Job Posting Description, Dual Language Teacher - 1st & 2nd Grade Combined - French
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
Job Locations
Clay International Academy
Application Open: 11/10/2020, Filing Deadline: (none)
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 Job # Description
142 Dual Language 1st Grade Teacher (French)
Dual Language First Grade Teacher (French) 
Clay International Academy
SALARY: Teacher Contract
CONTRACT LENGTH: School Year 2020 - 2021
Principal, Clay International Academy
Director, Bilingual Services Department
The candidate is responsible for creating a dual-language immersion (French/English) classroom environment that ensures learning and personal growth of every student; establishing effective rapport with students; motivating students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for becoming a responsible citizen in accordance with each pupil’s ability. The candidate is also responsible for establishing good relationships with parents and with other staff members. Position will provide standards-based instruction in French in three content areas and  English in three other content areas. This is a one-way program where the majority of students will be native English speakers. 
  1. License and Highly Qualified preferred, or must be eligible to obtain an Indiana Professional License with appropriate endorsement to teach elementary school, EL Certification preferred.
  2. Experience teaching in a Dual Language Immersion Program or International School (PYP) preferred
  3. Must possess native language proficiency in French in Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking.
  4. Native language proficiency in English preferred, 
  5. Familiarity with second language acquisition pedagogy, cultural competency and the ability to work with urban students.
  6. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the public.
  1. Instructs students in a program of study which meets stated objectives and prepares students to master grade level standards.
  2. Instructs students using strategies conducive to dual-language immersion, such as sheltered instruction, cooperative learning, and discovery learning.
  3. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division’s basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.
  4. Converts lesson plans into learning experiences and uses the available time for instruction and to actively engage students.
  5. Maintains a safe classroom and appropriate classroom management. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom by providing positive reinforcement of acceptable behaviors and modifying unacceptable behaviors.
  6. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.
  7. Communicates regularly with parents or guardians through conferences and other means to discuss student progress.
  8. Administers required assessments, including standardized testing in accordance with district and program testing practices.
  9. Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities. Creates a classroom environment that is equitable, culturally relevant and accepting of all students
  1. Maintains professional competence by attending staff development opportunities, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities.
  2. Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school including PTO, student clubs and after-school activities.
  3. Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers.
  4. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The First Grade teacher will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or appropriate administrator. The South Bend Community School Corporation reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.


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