DCB Job Description Spanish Inclusion Co-Teacher 2010-2011 FINAL

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					                                                               Together We
                                                            Juntos somos líderes

                  DCBPCS is a learning community that ensures high academic achievement for all students
                          in both Spanish and English, develops leadership, and values all cultures.
         DCBPCS es una comunidad de aprendizaje que asegura un alto rendimiento académico para todos los estudiantes
                            en español e inglés, desarrolla el liderazgo y valora todas las culturas.

                                              Spanish-speaking Inclusion Co-Teacher
                                                     2010-2011 School Year
        Job Description
        DC Bilingual is recruiting a special education/inclusion teacher to provide academic services to our students with
        special needs. They will also support DC Bilingual’s mission through the implementation of an
        inclusion/resource model and support of our dual language program. DC Bilingual is seeking motivated staff that
        is committed to the belief that all children can learn. All Inclusion Co-Teachers are expected to work jointly
        with the Lead Co-Teacher assigned to the same classroom.

        To provide educational instruction to students within a learning community that ensures high academic
        achievement in English and Spanish, develops leadership, and values all cultures.

        Primary Responsibilities
           Provide direct support to students in a classroom by delivering instruction and ensuring learning through a
           variety of co-teaching models and strategies.
           Ensure appropriate accommodations to the curriculum, lessons and learning environment. Instruction can
           be provided within the regular classroom setting, resource setting, or small classroom setting.
           Design classroom activities and lessons with multiple levels so that all students both meet their IEP goals,
           At-Risk Individual Plan goals, and can access the curriculum.
           Formally and informally assess the student learning (rather than relying solely on standardized curriculum)
           to create a comprehensive learning program.
           Set high expectations that are suitable for the students. Assessments may be differentiated based on each
           individual student plan. This may require developing alternative assessments.
           Work collaboratively with Lead Co-Teacher, teaching and grade-level teams and other staff, especially
           instructional support team, to plan, share student work and ensure that instruction is aligned with identified
           curriculum and standards.
           To promote respect for culturally and linguistically diverse families and children.
           Build a partnership with families, encouraging their active participation in students’ learning.

           Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or equivalent, teaching certification preferred;
           Two or more years of experience (preferably in an urban setting);
           Bilingual preferred but not required (Spanish/English);
           Demonstrated ability to work with students and families from diverse backgrounds.

        Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits, including health care, retirement plan, short- and long-term disability and
        life insurance, are provided for full-time staff.

        To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department at CentroNía at Please no phone calls.

                                      DC Bilingual PCS is an equal opportunity employer.

1420 Columbia Road, NW         Washington, DC 20009            (202) 332-4200        (202) 745-2562 fax

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