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Elementary Instructional Teacher – Dual Language

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TITLE: Elementary Instructional Teacher – Dual Language


DEPARTMENT: Charter School


BASIC FUNCTIONS: Plan, implement, and deliver high quality instruction to elementary students in grades K-5th grade in a self-contained classroom. Teaching all subjects (Reading/writing, Science, and Social Studies) in both English and Spanish. Math is taught in English. Continuous collaboration and communication with colleagues, families and administration throughout the school year.


REPORTS TO: Charter School Executive Principal


FLSA: Exempt




Under the direction of the Executive Principal, The Dual Language Education Teacher demonstrates enthusiasm, energy, and a passion for teaching within every aspect of the position. The Instructional Teacher will be responsible for creating a learning environment that provides high quality instruction, in English and Spanish, for students while utilizing the charter school approved curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices. This position will collaborate with staff and parents to foster a positive team environment that will enrich each student’s learning and potential. The Instructional Teacher will work with families and students of diverse backgrounds and will hold a firm commitment that every child is provided with the opportunity to learn.


Job Responsibilities:


· Plan and implement high quality, standards aligned lessons for students in the class.

· Maintain appropriate classroom management during instruction.

· Utilize curriculum and resources to create lesson plans in both English and Spanish.

· Work with administration and colleagues to analyze data that informs instruction.

· Provide a positive learning environment of respect and rapport.

· Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.

· Perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Principal or CEO.


Job Skills Requirements:

· Demonstrates Basic computer knowledge, Basic knowledge of excel, word, and Google forms

· Demonstrates leadership in the classroom.

· Demonstrates enthusiasm towards students, parents, and staff.

· Demonstrate the ability to adapt to any situation inside and outside the classroom.

· Demonstrates organizational skills for the classroom.

· Demonstrates the ability to multitask and prioritize work.

· Demonstrates the ability to work as a team as well as independently.

· Demonstrates respect towards the students, parents, and coworkers.

· Demonstrate the ability to listen to others and remain receptive to new ideas.

· Demonstrate the ability to address criticism in an appropriate manner and develop constructive outcomes.

· Demonstrate sustained effort and enthusiasm in the quality and quantity of work.

· Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with staff, students, and the community.

· Demonstrate effective time management, organizational skills, and prioritization of work to meet the needs of the users.

· Demonstrate the ability to follow and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in Spanish and English.

· Demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and the ability to work independently.

· Demonstrate excellent human relations and interpersonal skills.


Fulfills professional obligations by complying with timelines, attending meetings, in-service, professional and parent conferences, as well as participating in special events of the school and the agency.


Licensure Requirements:

· Valid Wisconsin DPI Teaching License for grade level desired

Desired Characteristics:

· Bilingual English/Spanish

· Previous classroom teacher experience.

· Focused on delivering high quality, standards aligned instruction in Spanish and English (Math is taught in English)

· Driven to form meaningful, engaging relationships with staff, students and families.

· Collaborative by nature.

· Present a positive, student-centered approach to the teaching and learning process.

· Enthusiastic and optimistic regarding moving each learner forward.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with students, other faculty, staff, and parents as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. The position also entails significant walking, bending, standing, stooping, and possible physical interventions in order to maintain a safe learning environment Assignment may require the ability to physically move students or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs, position students in specialized equipment, and/or change diapers as needed.



· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· The employee will have unsupervised access to children that are part of La Casa’s educational programs.

· The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

· Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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