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Culturally and Linguistic Diverse Education Specialists

Employer
Westminster Public Schools
Location
Westminster, Colorado
Salary
Starting $62,763 per year
Closing date
May 12, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Full-time

Job Details

Westminster Public Schools seeks Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) Specialists. Located just 15 minutes outside of downtown Denver, Westminster Public Schools is a culturally and ethnically diverse school district that offers a friendly work environment, a very competitive salary, and benefits. Teachers beginning salary starts at $62,763 per year. The beginning salary for teachers with an MA degree is $69,818 per year. Top-earning teachers may earn up to $100,000 per year.

For more information or to apply, please visit our website at wps.org or contact HR at hrapplication@wps.org or 720.542.5026 or at 6933 Raleigh St., Westminster, CO 80030. Diverse and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
*Possess a valid Colorado Teacher License with appropriate endorsement in the area you are teaching or obtain one prior to start.
*Must be Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) endorsed.
*Candidates with endorsements in CLDE, Bilingual Ed, Foreign Language, and/or sheltered content or other English Language instructional training desired 
*Possess a strong understanding of current learning theories for ELs and state of the art pedagogy of English language acquisition.
*Experience embedding WIDA standards within CCSS for general education classrooms.
*Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with students, staff members, parents and administrators.
*Bilingual/Biliterate in Spanish & English desired.
*Organizational skills.
*Has knowledge and experience of and/or willingness to gain knowledge of Competency-based education approaches. 
*Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
*Experience and/or skills working with culturally diverse populations desired.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 
*Displays a thorough knowledge of the subject matter and the District's prescribed curriculum.
*Plans instruction consistent with the District's curriculum for assigned subject areas/grade levels.
*Plans and deliver differentiated instruction and sheltered instruction to meet student needs.
*Implements continuous system of evaluations and provide students with specific feedback.
*Serves as facilitator and coordinator of learning.
*Assists with the implementation of District assessments.
*Establishes an effective system for classroom discipline per Board Policy and building regulations.
*Organizes students for effective instruction to maximize the learning time for all students.
*Fulfills contractual and professional responsibilities.
*Submits required student record reports

Westminster Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. District policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, age, or disability, or other legally protected characteristics. Complaints in these matters should be addressed to the Chief of Staff, 6933 Raleigh Street, Westminster, CO 80030, phone: (303) 428-3511, email: CivilPrograms@wps.org. Although the position is based at a school/department, the employer is Westminster Public Schools.

Company

Located 15 minutes north of Denver, Colorado, Westminster Public Schools is a culturally and ethnically diverse school district that offers a friendly work environment, a competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Teachers beginning salary starts at $44,316 per year. The beginning salary for teachers with MA degree is at $55,950 per year. To learn more, or to apply, please visit our website at www.westminsterpublicschools.org or at 6933 Raleigh St., Westminster, CO 80030. You may also contact Human Resources at (303) 428-3511 or hrapplication@westminsterpublicschools.org. Diverse and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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