Job Product: Student understanding of Spanish that furthers the development of character and intellect.
General Purpose: The Spanish teacher is responsible for developing students’ academic excellence and virtue by creating a positive culture of inquiry and learning and providing students with challenging and meaningful learning activities and experiences.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates subject matter knowledge
- Spoken and written command of a standard version of Spanish
- Knowledge of culturally and historically significant literary and non-literary texts and authors associated with Spain; literary traditions, periods, and genres
- Characteristics of reading and writing pedagogy in Spanish
- Age appropriate songs, and games in Spanish
- Similarities and differences between Spanish and English
- Theories of, and differences between, first and second language acquisition
- Knowledge of the other arts (historical traditions, genres, and major artists) associated with Spain
- Knowledge of contemporary political, social, and artistic features of Spain
- Knowledge of the political, social and intellectual history Spain
Plans curriculum and instruction
Delivers effective instruction
Manages classroom climate and operation
Meets professional responsibilities
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Spanish, with at least 36 semester hours in Spanish courses
Colorado teaching license is not required
Prior teaching experience preferred, but is not required
$35,000 per year, based on ESSA qualifications; eligible for merit pay up to $2,000.
•Long-term disability insurance
•Paid time off