Thorp School District #400

Thorp , WA

High School Spanish Teacher

Thorp School District #400
Thorp, WA Part-time
Posted on August 13, 2018

High School Spanish Teacher
Thorp School District #400

Hours Per Day:
1.5 hr (.2 FTE)

Position Description:


  • Teach and develop curriculum and evaluate student progress toward attainment of learning objectives.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to use research-based principles of effective instruction.
  • Oversee student behavior in a classroom setting, applying behavior management systems; act as a model to demonstrate appropriate behavior; reinforce positive behaviors; discipline students as authorized.
  • Organize the instructional program to provide for individual differences.
  • Maintain appropriate individual student records.
  • Establish and communicate to students and parents clear grading standards; evaluate each pupil's growth, and provide timely and accurate feedback/ documentation to students, parents, and appropriate staff members.
  • Provide for the personal and social growth of students.
  • Promote an understanding of the District's and program's educational goals with parents through participation in parent conferences and other related activities.
  • Engage in activities which promote personal professional growth.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members and administrators to improve the educational program.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members and administrators to meet the needs of special education students.
  • Provide academic guidance and counseling for students.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the program administrator.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with endorsement and certificate to teach Spanish (grades 9-12).
  • Understanding of Washington State World Language Standards.
  • Understanding of Washington State ELP Standards.
  • Understanding of language acquisition programs such as GLAD or SIOP.
  • Employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, or use hands and fingers, and is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Ability to articulate and implement State of Washington Essential Academic Learning requirements and State of Washington Common Core Standards.
  • Demonstrates ability to work successfully with age appropriate student, staff and multi-cultural community.
  • Demonstrates classroom management procedures that provide for large and small groups, and individuals.
  • Establish routines and provide for an environment of learning.
  • Familiarity with developmental needs of middle and high school students.