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Foreign Language & Literature Teacher

Job Summary

Responsible for teaching students how to speak, write, and understand languages other than their natural-born language, including French, Spanish, German, and Hebrew.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach students how to interpret foreign languages.
  • Translate foreign languages into the students' natural language to help them understand.
  • Provide instruction in literature and cross-cultural studies.
  • Teach students how to read, write, and understand foreign languages.
  • Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Develop pupil understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where foreign language is spoken.
  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.
  • Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
  • Maintain grade books.
  • Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
  • Write grant proposals to gain funding for further research.
  • Create projects designed to enhance lectures.
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Utilize various curriculum resources.
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Develop incentives to keep participants in class.
  • Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs.
  • Utilize public library resources.
  • Work with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met.
  • Tutor students on an individual basis.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Prepare and distribute required reports.
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures.