Resource Teacher: Navajo (short-term)

Employer
Albuquerque Public Schools
Location
United States
Closing date
Mar 1, 2024

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RESOURCE TEACHER: NAVAJO (SHORT-TERM)

JOB STATUS: OPEN

POSTING NUMBER: 00055437

SCHOOL YEAR: 2023-2024

CALENDAR: Traditional

POSTING NUMBER: 00055437

LOCATION: 060:INDIAN EDUCATION

POSITION TITLE: RESOURCE TEACHER: NAVAJO (SHORT-TERM)

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To provide direct instructional support to teachers who are providing instruction to students in Indigenous Language bilingual programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:
  • Provides demonstration lessons for Native American Language Arts and/or ELD teachers as appropriate.
  • Provides assistance to school staffs in the development, implementation and assessment of Indigenous language bilingual language curriculum and delivery.
  • Serves on district committees and task forces as designated by the supervisor.
  • Assists teachers in identified programs with language acquisitions strategies and development of instruction that is based on traditional tribal values, life-ways and principles, while also incorporating current best practices and technologies.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of indigenous education programs in theory and practice
  • Knowledge of language development in relation to Indigenous students and communities
  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
  • Knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet software.
  • Knowledge of: second language acquisition, educational foundations, assessment, instructional planning, curriculum, materials and school-community relations.
  • Knowledge of bilingual literacy development.
  • Knowledge of district policies on immunization, medication, first aid, child abuse/neglect and substance abuse.
  • Master's degree in bilingual education or related field preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • NM Native American Language and Culture (NALC) certificate
  • Valid New Mexico Teacher's license
  • TESOL endorsement
  • Three years working with predominantly Native American students in an elementary or secondary school setting

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Contact: Philip Farson at 505.884.6392 ex80039 / philip.farson@aps.edu

APPLY TO:

APPLY ONLINE: WWW.APS.EDU, APS Jobs, Certified Application. In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

SALARY: A Schedule

DAYS: 188

HOURS:

START DATE: 07/31/2023

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