Category: Full Time;
Position Title: GRADE 4 PORTUGUESE DUAL LANGUAGE TEACHER
Start Date: 09/05/2023
Location: Brockton Public Schools, MA
GRADE 4 UNIDOS PORTUGUESE-ENGLISH DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM
Manthala George Jr. Elementary School
Brockton Public Schools
Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 22, 2023 Starting Date: September 5, 2023
UNIDOS Portuguese-English Dual Language Immersion Program
Brockton Public Schools seeks Portuguese-speaking teachers for elementary grades who are prepared to teach, committed and passionate about a language approach to language acquisition and transforming and improving education outcomes for students.
Teachers are part of a two-person team in a successful 50%-50% model where students spend half of the day with their English-side teacher and part of their day with the Portuguese teacher in all content areas (language arts, math, social studies and science) and using all four domains (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Teachers integrate cultural components to enhance the experience of children in learning about the Lusophone traditions, customs, and history in appropriately developmental ways for the grade levels.
We are committed to supporting each team of teachers with the appropriate curriculum, resources and strategy implementation for dual language programming as well as the assistance of coaching. The Brockton Public Schools and Bilingual Department continue to strive for success for all students and continue the tradition of leadership in bilingual education.
Welcome to Manthala George Jr. Elementary School!
Mission Statement of George School Our core belief is that all children can learn, the mission of the George School is to maintain high expectations for students to reach their potential in academic and social growth. Vision Statement of George School By the end of grade five, all students at the George School will be proficient or above in all content areas as measured by district summative assessments. Students will also be able to demonstrate appropriate conduct and social interaction skills.
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Human Resources at Brockton Public Schools
43 Crescent Street
Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
Qualifications: Qualifications and Responsibilities Highlights
•Current and valid Mass. licensure (DESE)license in elementary education.
•Native literacy or assessed advanced proficiency in Portuguese and/or Portuguese language teaching license (passed Mass. MTEL in Portuguese or similar)
•Willingness to pursue DESE Bilingual Education Endorsement as required by Mass. State Law
•Successful experience teaching young learners and experience with second language acquisition (preferred).
•Strong organizational skills, time-management and communication skills.
•Demonstrate a high level of cooperation to work with grade level partner and dual language team.
•Teaching in a 50%-50% model program facilitating flexible scheduling to accommodate student daily transitions and continuation of content learning between two languages
•Participate and collaborate in building-based and department staff meetings.
•Create a positive, language rich, multicultural learning environment
•Cooperate in developing materials, assessments, and analyzing student assessment data to inform planning, developing targeted instruction and making instructional decisions as related to dual language instruction.
•Attend professional development sessions to contribute to the development and sustainability of dual language programming
•Understanding and commitment to the philosophy of dual language learning and teaching.
•Duties related to dual language teaching and learning and district goals for growing dual language programming.
•Fulfillment of Brockton Public Schools district and Dual Language Program requirements.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Language/Languages: Fluency in Portuguese and some intermediate high level English
Contact Name: Natalie Pohl, Principal, firstname.lastname@example.org; Gloria Cho, Department Head, email@example.com
Contact email for questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Instructions: Please click on this School Spring Link to review job description and apply: