Elementary Spanish Teacher - .45 FTEHorizons K-8 SchoolPosition Description:This is a .45 FTE position teaching K-6 introduction to Spanish. Hours and days worked are based on elementary scheduling priorities, generally Mon-Thurs, 11:30 am to 3:45 pmEssential Duties and Responsibilities: The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of this position. Teach K-6 Spanish, focusing on exposure to Spanish language and cultureParticipate in other school based activities as neededQualificationsBachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution, with valid and current state teaching license, and highly qualified content knowledge. Substitute license accepted. Intermediate to advanced knowledge and understanding of the Spanish languageEnthusiasm to help students K-5 learn and explore Spanish language and cultureExcellent collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills.ExperienceTwo or more years of Elementary Spanish teaching is preferred but not required.Skill/Knowledge/Technology Proficient with google applications and gmail for communications. 21st Century Technology use in the classroom. Salary: Based on experience, education level, and placement on the Horizons K-8 Salary teacher schedule.Horizons K-8 School, located in south Boulder, has a rich history of academic excellence. The Horizons community takes great pride in attending to the whole child through an atmosphere of respect, responsibility, safety and kindness throughout the school. A consistently high-performing school, Horizons emphasizes multi-age groupings, full inclusion, service learning, teacher-guided student choice, community building, authentic and active learning experiences, outdoor education, use of technology, and student performances. Our 340 students are in classes of 18-19 with exceptional teachers. The school is governed through a concordance model that includes faculty, staff and parents. Portfolio-based assessments and student-led conferences replace traditional report cards and grades.Our mission is to guide students to become self-directed learners and community contributors in a respectful learning environment. At Horizons K-8 School we strive to make our school an exciting, inclusive place to work, teach, learn, create, and innovate by actively fostering a respectful and responsible environment where all community members - staff, students and families - are included.Horizons K-8 School is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries: Office for Civil Rights - Associated topics: art history, b.d., chinese, communication, history, human geography, humanities, journalism, school of humanities, writing
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