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2018-19 Bilingual Dual Immersion Teacher Pool (K-5) - Seattle, WA


Title of Position
2018-19 Bilingual Dual Immersion Teacher Pool (K-5)
Seattle is seeking teachers qualified to teach in our K-5 Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs in Spanish, Japanese, or Mandarin. We currently teach Spanish DLI (including two two-way programs with at least half Spanish home language speakers) in five elementary schools, Japanese DLI in two, and Mandarin in two. Our DLI programs are part of Seattle's International Schools and are located in the NW, SE, and SW regions of the district.
Education and Experience Bachelor's degree; academic preparation for or experience in teaching a culturally, racially and economically diverse student population in an urban school system. Specific programs may require additional academic preparation or professional experience, including; working with bilingual students and assisting them in the transition to regular classrooms; implementing programs designed to prevent the dropout of "at risk" students; and, teaching multi-level, open-concept, and main streamed classes. Ability to: Deal with students in a positive and confident manner; be fair and consistent when working with a culturally, racially, and economically diverse student population; adapt to change and remain flexible; organize activities; manage student behavior; use good judgement to maintain a safe learning environment; provide instruction and demonstrate techniques; use necessary equipment, computers, machinery, tools, or software; direct assistants; in some positions, administer first aid and CPR; establish and maintain effective, positive working relationships with students, parents or guardians, staff and administrators. Licenses/Special Requirements Required: Washington State Teachers' License with an Elementary Education Endorsement Ability to demonstrate native or near native fluency and literacy skills in Spanish, Japanese, or Mandarin Highly desired: Bilingual Ed Endorsement or World Languages Endorsement ELL Endorsement or experience working with English Language Learners Experience living and working in the culture of the language (including communities where the language is spoken in the US)
Salary Range
$50,601.60 - $98,985.60
Seattle Public Schools
Contact Name
Sarah Jones
(206) 252-6085
Applications due by:
Jun 30, 2018 9:48 AM
Employment begins:
Aug 27, 2018


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