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Job ID: 155548

German Teacher
Burlington Public Schools

Date Posted Mar. 9, 2021
Title German Teacher
School / District Burlington Public Schools
Burlington , VT, United States
Department Burlington High School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classroom Teacher
  • World Languages

Burlington High School

German Teacher

Burlington High School is seeking a passionate and energetic German Teacher to join their schools. The individual will be committed to high levels of achievement of all students. This position requires teaming with other German teachers to plan curriculum in a professional learning community and support students from diverse backgrounds finding success in high school and beyond.

The Burlington School District believes a diverse and culturally proficient faculty and staff are

pivotal to the creation of a strong learning environment free of inequities. Accordingly, the

Burlington School District’s goal is to provide every student with an educational experience

enhanced by the professional contributions of culturally competent representatives of

different races, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, age and sexual preference.

Please make sure you provide clear evidence of the following criteria in your application.

In "Certifications" section, note the following (if pending, please indicate):
Licensed or eligible for Vermont Educators License.
Endorsement in the subject area or eligible for Vermont Provisional License.
Documented NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher status.
Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.
THREE Letters of Recommendation and transcripts uploaded with application
Understanding of Cultural Competency (As explained through Essay 1)
School experience at the elementary level
Familiarity with integrated technology as a learning tool
Knowledge of best practices regarding student management protocols
Knowledge of elementary research-based best practices
Training and experience with English Language Learners
Evidence of strong connections with students and families.
Experience in a professional/teaching-learning community
Knowledge of assessments and use of data to inform instruction
Experience in implementing inclusive practices
Strong communication skills as evidenced through quality of resume and cover letter
Ongoing educational coursework

Only Complete Applications will be accepted: Online Application, Cover Letter, Resume, Official Transcripts, Current Licenses / Certifications and Letters of Recommendation. (It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is complete. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted). We do not accept mailed or emailed versions of applications.

If selected for an interview a portfolio may be requested. The portfolio should include:
1. A sample lesson plan that was successfully taught.
2. A classroom management plan with rules, positive reinforcement, and consequences.
3. A sample form of communication such as a letter sent to parents/families for communication about the curriculum, a sample one to two-page unit plan, classroom management, or the start of the year.
4. A rubric for assessment of an assignment, or a grading policy for a course.
5. One or two samples of students work, with all identifying names removed.
6. A sample one- to two-page unit plan or a page of a curriculum map made by the candidate.
7. Pictures of a well-organized classroom, but not pictures of students, optional

Required Qualifications:

Experience teaching German at the high school level.
Experience with Common Core Standards and technology-based learning into world language instruction.
Experience in differentiating instruction and planning curriculum using "backwards design" and formative assessments.
Understanding of Cultural Competency (as explained through Essay 1 on SchoolSpring).
Knowledge of best practices in engaging and motivating students and managing student behaviors.

Preferred Attributes:

Participation in professional learning community groups including working collaboratively with colleagues to plan units of study, review student data and progress, and adjust instruction.
A commitment to student-centered learning approaches including personalizing instruction and supporting students meeting core proficiencies
Training and experience with English Language Learners and students with disabilities.
Evidence of strong connection with students and families.
Strong communication skills as evidenced through quality of resume, cover letter, and essays.

SALARY: As per the Master Agreement between the Burlington Board of School Commissioners and the Burlington Education Association.

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