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Spanish Teacher

Company: The SEED School of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

The mission of SEED schools is to prepare students academically, socially, and emotionally, for success in and beyond college in a public, college-prep, boarding school setting. Based on the success of the first two schools in The SEED School network, one in Washington, D.C. and one in Baltimore, Maryland, The SEED School of Miami opened its doors to 60 new students in the sixth grade in August 2014 and is currently serving over 300 students in grades 6-12 - 100 percent of whom will come from underserved communities across South Florida. As outlined in Florida legislation, an eligible SEED Miami student are all Florida residents, at risk of academic failure, and come from a family whose income is below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. They must also meet at least one of the below four additional risk factors:The child is served under the child welfare waiver demonstration, (to include foster care) or has been declared an adjudicated dependent by a courtThe student's head of household is not the student's custodial parentThe student resides in a household that receives a housing voucher or has been determined eligible for public housing assistanceA member of the student's immediate family has been incarcerated All students live on campus between Sunday afternoon and Friday afternoon and transportation is provided back and forth to home and school on the weekends. * More information can be found on the school's website: www.miami.seedschool.org Position OverviewThe SEED Miami staff will work collaboratively to prepare students for success in college and the global workforce. They will recognize and embrace that they are responsible for the academic, social, and emotional development of children and build the relationships with students, families and colleagues to actualize our mission. Essential DutiesSEED teachers collaborate in a positive team environment to: Provide for an engaging middle school learning environment conducive to student successActively build strong relationships with parents and families that foster trust, collaboration, and communicationPromote and support a middle school program with promotion based upon standards masteryExamine student assessment data to inform decision making and to guide and improve instructionPromote high levels of learning in an engaging and effective manner, using a variety of instructional methodologies, curriculum resources, and materialsIntegrate literacy strategies into the instructional frameworkDifferentiate instruction to reach all learnersPlan, organize, and deliver appropriate lessons for assigned area(s) of responsibility, and submit lesson plans to the assigned administrator on an as requested basisEstablish and maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to learningCollaborate with fellow SEED staff on student support, planning, professional development, and standards-based curriculum and common assessment design to contribute to the continuous improvement of instruction at the schoolAssess students' learning in a professional manner and communicate students' progress to parents and fellow teachers to facilitate future instructionIdentify special needs of students and seek additional support, as neededMaintain and submit necessary records, progress reports, and grade reports and provide timely and ongoing feedback to students and families regarding student progressParticipate in faculty meetings, workshops, staff development programs, and other school sponsored activitiesParticipate in summer programming including direct service to incoming and returning SEED youth and curriculum work with colleaguesAssist in general building supervision and discipline of students outside of the classroom according to the school's Model of CareAdhere to the professional and ethical standards as outlined in the SEED Miami Staff ManualModel the school's Core Values (Respect, Self-Discipline, Compassion, Responsibility, Integrity, and Gratitude) in all environments and times and in their interactions with all school stakeholdersParticipate in workshops, trainings, and other professional learning experiences to hone their craftEngage in home visits (according to the protocol and expectations outlined in the staff handbook)Contribute to a positive student-adult school cultureParticipate in additional duties to include: community meetings, Targeted Instruction, tutoring, off-campus learning and others as directed by the Academic CoordinatorCore CompetenciesAn ability to exercise patience and support during students' learning processStrong organization skills and a relentless pursuit of excellenceThe ability to build positive and deep relationships with students, parents, and staffThe ability to effectively analyze data and utilize data to drive practiceAn unyielding belief in all children's ability to achieve excellenceMinimum QualificationsAll teachers must be Highly Qualified according to the Florida state requirementsMinimum of 2-4 years of teaching experienceMust have completed an undergraduate degree in their content area or a related content areaAn understanding of adolescent developmentProven experience motivating and educating students to high levels of achievementESOL endorsement (if applicable)Grades 6-12 subject area certification

Keywords: The SEED School of Miami, Miami , Spanish Teacher, Education / Teaching , Miami, Florida

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