Classroom Teacher - Bloomfield Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Foreign Languages
Job Title: Naaba Ani Spanish Bilingual Teacher
Beginning: Feb 23, 2024
Deadline: Apr 23, 2024**
Certificate: Bilingual: Elementary Teaching K-8
District: Bloomfield Schools
Bloomfield, NM 87413
Telephone: 505-632-4365
Job Description:
024-2025 School Year
Position: Spanish Bilingual Teacher
General Job Description:
The Bilingual Teacher assists students to communicate and understand their home language. They encourage students to practice vocabularies they’ve learned and assist them in accurately listening, speaking, writing and reading the home language.
Teaches a minimal of 45 minutes in the language that is being taught and teaches the core Curriculum Content Standards in the English language, using ESL/ELD standards for students who do not demonstrate proficiency in English. Assists students with learning English and understands the culture of the students/community.
Work Schedule:
                Contract Days: 185
                Contract Hours: 7
  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. Valid New Mexico elementary teaching license with endorsements in Bilingual Education and Modern, Classical and Native Languages..
  3. Must be literate and fluent in the language being taught.
  4. TESOL endorsement preferred 
Physical Requirements:
                Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 lbs.), reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving light furniture may be required.
Performance Responsibilities:
A.      Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  1. The teacher accurately demonstrates knowledge of the content area and approved curriculum.
  2. The teacher appropriately utilizes a variety of teaching methods and resources for each area taught.
  3. The teacher communicates with and obtains feedback from students in a manner that enhances student learning and understanding.
  4. The teacher comprehends the principles of student growth, development, and learning and applies them appropriately.
  5. The teacher effectively utilizes student assessment techniques and procedures.
  6. The teacher manages the educational setting in a manner that promotes positive student behavior and a safe and health environment.
  7. The teacher recognizes student diversity and creates an atmosphere conducive to the promotion of positive student involvement and self-concept.
  8. The teacher demonstrates a willingness to examine and implement change as appropriate.
  9. The teacher works productively with colleagues, parents, and community members.
  10. The teacher follows board policies and administrative rules and regulations.
B.      Additional Duties and Responsibilities
  • Communicate accurate and up-to-date information to students in a way that enhances student learning and includes demonstrating effective writing skills, and use of standard English.
  • Manage time appropriately.
  • Cooperate with administration, parents, and co-workers. Create a positive atmosphere and arrange the physical environment of the classroom for
  • optimum learning.
  • Prepare for instruction and show written evidence of preparation.
  • Take precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by the school district, and reports progress or lack thereof to parents in a timely manner.
  • Attend and participate in faculty and training meetings.
  • Complete duties (hall, bus, etc.) as assigned. Leave adequate preparations for a substitute.
  • Develop and implement appropriate classroom management strategies while maintaining high expectations for student behavior.
  • Encourage cooperation between students.
  • Maintain student involvement in appropriate tasks.
  • Use and apply appropriate conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrate public relations skills.
  • Use appropriate techniques, strategies, and materials to achieve the desired instructional goal.
  • Adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of individual students.
  • Use current technology for instruction and management purposes.
  • Use diagnostic data to improve instructional programs.
  • Select, use, and interpret evaluation data.
  • Is available to parents, students, administration and peers outside the school day, if needed.
  • Attend extra-curricular activities.

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