Dual Language Elementary Teacher (Spanish)
Company: Redlands Christian Migrant Association
Posted on: November 21, 2022
Certificate Number: N/A /Job Order: 2022-935 (On-Site)
RCMA Wimauma Community Academy, a "B" rated Title I Charter School
in Hillsborough County, is seeking an energetic and passionate
*Spanish Elementary Teacher *that can teach reading, writing, math,
science, and social studies in Spanish in our Dual Language
RCMA Wimauma Community Academy, serving the area for more than
twenty-one years, is dedicated to opening doors of opportunity for
the children of Florida's farmworkers and agricultural migrants.
Most students in our small, community-oriented classes are English
Language Learners of Central American heritage with big dreams of
making their mark. Our teachers often comment on how privileged
they feel to work with young people who so greatly appreciate
learning! In order to best serve our student population, the school
is a dual language program school (50:50, English/Spanish), with a
one-way immersion model.
Our successful K-8 Charter School is located in Wimauma, Florida,
in Hillsborough County. Our school serves approximately 340
children, with two homerooms per grade level from K-8; our small
size allows us to serve our students and their families on a
Redlands Christian Migrant Association, RCMA, is a non-profit
corporation serving Florida agriculture workers and their children
for more than fifty years. RCMA was recently named as a "Schools of
Hope operator" by the State Board of Education, a prestigious
designation for non-profit, charter school operators.
*CORE COMPETENCIES: *
* *Commitment to Equity: *Passionate about closing the achievement
gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of background or
circumstance, receives an excellent education.
* *Focus on Data-Driven Results: *Relentlessly pursues the
improvement of school leadership, instruction, and operations, and
is driven by a desire to produce quantifiable student achievement
* *Innovative Problem-Solving: *Approaches work with a sense of
possibility and sees challenges as opportunities for creative
problem solving; takes initiative to explore issues and find
potential innovative solutions.
* *Adaptability: *Excels in constantly changing environments and
adapts flexibly in shifting projects or priorities to meet the
needs of a dynamic transformation effort; comfortable with
ambiguity and non-routine situations.
* *Teamwork: *Increases the effectiveness of surrounding teams
through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others;
sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed
to learning from others, and is flexible and open to change.
* *Dependability: *Does whatever it takes to consistently deliver
with high quality under tight deadlines; successfully manages own
projects through strong organization, detailed work plans, and
balancing of multiple priorities.
* *Personal Growth: *Commitment to professional growth
RCMA offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time
employees. This includes a $40,000 Basic Life Insurance and
Long-Term Disability Insurance covered 100% by RCMA. Benefits
include medical, dental, vision, voluntary life insurance,
short-term disability insurance, and a retirement plan. Employees
are eligible to receive 6% Employer Contribution and eligible to
participate in a 403B retirement plan. In addition, eligible
employees receive holiday pay, personal time off, and tuition
*PURPOSE OF POSITION: *
RCMA Wimauma Community Academy's teachers are more than
instructional staff members and classroom managers. They help
transform children's lives by creating opportunities for a brighter
future! We are seeking teachers who will make the commitment to
teach with determination, ingenuity, and purpose.
*ESSENTIAL DUTIES: *
*Past experiences and actions reflecting experiences and/or a
commitment to the following are sought in teaching candidates:
* Engaging, interactive teaching style that boosts our students'
participation in and enjoyment of ELA, Math, Science and Social
* A passion and ability to build and sustain our K-8, community
school model in a rural environment.
* Previous work in an educational setting that demonstrates a
relentless pursuit of high academic student achievement.
* Reflective, self-aware and adaptable to the communication styles
and work styles of others.
* Critical thinker and problem solver who takes initiative.
* Belief in the power of collaboration within our campus community
(i.e. colleagues, students and their families), as well as with
* Collaboration with each teacher's grade level partner is critical
to the success of our dual language program. This need for a
willingness to collaborate with the other teacher is vital to the
success of RCMA's Dual Language Program.
* Excellent computer skills. (We are proud to be a 1:1 device
*EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: *
* Two or more years of previous teaching experience is preferred,
with at least one year of teaching at the elementary level.
* Applicants must hold a valid FL Teaching Certificate, or be
eligible for a FL Teaching Certificate. Applicants should be
certified in Elementary Education.
* The ESOL Endorsement is preferred, but not required.
RCMA believes vaccination is the best way to reduce the spread of
COVID-19 and protect the children and families we serve, our
workforce, and the communities where we operate. To minimize the
risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus and maintain a safe and
healthy workplace, the applicant(s) are highly encouraged to get
RCMA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and a
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $48,000.00 - $53,000.00 per year
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
* Bachelor's (Required)
* Spanish (Required)
Work Location: One location%58047475%
Keywords: Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Palmetto , Dual Language Elementary Teacher (Spanish), Education / Teaching , Wimauma, Florida
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