Spanish (.6) Great Valley Middle School and Gifted Support Teacher (.4) Great Valley High School
Great Valley School District
Location: Malvern, Pennsylvania
Middle/Junior High thru High School
Collective Bargaining Agreement Salary Schedule based on experience and education levels.
Under the general supervision of the School Principals, to develop students' knowledge, skills and abilities in comprehending, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish, and to develop an understanding and appreciation of the native culture of the countries where the language is the primary means of communication. The Gifted Support Teacher position will provide case management assistance. Training will be provided in the writing of GIEPs.
Develops and administers foreign language education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
Teaches knowledge and skills in a language other than English, including comprehension, grammar and syntax, sentence and paragraph structure, composition, vocabulary and proper word usage, colloquialisms, communication and translation of literature.
Develops student understanding and appreciation of the cultures and mores of countries where the language is the predominant or a major means of communication.
Recognizes current methods of classroom instruction and incorporates such in practice.
Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
To apply, please complete the online application by going to: https://www.applitrack.com/gvsd/onlineapp/, submit a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of reference, (one must be from a direct supervisor), Pennsylvania Spanish teaching certification, unofficial transcripts, and current Act 34, Act 151, Act 114, and Act 24 (PDE6004 Form) clearances.