Under the direction of a site principal and vice principal, plan, implement, monitor, and assess a classroom instructional program for Junior High English- Language Arts (ELA)
Bachelor’s degree, including courses needed to meet credential requirements and student teaching classroom experience. Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience teaching English- Language Arts.
MAJORDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES (may include, but not limited to the following)
A Middle School ELA Teacher is responsible for the development, delivery, implementation, and monitoring of ELA curriculum, initiatives, and educational opportunities. He/she will collaborate with administration, teachers, and the community to organize and promote interdisciplinary activities that are aligned with the California Common Core State Standards -with the goals of our learning community.
Plan, implement, monitor, and assess a program, which is consistent with Diocesan and local site goals, philosophies and specific objectives based on assessment of student needs.
Establish and maintain standards of behavior needed to achieve a productive learning environment in the classroom.
Collaborate with faculty, staff and administration to assess and address student and professional needs.
Participate in curricular and extra-curricular school programs, assessment and development activities, student supervision, and meetings.
Communicate regularly with parents regarding standards, objectives, and student progress within the instructional program.
Provide a diverse learning environment for all learners and manage accommodations for students when needed.
Resurrection School, a Drexel School, is located in Sunnyvale, CA in the heart of Silicon Valley. As a Drexel School, the staff is committed to transforming Catholic education with an academically rigorous, cutting-edge approach to education in the Diocese of San Jose. We are seeking a compassionate individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of children, while working in a warm, welcoming and vibrant community of students, staff, and parents. The individual should be able to foster expectations spiritually, academically, socially, and emotionally in the classroom. The first grade teacher is an integral piece of the school’s faith-filled mission to begin the initial preparation for the sacraments of Reconciliation and First Holy Eucharist students receive in second grade.
The candidate should:
be a practicing Catholic and supportive of a faith-filled Catholic environment and able to teach a Religion curriculum based on school and Diocesan outcomes
plan, implement and monitor an academic program consistent with the goals of the Drexel Schools and the Diocese of San Jose
be knowledgeable of the CA Common Core standards, NGSS, and standards based report cards.
have experience working in a collaborative environment with several other enrichment teachers
possess effective and strong classroom management skills
be willing to make the necessary accommodations in order to ensure the success of students
be able to integrate technology and differentiated instruction to motivate and engage students in the learning process, while incorporating the blended learning and rotational model.
strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate student assessment and test scores
be open to communicating on a regular basis with the classroom parent community
be open to participating in various school committees outside of the classroom responsibilities
be able to work as a team and distribute duties with the instructional aide in the classroom
A California teaching credential or in the process of obtaining one is required.
To apply: Please e-mail or send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 references (with contact information and description of their relation to you professionally) to the following:
-To impart knowledge and develop skills of students that are relevant to Spanish language and are carried out as per the designed course curriculum
-To ensure that the students get in-depth understanding of the language and have respect and appreciation for the Spanish culture and literature
-To implement various activities and programs that will cater to the varying intellectual levels of the students
-To assess and evaluate the progress of each student in Spanish language related to reading, writing, and aural comprehension and speaking
-To enforce rules and regulations that will ensure a better conducive learning environment
-To maintain, update, and keep a track record of the student’s behavior, their discipline, and their performance in various assessments
Requirements/Essential Skills: (ie. education, good communication skills, evening/weekend hours, ability to lift 50 lbs.)
An ideal elementary Spanish teacher should have a passion for teaching, love and proficiency in Spanish language, and should enjoy being in the company of children. The teacher should have strong communication skills and should be able to teach and create an environment that is filled with fun to ensure better understanding. They should be able to design innovative instructional methods. The teacher should be able to maintain and update the records of the students and guide them on methods of improvization.
Elementary Spanish teachers basic requirement is that you should have a Bachelor Degree in education or Spanish language.
How to Apply:
Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax at 408-251-1740.