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December 10, 2021
Spanish Support Teacher
La Scuola International School is a private, Preschool - Grade 8 independent school in San Francisco. The school founded its preschool, La Piccola Scuola Italiana, in 2002 and has earned awards and accolades for its work with Reggio Children in Italy as a leading example of the Reggio Emilia pedagogy in North America. In 2012, the school expanded its curriculum through grade 8 and is the only school in San Francisco to offer the International Baccalaureate program for the elementary and middle school years as well as the only school in the world to offer a program that blends Reggio Emilia, the International Baccalaureate and Italian language immersion.

We believe our community thrives through diversity of backgrounds, perspectives and realities. Only through a persistent drive to listen and learn from one another, create and promote equitable opportunities and to continue to reflect and evolve will we be able to establish systems which will address the needs of the one and the many.

We seek a short-term Spanish Support Teacher starting in January. The role will report to our Middle School Director.

Teaching and Learning
Assist in planning and teaching courses according to IB Primary and Middle Years Program guidelines.
Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners, including English language learners and students with learning needs.
Assist in developing, enhancing and documenting curriculum, while ensuring continued coordination and alignment
 within the IB Primary and Middle Years Program.
Helping to connect Spanish Language curricula to other subject areas in a broad multidisciplinary approach.
Assist in organizing experiential learning as needed.

Leadership, Procedural and Administrative Duties
Collect, Analyze, and Share annual student data with Pedagogical Leadership Team.
Collaborate with Teachers in other grade levels on Spanish or other language inquiries.
As needed, serve as a student advisor, provide scheduled supervision of students, participate in MS trips and
 field experiences, and engage in ongoing professional development. 

Requirements of the role
Teaching or associated experience
Successful student leadership experience
Demonstrated contributions to a positive school environment

Preferred Experience and Qualities
Commitment to inquiry-based teaching and previous experience with IB-PYP and IB-MYP
Proven ability to work with other teachers and administration
High level of technology skills
Proven record of successful teaching
Experience in program development and assessment
Successful experience in international schools
Knowledge of and experience working with data to improve student-learning outcomes

Additional Strengths
Proof of commitment to involvement in school beyond the regular teaching day
Proven experience of contributing to extra-curricular activities and school trips
Creative and energetic

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Prior to beginning work and as a condition of employment in order to comply with the law, all employees must provide documentation to prove eligibility to work in the United States. In addition, the final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, a physical exam, and provide recent copy of a negative TB test/assessment and other immunization records.

Position receives full benefits, including medical and dental coverage. The school also offers group life insurance, long-term disability insurance and commuter benefits. Other fringe benefits include sick leave, PTO, paid holidays, vacation days, and warm lunch.

To be considered for the position, please apply with a letter of intent, your resume and a minimum of three references.


Non-Discrimination Policy
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, gender identity, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training.
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