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Date Added: Fri 04/06/2021

21-22 School Year 1St Grade English Teacher

Denver, CO, US
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Company: GLOBAL VILLAGE ACADEMY

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Global Village Academy is an innovative charter school. Students learn core content through language immersion in their choice of French, Spanish, Mandarin, German or Russian (depending on the school). GVA is truly a "global village." Our immersion teachers come from all over the world, each bringing their unique culture and language into the classroom. United by a common core, students are challenged to become world class thinkers, capable of engaging ideas using multiple languages and cross-cultural perspectives, through internationally bench-marked curriculum spanning each language village.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and instruct English classes for elementary school grade levels.
  • Help students read fluently, comprehend what they are reading, spelling, grammar, vocabulary, and writing.
  • Plan developmentally appropriate lessons based on different genres.
  • Use data analysis to monitor student achievement.
  • Collaborate with other teachers including immersion teachers to insure instruction is always meeting the needs of all learners.
  • Demonstrate sound professional teaching and classroom management skills to facilitate learning.
  • Use oral and written language skills accurately and effectively.
  • Maintain accurate records of student academic and behavioral progress, attendance, test scores and personal information.
  • Carry out formal and informal assessments of student achievement.
  • Integrate the assessments to design appropriate lesson planning and effective teaching strategies to accommodate diverse student needs and learning styles.
  • Support the mission and curriculum of the school.
  • Other duties as assigned by Principal.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree or higher.
  • Must have passed the PLACE or PRAXIS Exam in Elementary Education.
  • Background, training endorsement and/or certification in English and/or Early Childhood Literacy is preferred.

RELOCATION IS NOT PROVIDED FOR THIS POSITION.

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