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Bilingual Spanish Teacher

The Kenworthy School Houston ,TX
  • Expired: 27 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced and energetic teacher for our Spanish program. Qualified candidates would be teaching an immersion program for toddler and preschool school-aged children. These play-based classes are taught 100% in the target language and encompass movement, music, arts and crafts, storytelling, and games. The Kenworthy School provides curriculum and training for all of our teachers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education required
  • Must possess current U.S. work authorization
  • Must be a native speaker of the target language, Spanish
  • Must have experience working with children aged 2 – 5 years. Experience can be in other fields such as music, movement, art, etc. We will only consider candidates with direct experience in teaching young children
  • Must be energetic, nurturing, and creative. We are a play-based program so teachers must be willing and able to sing, dance, and play with the children!
  • Ability to work well in a team

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of children, with an emphasis on the development of language instruction (Spanish) and emergent literacy skills.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive interpersonal relationship with all children, faculty and parents/guardians and directs pertinent information as appropriate.
  • Establish instructional programs based on scientifically-based research.
  • Support the emotional and social development of children.
  • Adhere to all established and written policies and procedures of The Kenworthy School.
  • Plan and provide indoor and outdoor activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem-solving appropriate to the development level of children.
  • Model developmentally appropriate activities and positive behavior management techniques through daily contact with children and staff.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member by communicating professionally and respectfully, and contributing information that is relevant to the program on a regular basis.
  • Work with parents and caregivers to facilitate interactive language and literacy activities.
  • Maintain an open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with each child’s family and encourage their involvement in the program.
  • Continue professional development by attending workshops, conferences, and other staff development activities. All staff must meet yearly professional development hours as prescribed by state licensing boards.
  • Attend all faculty meetings.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of current child development practices.
  • Prepare accident and injury reports, and provide them to the center director.
  • Meet all applicable state licensing regulations.
Company Description
The Kenworthy School, a private preschool in Houston who partners with families in an educational preschool community to ignite a love of learning, cultivate resilience, and embrace joy! We provide the highest quality preschool education from six weeks to five years old.

The Kenworthy School

Why Work Here?

Awesome and supportive staff, great kids, and room for growth!

The Kenworthy School, a private preschool in Houston who partners with families in an educational preschool community to ignite a love of learning, cultivate resilience, and embrace joy! We provide the highest quality preschool education from six weeks to five years old.

Address

880 W. 28th Street
Houston, TX
USA