Bilingual Teacher

Camden City School District

About the organization

In our District, we put students first. Our vision: all Camden students will attend a high quality school where they are valued, challenged, and prepared for college and careers that positively impact their community and the world. High quality schools have a great teacher in every classroom, are housed in safe, clean buildings equipped to meet the needs of 21st century learners, with the support of an efficient and effective Central Office. All this is possible only with the right team members in place, working together with partners and the community to provide all students the academic, social, and emotional supports needed to succeed in school and beyond. Read more here.

Duties

Major roles and responsibilities include:

--Serving as a classroom leader by providing high quality, differentiated instruction to students
--Setting rigorous academic and behavioral goals for students and investing students in these goals
--Implementing and effectively modifying instruction aligned to the district’s educational goals by focusing on high standards and achievement for all students
--Designing and implementing high-quality, thorough lesson, unit and long-term plans that equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to master daily objectives and grade level standards
--Co-planning with Special Education Teachers when necessary to ensure that the academic and behavioral needs of each student are met
--Continuously tracking student achievement data and using the data to inform instructional planning and delivery
--Preparing, leveraging and delivering constructive feedback to students aimed at improving their academic performance
--Consistently implementing and enforcing rules and consequences in the classroom setting and school-wide
--Providing continuous evaluation of student progress that is consistent with district established goals and policies, and clearly communicating this progress to all necessary stakeholders
--Maintaining, monitoring, and reporting students’ grade and attendance records
--Taking personal responsibility for students’ mastery of academic standards
--Effectively and innovatively incorporating technological

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

--Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
--Valid New Jersey Instructional (Teacher’s) Certificate in Bilingual/Bicultural Education AND additional NJ Instructional Certificate (Elementary, Mathematics, etc). (May apply for certification while in the hiring process.)
--Fluency in English and Spanish (speak, read, and write; and translate from Spanish to English and English to Spanish)
--Prior experience teaching low-income students in an urban setting (strongly preferred)
--A valid driver’s license with current insurance and valid vehicle registration
--Required criminal history background check, physical and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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