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Teacher - Foreign Language [Spanish][.5 FTE Part Time]

  • Expired: January 08, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

THIS IS A LONG TERM SUB POSITION that is expected to start on 12/7/22 and end on 6/22/23. Please note, all substitute teachers are hired as per diem subs, even when placed in long term assignments. All substitutes begin at the per diem rate of pay.

Dever Elementary School, a fully inclusive PK-6 school located in Boston's Columbia Point neighborhood, is looking for a part-time (0.5 FTE) Spanish teacher to teach in a new Spanish Language Cultures & Connections program and support other activities designed to celebrate Spanish language and Latino culture in our school community.

Reports to: Principal


  • Work with the Dever team to launch the Spanish language program.
  • Plan and teach Grade 4-6 classes that help students strengthen/develop Spanish literacy skills and explore Spanish-speaking cultures. Design instructional experiences that work for heritage speakers and new learners.
  • Promote the Spanish Language Cultures & Connections opportunity to students and families. Work with school staff; for example, the director of curriculum and family partnership leads, to build interest in Spanish language learning opportunities and showcase learning.
  • Tap students, families, and community members as resources to support learning activities.
  • Provide input and feedback on instructional resources and program design.
  • Participate in Parker professional development and work collaboratively as part of the Dever staff team to ensure a cohesive school-wide approach to teaching, learning, whole child development, and family partnership.

Qualifications - Required
  1. Bachelor's degree at a minimum
  2. Massachusetts Teaching License - World Languages/Spanish or other related license which can support Spanish language instruction and culture awareness for upper elementary students, e.g., fluent Spanish speaking teacher with ESL, ELA, social studies, humanities, expertise
  3. Minimum of 3 years experience teaching Spanish to elementary students
  4. Experience teaching in urban schools
  5. Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Current authorization to work in the United States. Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment
  • Part-time position (0.5 FTE); may have opportunity to partner with another BPS school for additional hours
  • Additional working conditions as defined by Appendix A of the Paul A. Dever Elementary Turnaround Plan ( )

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