Haitian Creole Bilingual Curriculum Assistant

| May 9, 2014

Job Title: Haitian Creole Bilingual Curriculum Assistant

No. of Openings: 1 or 2

Wage: $35 an hour

Duration: 10 hours a week for 10 weeks, May-July

Employment Start Date: ASAP

Employment End Date: July. The position has the potential to continue until May 2015.

Job Description:

• Participate in training and orientation to NYS curriculum project

• Review the Bridges and SIFE curricular documents

• Participate training in Ofelia Garcia’s Translanguaging and Bilingual Ed theory

• Participate in training for transadaptation of units of study

• Transadapt selected curriculum components into home language: essential

questions, vocabulary, text questions, journal prompts, directions, end of unit

assessments, etc.

• Identify and catalogue home language texts to support module themes and

topics

• Translate introductory letter for parents in home language

• Identify relevant home language resources

• Produce audio recordings of central texts that have been transadapted

• Develop cultural and linguistic overview of SIFE for teachers

Qualifications: Fluent in Haitian Creole, translating experience ideal, working with SIFE population also ideal

Send CV and cover letter to Prema.Kelley@gmail.com

Location: New York, NY

Job Category: Education, Bilingual Education, Urban Education, Foreign language: Interpreters, Translators, Curriculum Development, Teaching English as a Second Language

Position Type: Part-time

Expiration date: May 30, 2014