Lower School Spanish Long-term Substitute Teacher
Company: Children's Day School
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Lower School Long-term Spanish Substitute Teacher
At Childrens Day School, what you learn and who you become are
Childrens Day School (CDS) is a welcoming community in the big
city, a farm and garden among urban streets, an advocate for change
and uplifting progressive values, an independent school with
down-to-earth values, and an institution that is always asking how
we can do this better.
We strive for balance so students become both academically
successful and grounded. They leave CDS confident, with the
humility to listen and the resolve to speak up for what they see as
CDS is a co-educational preschool through eighth grade school
serving over 470 students in the Mission Dolores neighborhood of
San Francisco with two campuses, two sheep, and lovely people.
To learn more about CDS, visit our website at www.cds-sf.org .
In the Lower School at CDS, students work with five specialist
classes, Spanish, Music, Art, Farm and Garden, and PE. We are
looking for someone to join our Specialist Teaching Team as the LS
Spanish Teacher for TK - 4th grade students. Teachers in the Lower
School root their practice in inquiry at CDS. Students will develop
agency over their own learning and teachers will help to facilitate
the integration of topics and concepts throughout the curriculum to
best develop skills as competent learners through the years. We are
filling the temporary position for the current school year. The
position will start as soon as possible and go through June 14,
Our Lower School Teachers engage in rigorous ongoing learning that
aligns with the initiatives and goals of the school and division.
They bring a critical lens to discussions and are collaborative and
solutions-orientated. Our Lower School Teachers are proactive in
their approach to learners, families, and team dynamics.
Collaboration is key, so robust communication skills, curiosity,
and a dedication to building a productive team are essential.
? Implementation of grade level curriculum so that it is both
accessible to a diverse population of students and meets the
intended learning goals of the division.
? Provide a hands-on, inquiry-based education with an integrated
approach to creatively embed concepts and themes into the
curriculum through partnership with lower school classes.
? Provide meaningful and timely feedback to ensure learning
? Manage differentiation among students with a variety of Spanish
speaking abilities. ? Nurture a culture of social justice,
inclusion, and action in the classroom through the curriculum,
conversations, and community-based learning.
? Explore the use of performance tasks to best assess student
learning and how to track progress and students development of
competencies and share learning goals throughout projects.
? Demonstrate and model cultural competence; proactively address
mistakes and misunderstandings with curiosity and a learner
? Uphold CDS values in working and connecting with students.
? Mange the day to day operations of the classroom and keep
curriculum documentation up to date.
? Pursue professional development that is aligned with professional
goals and school-wide initiatives to model and practice continued
? Ability to switch between grade levels quickly and effectively,
this position requires organization, planning ahead, and
As a Member of the Lower School Team
? Partner with the Lower School Division Head, Grade Level Teams,
Learning Specialists, and Counselors to advocate for student
learning and well being.
? Partner with the Lower School Division Head, Director of
Curriculum and Innovation, Team Leads, and other leaders on campus
to set goals, respond to feedback, and focus on professional growth
? Attend weekly division meetings and specialist team meetings
? Build strong collaborative partnerships with grade level teachers
to integrate curriculum, share learning spaces, and support student
? Teaching Credential preferred
? 2+ years teaching experience with lower school students
? Fluency in Spanish (multilingual educators highly encouraged to
? Ability to write narrative reports for all students
? Ability to maintain a positive partnership with families
? Strong written and verbal communication skills and
solutions-oriented mindset ? Demonstrated knowledge and ability to
work with young children ages 4-10. ? Demonstrated experience with
curriculum development and/or oversight. ? Demonstrated successful
experience with inquiry-based models of elementary-aged education
Weekly salary is $1,505 - $3,080. Salary is based on qualifications
Required Screenings: TB Assessment Clearances: Livescan background
CDS is an equal-opportunity employer. Our community is diverse in
many ways, inclusive of race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender
spectrum, age, ability, and more. We welcome and value the same in
our faculty and staff.
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