learning
• Provides service to the profession, the division, and the community
• Complies with and supports school and division regulations and policies
• Communicates with students, student counselors and parents through conferences and other means
• Participates in curriculum development, faculty committees, and student activity sponsorship, as requested
• Assumes responsibilities outside the classroom as they relate to school;
• Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities
• Performs related duties as assigned by the building administrator(s) in accordance with the school/division policies and practices
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of subject(s) taught; thorough knowledge of elementary, secondary or special education principles, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching; thorough knowledge of school division rules, regulations and procedures; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to deliver articulate oral presentations and written reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, administration, and parents.

  Requirements  

Valid VDOE teaching license with appropriate endorsement

  Contact Info  

Brian Green
Director of Human Resources

World Language Teacher

  Posting Date   April 25, 2017
  Closing Date   Open Until Filled
  School/Organization   Northumberland High School
  Language(s)   Spanish
  Location   Heathsville, VA
  Description  

Participate in curriculum review and design.
Implement a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives.
Diagnose and evaluate student abilities and progress in a timely and consistent manner.
Monitor student progress and adjust instruction accordingly.
Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports.
Effectively implement district initiatives.
Must be literate and fluent in Spanish.
Teach and help students communicate and understand the Spanish language. Encourage
students to practice vocabularies learned and assist students in accurately listening, speaking,
writing and reading Spanish. Techniques such as role-playing, dialogue, language games,
literature, film, and other formal exercises can be used in teaching Spanish.
Effectively collaborate with department and grade level teachers.

  Requirements  

Must hold or be eligible for Virginia Department of Education Teacher Certification
with endorsement in Spanish.

1. Abide by state statutes, school board policies and regulations.
2. Attend meetings and performs duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.
3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and
facilities.
4. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and
administrative regulation.
5. Serve on committees as assigned.
6. Remain current on instructional practices in education. (e.g. instructional technology)

  Contact Info  

Contact Dr. Holly Wargo, Superintendent hwargo@nucps.net or Carol Badenoch, Human Resources cbadenoch@nucps.net

Lecturer in Spanish

  Posting Date   April 21, 2017
  Closing Date   July 21, 2017
  School/Organization   Longwood University
  Language(s)   Spanish
  Location   Farmville, VA
  Description  

Longwood University seeks candidates for a full-time lectureship in Spanish. The one-year position begins August 10, 2017 and may be renewable annually for a maximum of five years pending yearly performance reviews. The program in modern languages endorses active, communicative instruction that leads students to proficiency at the intermediate level. Lecturers teach courses in beginning and intermediate Spanish and are normally responsible for 15 credits per semester. Additional summer online teaching opportunities are possible. No service will be required or expected. Requirements: MA or PhD in Spanish and evidence of effective college-level instruction.

Longwood University is a selective, state-supported institution in central Virginia founded in 1839. The salary is $42,000 annually. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background check is required. Review of applications will begin immediately. To apply, please send a single .pdf attachment including a CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, and a cover letter describing the candidate’s philosophy of teaching to

Dr. Wade Edwards, edwardswa@longwood.edu
Department of English and Modern Languages
Longwood University
Farmville, VA 23909

  Contact Info  

French teacher

  Posting Date   April 19, 2017
  Closing Date   Open Until Filled
  School/Organization   Richmond Public Schools
  Language(s)   French
  Location   Richmond, VA
  Description  

Albert Hill Middle School is in need of a part time teacher to teach French 1-b to 14 8th graders for the coming school year 2017-2018. The class meets for one period every other day.

  Requirements  

Must be a certified teacher in the State of VA.

  Contact Info  

Please contact Principal Sears at Albert Hill Middle School by email or phone at 804-780-6108 to get more information or to schedule an interview.

French Teacher - REPOSTED

  Posting Date   March 22, 2017
  Closing Date   March 29, 2017
  School/Organization   Frederick County Public Schools
  Language(s)   French
  Location   Winchester, VA
  Description  

Frederick County Public Schools, located in the Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, is anticipating teaching vacancies in many subject areas K-12. This award winning, highly successful school division cares deeply for its students and staff, maintains modern facilities, has a comprehensive curriculum, and offers a wide range of programs including regional special education and career and technical education offerings. With Frederick County Public Schools you will receive a strong benefit package, reside in a beautiful area of Virginia, just 65 miles west of Washington, D.C. and work in schools which are technologically rich.

  Requirements  

Eligible for, or hold, a Virginia License with an endorsement in French.

This teaching assignment is effective with the 2017-2018 school year.

  Contact Info  

Please visit our website www.frederick.k12.va.us in order to complete an online application.