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Spanish Language Teacher

Native American Community Academy is currently seeking to fill their open Spanish Language Teacher position.

Job Overview

Spanish Language and Culture teachers are fluent in Spanish language and possess cultural knowledge to reinforce language learning. Spanish teachers teach 5 sections of Spanish Language and Culture classes and designing a culturally responsive, place-based curriculum. In addition, all full-time teachers serve as an advisor to 10-15 students per year and actively participate in grade-level and content teams. The ability to integrate culturally grounded and identity strengthening lessons into the language curriculum is required. Integrate NACA Wellness Wheel into classroom learning. Implement student IEPs/BIP and attend student IEP and SAT meetings when applicable.

  •  Teach 2, once-weekly Spanish classes to Elementary students, 2 Middle School Spanish language sections, and 2 High School language sections
  •  Be an advisor to 10-15 students once or twice a week.
  •  Participate in weekly, collaborative professional development with NACA teachers and staff
  •  Provide a safe and effective learning environment for students, staff and overall school community
  •  Interact effectively with students, staff, parents and the overall school community
  •  Support ongoing instructional leadership among teachers and other staff to address curriculum development and overall program development in the classroom and school various setting
  •  Conduct on-going self-paced professional development and self-guided classroom assessment of instructional and curricular design
  •  Collaborate with parents and communicate student’s progress and classroom expectations
  •  Work collaboratively with colleagues on quarterly, interdisciplinary performance tasks
  •  Contribute to the overall school community by supporting student clubs, activities and special programs related to school’s vision, mission and goals including but not limited to volunteering for at least 2 community events during the school year
  •  Implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP), monitor and report on students’ progress toward their academic and career readiness goals, as noted in their IEP as aligned with the instructor’s content area
  •  Develop and report on students’ Present Levels of Performance (PLP) for areas of need as aligned with the instructor’s content area
  •  Attend IEP/BIP/EDT Manifestation meetings as invited and notified
  •  Provide campus supervision 20 minutes before or after school

Required Skills

  •  Bachelor’s or higher in education
  •  Knowledge of Spanish Language Standards
  •  Experience implementing culturally relevant education.
  •  Commitment to a high level of collaboration and problem solving on a daily basis.
  •  Commitment to build high levels of respectful communication in relationships with students, peers, and school administrators

Application Process

Contact Mrs. Azella Humetewa for application information.

Contact Information

Azella Humetewa, K-8 Head of School, Email: humetewa_a@nacaschool.org