Teacher - Bilingual Elementary Classroom
- Teacher - Bilingual Elementary Classroom JobID: 36159
- Position Type:
Licensed - Elementary/PK-8 Classroom Teacher
- Date Posted:
190-University Hill Elementary
- Date Available:
- Closing Date:
03/30/2018   Bilingual Elementary Classroom Teachers
2 - 1.00 FTE - Regular Contract
1 - 1.00 FTE - Limited Term Contract
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging and engaging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects student success, and Boulder Valley is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national levels for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities we serve - Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill - cover approximately 500 square miles and include an estimated 231,460 residents, with an enrollment of more than 31,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within the district’s boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area. Website: http://www.bvsd.org.
University Hill is one of Boulder’s oldest elementary schools. We implement the BVSD curriculum based on the Colorado Academic standards through a dual-language program that promotes bi-literacy, bilingualism and biculturalism. Students learn academically challenging content while building literacy in two languages — Spanish and English. Half of our students come from dominant Spanish-speaking households and half come from dominant English-speaking households. Our staff is equally diverse and many have come to us from countries such as Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru. Our proximity to the University of Colorado provides us with a wealth of resources and opportunities to extend student learning beyond the classroom walls. Equity, diversity, respect and understanding are the cornerstones of our school community.
-Positively impact student achievement, using appropriate instructional strategies and strong knowledge of the appropriate curriculum and content area
-Effectively manage the learning environment
-Understand, appreciate and make accommodations for student diversity
-Participate in professional development for continuous learning
-Work with families in a partnership role
-Work collaboratively with colleagues and community
-Follow State legal requirements and District and building policies and procedures
-Contribute to the school's identified goals and strategies
-Currently hold a Colorado teaching license with appropriate endorsement (or CDE licensure application in process)
-CLD or CLD Bilingual endorsement or currently enrolled in a CLD program
-Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish/English: (Some of these positions are in an English only classroom and others are in a Spanish only classroom.)
-Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application
-Experience working with English language learners
-Excellent oral and written communication skills; willingness to communicate frequently with families regarding school curriculum and student progress
-Knowledge of and deep belief in inclusion in the general education classroom for all students, including those on an IEP and/or learning English
-Dedication to high standards of excellence and the success of all students; ability to personalize instruction for students so that all are challenged to learn
-Data-driven evidence of closing the achievement gap and deep knowledge of instructional practices that will do so
-Technologically literate and motivated to use technology to enhance learning
-Experience in a dual language/bilingual environment
Salary information for BVSD positions can be found online at: http://www.bvsd.org/HR/Pages/NegotiatedAgreementsSalarySchedules.aspx. Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please.
Application and Selection Procedure:
Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
Regular teachers requesting transfers to less than their current assignment would assume the contracted FTE of the accepted position.
If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.
The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903 Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html