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French and Spanish Dual Language Program Teachers Needed

| January 6, 2015

PS 133 is looking for teachers for both French and Spanish Dual Language Programs.

Requirements:

Due to the high volume of  submissions, we will not consider applications that don’t follow the requirements below.

  • New York State Certification  in Childhood Education Grades K-6 with a Bilingual Extension (1-6)

or at minimum

  • New York State Certification with French or Spanish fluency. (NYSED requires 12 credits in coursework and an additional exam for bilingual extensions)
  • All candidates must have a base certification and their language ability assessed both orally and written in both English and French.
  • Commitment to, or showing proof of registering to take the Bilingual Education Assessment exam, or having passed it via  http://www.nystce.nesinc.com
  • Commitment to enroll in and successfully taking the necessary 12 credit coursework in bilingual education and applying for the bilingual  education extension with www.NYSED.gov

All candidates MUST have:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of satisfactory service as a teacher in the New York City Public Schools.
  • American citizenship (or permanent residency).
  • Oral and written fluency in French or Spanish and English.

Selection Criteria:      

  • Demonstrated written and oral fluency in French or Spanish and English.
  • Demonstrated success in incorporating hands-on and cooperative learning activities
  • Knowledge and application of best practices in instructional strategies and techniques
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with colleagues and parents/caregivers

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily instruction in French or Spanish and English across all content areas aligned to the New York State Learning Standards and Common Core Learning Standards
  • Engage students in meaningful inquiry-based lessons and activities
  • Assess students’ ongoing performance and provide intervention as needed
  • Confer and report performance of students to their families and administration
  • Participate in ongoing Professional Development
  • Maintain student progress reports

Hours: 8:20am-3:10pm

Salary:  As per UFT Collective Bargaining Agreement

Application:  Please email a letter of application which includes your resume and a writing sample in French or Spanish to opportunities@ps133brooklyn.org

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