Category: Part Time;
Position Title: 0.8 French/Spanish Teacher
Start Date: 09/04/2018
Location: Galvin Middle School (Canton Public Schools, Canton, MA)
Galvin Middle School in Canton, MA seeks a highly qualified dual-certified French/Spanish teacher who has native or near-native fluency in both languages. Near-native speakers should have experience studying, working and/or teaching abroad. Prospective candidates must have not only the knowledge, but also the capacity to design and implement effective, student-centered middle school world language curriculum units. The position consists of teaching four seventh grade classes and working in departmental/grade-specific teams. Other important duties include helping to plan and chaperone the 7th grade cultural trip to Montreal as well as preparing and administering The National French Contest/Le Grand Concours and the National Spanish Examinations.
We are seeking dynamic professionals who will bring inclusive, differentiated, and purposeful standards-based instruction to the world language classroom. Applicants must be effective communicators who can articulate what they believe to be the essential ingredients of quality world language instruction and be able to deliver lessons in the target language that meet the academic and social-emotional needs of all learners. Successful applicants will be self-starters, able to design and implement instructional units and Integrated Performance Assessments informed by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and 2017 NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements, 21st Century Skills, Understanding By Design (UbD), and the essential design elements of Project-Based Learning (PBL). Candidates must be comfortable using a variety of technologies, such as a mobile Chromebook language laboratory and Google Classroom, and must demonstrate interest in integrating new technologies into his/her instructional repertoire. Experience with content-based instruction, TPR/S, CI, universal design for learning, and student travel is a plus.
Qualifications: • Current Massachusetts DESE certification in French and Spanish
• Additional DESE certification in American Sign Language (ASL), German, or Mandarin a plus
• Master's degree and successful student teaching experience
• Three (3) current professional references
• Experience integrating technology, including mobile/laptop language lab technology, into lessons.
• Familiarity with National French Contest and the National Spanish Examinations
• Ability to collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary instructional units and common assessments and to work in data teams
• Flexible, dependable and organized
• Excellent interpersonal skills
Language/Languages: French and Spanish
Contact Name: Heidi Olson
Contact email for questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Instructions: Please apply online at www.schoolspring.com (search JOB ID 2994693). The direct link is https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2994693.