Open Positions for Frontier Academy

Openings as of 3/23/2018

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Openings as of 3/23/2018
Elementary School Teaching

  • k-12 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Specialist JobID: 224
  • Position Type:
      Elementary School Teaching/ESL

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Frontier Elementary

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:
      open until filled

  •   Nature and Scope of Job:
    The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Specialist (CLD) acts as an advocate for the student, arranging for appropriate resources when necessary, teaching small groups, and providing appropriate classroom support for teachers and instructional staff. The CLD Specialist will work closley with administration and staff to develop and provide high yield professional development.

    • Possess a valid Colorado Teacher License with appropriate endorsement in the area you are teaching or obtain one prior to start.
    • Must be Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) endorsed.
    • Possess a strong understanding of current learning theories for ELs and state of the art pedagogy of English language acquisition.
    • Experience embedding WIDA standards within Colorado Academic Standards for general education classrooms.
    • Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with students, staff members, parents and administrators.
    • Bilingual/Biliterate in Spanish & English desired.
    • Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
    • Experience and/or skills working with culturally diverse populations desired.
    • Ability to plan, provide and impliment professional development for staff

    Essential Job Functions:
    • Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students;
    • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students;
    • Maintains a discipline and classroom control that fosters a safe and positive environment for all student and staff in accordance with school and county policies;
    • Ensures adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all students;
    • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum standards, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and communicates these objectives to students;
    • Uses instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives and standards;
    • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required;
    • Diagnoses the learning abilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required;
    • Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis;
    • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the  classroom in a fair and just manner;
    • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for instructional assistants and/or volunteer(s), and works cooperatively with department heads;
    • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required;
    • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media to meet the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved;
    • Implements students' IEP plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate;
    • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, school policy, and administrative regulation;
    • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms;
    • Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods;
    • Accepts a share of the responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned;
    • Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities;
    • Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students;
    • Creates a plan for professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning;
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Maintains confidentiality regarding students' information. 

    Application Procedure:
    Apply Online

    Selection Procedure:
    Applicants will be contacted for an interview

Postings current as of 3/23/2018 5:49:59 PM CST.

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