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Elementary Teacher Dual Immersion Kindergarten Program (Spanish/English)

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3/27/2013
Connie Trimble
connietrimble@burbankusd.org
818-729-4415
1
183 days
Full Time
4/19/2013 5:00 PM Pacific
$44,962.00 - $75,976.00
Date Posted:
3/27/2013
Application Deadline:
4/19/2013 5:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
183 days
Salary:
$44,962.00 - $75,976.00
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Connie Trimble Email: connietrimble@burbankusd.org Phone: 818-729-4415
The Burbank Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
The Burbank Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
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ELEMENTARY TEACHER

BILINGUAL (SPANISH/ ENGLISH) DUAL IMMERSION  KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM

 BASIC FUNCTION

Provide an educational program that is developmentally and academically appropriate for students in a Bilingual Dual Immersion (Spanish/English) Kindergarten Program.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

General Duties:

  • Assess student academic behavioral, and language development needs.
  • Plan and implement lessons and prepare instructional materials appropriate to subject taught and students’ needs (in both English and Spanish).
  • Instruct students using techniques and strategies appropriate to grade level and class of kindergarten students participating in an 80:20 (Spanish/English) Dual Immersion Program.
  • Monitor student progress through assignments, observation of classroom participation, daily work, and record of assessment results.
  • Evaluate assignments and classroom work, and use these evaluations to inform the instructional program.
  • Evaluate student progress and prepare progress reports.
  • Monitor and control student behavior.
  • Monitor and report student tardies and attendance.
  • Maintain student attendance records.
  • Conduct parent teacher conferences in English and in Spanish.
  • Contact and meet with parents.
  • Order supplies appropriate to assignment.
  • Order instructional and audio visual materials appropriate to assignment.
  • Counsel students.
  • Perform first-aide.
  • Maintain classroom environment appropriate to grade level, student needs, and the operational needs of a Dual Immersion Program.
  • Supervise outdoor playtime.
  • Prepare programs such as holiday program, May Festival, Patriotic Assembly.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate and as may be assigned.

Other Required Responsibilities:

  • Attend and conduct Back-to-School Night and Open House nights.
  • Supervise parent volunteers, high school tutors, cross-age tutors.
  • Report suspected child abuse.
  • Develop and/or maintain records such as cumulative student files and student profiles.
  • Supervise students before school and during playtime and/or recess.
  • Supervise and plan aide’s involvement with classroom activities.
  • Prepare for and attend grade level meetings, Student Study Team meetings and IEP meetings.
  • Participate in staff development. Prepare school bulletin boards.

Optional Assignments

  • Participate in the writing and revision of the Dual Immersion kindergarten curriculum.
  • Attend professional conferences, workshops, and classes.
  • Supervise activities such as picnics, author’s day, dances, carnival, jog-a-thon, clubs, and chorus.
  • Attend Elementary Advisory Committee meetings and District Elementary Task Force meetings.
  • Attend special meetings for parents.
  • Participate in faculty committees.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Knowledge of: 

  • Philosophical basis and rationale of Dual Immersion elementary programs.
  • Operation of Dual Immersion kindergarten instructional program.
  • Early childhood development.
  • Child growth and development.
  • Curriculum subject matter appropriate to assignment.
  • Instructional techniques and strategies for kindergarten students.
  • Laws and regulations appropriate to assignment.
  • Operation of equipment.
  • Behavior management techniques and strategies appropriate for kindergarten students.

Ability to:

  • Communicate clearly with students in both English and Spanish.
  • Manage student behavior.
  • Adapt to wide variety of student needs, and differential linguistic abilities
  • Manage and organize a kindergarten classroom.
  • Communicate with staff, students, parents, community members, and supervisors (in both Spanish and English)
  • Present classroom materials relevant to student needs.
  • Meet individual student needs.
  • Keep records and evaluate.
  • Recognize emotional and academic problems.
  • Plan and implement curriculum in two languages.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possession of a valid Multiple Subject California Credential, preliminary or clear.
  • Successful student teaching and/or teaching experiences with primary grade students.
  • Possession of credential authorizing instruction in a bilingual classroom.

 

Requirements for Applying

Multiple Subject Credential (Preliminary or Clear) NCLB Compliance BCLAD

Burbank Unified School district's application must be submitted online for consideration of position. Please go to the district website at www.burbankusd.org and click on Employment, then Certificated Apply online and follow the directions there.

      Requirements for Applying

      Multiple Subject Credential (Preliminary or Clear) NCLB Compliance BCLAD

      Burbank Unified School district's application must be submitted online for consideration of position. Please go to the district website at www.burbankusd.org and click on Employment, then Certificated Apply online and follow the directions there.

          BASIC FUNCTION Provide an educational program that is developmentally and academically appropriate for students in a Bilingual dual Immersion (Spanish/English) Kindergarten Program.

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          BASIC FUNCTION Provide an educational program that is developmentally and academically appropriate for students in a Bilingual dual Immersion (Spanish/English) Kindergarten Program.

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