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Spanish-immersion PYP Elementary Teacher

Company: KSS Preschools
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Description:KSS School is hiring for the 2023-2024 school year!KSS Preschools is looking for experienced PYP teachers who are eager to support the launch and development of our new elementary school program. KSS Preschools has been growing and expanding for the past 20 years. We are now launching our elementary school program in the fall of 2023!We are excited to build a team that will support the implementation of the IB Primary Years Program and work to achieve authorization by the IB. We are looking for teachers who are ready to learn, contribute and collaborate together in order to co-create a curriculum that is significant, relevant, engaging and nurturing.ABOUT KSS PRESCHOOLS AND SCHOOLKSS Preschools, a member of the KSS Immersion Schools network, is an internationally-minded community dedicated to providing an innovative, engaging, multilingual, and multicultural education that inspires and empowers our students to take mindful action for equity and the environment, making a positive impact on the world. We prioritize authentic student learning, a nurturing environment and community engagement.ABOUT YOU

  • You are dedicated to innovative, bilingual and global education
  • You have exceptional communication skills and a nurturing, supportive approach
  • You are passionate about constructivist teaching practices and inquiry-driven curriculum
  • You love to collaborate with fellow teachers to create rich units of inquiry
  • You are excited to learn and grow as a teacher and seek to implement outstanding teaching practices and classroom management skills
  • You are skilled at assessing and documenting student learning and sharing learning outcomes with parents and guardians
  • You value technology as a learning and teaching tool
  • You are trustworthy, dependable and a positive presence on campusHOW YOU WILL SUPPORT KSS STUDENTS
    • Plan and employ appropriate, interdisciplinary learning experiences for individual, small and whole group instruction using various teaching methods appropriate for language immersion settings
    • Collaborate with PYP colleagues to develop the school's ethos and support relationships amongst students of all ages
    • Guide and support parents through the rich and complex experience of the PYP, helping them learn what their children are capable of and how they can best support them in our program
    • Actively involve your students in sustainable community service projects and experiences
    • Maximize student language learning by utilizing the target language consistently in the classroom and collaborate with other dual language team members to develop and improve our language Curriculum
    • Implement technology as tool that empowers learners to broaden the expression of an idea (often artistically), innovate, solve a problem, learn something new, verify information, and communicate and collaborate with others
    • Work with students individually and in groups, by selecting and employing various teaching methods appropriate for language immersion settings.BENEFITS
      • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance plans
      • Generous paid time off policies
      • 401K retirement account with up to 4% matching
      • Tuition discounts to children of employees
      • Professional development and training
      • Professional, dedicated team of teachers who care deeply about our workRequirements:
        • Bachelor's Degree in subject area(s), Master's degree is highly desired.
        • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years elementary teaching experience
        • A valid teaching certification (or equivalent) for Elementary Education
        • Fluent in English (able to successfully attend workshops, read professional information and work collaboratively in the language.)
        • Full fluency in Spanish
        • Strong experience with Apple technology implementation
        • Experience with IB PYP strongly preferred
        • Fully vaccinated against Covid 19

Keywords: KSS Preschools, San Jose , Spanish-immersion PYP Elementary Teacher, Education / Teaching , San Jose, California

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