QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Fifth year college or university program certificate preferable; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• At least two years demonstrated effective teaching experience is preferred.
• Experience in curriculum development a plus.
• Teaching background and demonstrated experience with adolescents.
• Use of internet, e-mail, and other appropriate technology applications.
• Willingness to sponsor an activity, club, or coach is highly desirable.
• Ability and comfort teaching students of different proficiency levels, from beginner to intermediate levels of French.
• Native or near native fluency in French as classes are predominately conducted in target language.
• Non-native speakers must have a strong oral proficiency in French.
• Understanding and experience with student-centered teaching, project-based learning, and performance-based assessment.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common trade and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents, regulatory agencies, or members of the community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to management, and parents.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Interactions occur most routinely with students in the classroom and during other activities. Many informal interactions with students for whom the teacher has no direct supervision or responsibility occur. Daily contact ranges from direct teaching of curriculum, student advising, and to informal exchanges of a personal or social nature. Regular contact with High School colleagues, particularly those working on the same grade level, discipline or on a joint project is expected. Frequent contact with parents either for scheduled conferences or casual conversation is a community norm. Responsible and active collaboration with colleagues, in all divisions, is expected. Important personal qualities include interest in and demonstrated ability to teach and support pre-adolescents and adolescents, ability to work effectively with a team, a sense of humor, flexibility, organizational ability, energy, and collegiality.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
California driver's license preferred.
Current CPR and First Aid certification preferred.
California Teaching Credential preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.