High School Spanish Teacher 2022-2023

    • Job Tracking ID: 512680-817190
    • Job Location: New Orleans, LA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 27, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: July 1, 2022
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Job Description:

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Walter L. Cohen High School is searching for Spanish Teacher for the 2022 - 2023 school year. Under the direction of the Academy Principal, the Teacher is responsible for developing and providing specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of students at Walter L. Cohen College Prep. The Teacher evaluates and assesses student progress against instructional objectives, follows state mandated due process procedures and functions to assigned students. Helps to maintain a safe, positive and orderly learning environment for staff and students.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
? Design, plan and execute rigorous classroom instruction using research-based
? Maintain up-to-date lesson plans and grades in the designated student
management system(s)
? Frequently assess and analyze results from multiple sources to drive instruction
? Work with all students to remediate gaps by executing strong interventions and
by teaching to the diverse learning needs of each student, taking action
regardless of incoming level or need
? Teach on all school days every Monday through Friday
? Chaperone local and out-of-state field trips
? Provide adequate supervision for the students when assigned to work with a
child or children, including but not limited to instructional time in class, before and
after school, Saturdays, and when on-duty as a chaperone until parents/buses
have arrived to pick up students
? Distribute phone numbers to students to use for homework help and
? Conduct morning and/or afternoon bus or cafeteria duties
? Maintain frequent communication with student families
? Conduct home visits when necessary
? Attend parent meetings and conferences
? Visit student homes during the spring semester to recruit the incoming classes
and other vacancies
? Maintain compliance as per district, state and federal guidelines for all student
folders and record systems
? Ensure all students with Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) or other
accommodations have high quality modifications in place to meet the students’
needs and are on track to meet their goals
? Maintain school culture of high behavioral expectations
? Sustain and monitor a safe, orderly, disciplined school environment with high
academic and behavioral standards while using restorative approaches with all
students when addressing corrections and/or consequences
? Attend scheduled faculty meetings after school, as well as grade level,
department, and trip meetings
? Attend and participate in the school’s professional development program as
planned and scheduled
? Other duties as needed and assigned by the Academy Principal or Chief
Academic Officer.

Experience and Skills:


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
Minimum 5 years experience teaching elementary and secondary levels preferred
Demonstrated success in urban education
Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
Desire to continue professional development
Excellent organization skills and an ability to coordinate multiple tasks and activities
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and an ability to keep multiple stakeholder groups, including parents, teachers, staff, volunteers and partners, informed of critical issues, activities and schedules.
An ability and enthusiasm for promoting the school and its mission to a broad and diverse group of people.
Excellent work ethic, positive attitude, flexibility and willingness to perform tasks assigned
Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students and teachers in school environment and community.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient with word
processing, spreadsheet, database, power point, email and webinar software use.

Communication and Professionalism:
Interacts in a respectful, compassionate, and professional manner, in keeping with the
Mission, Vision, and Values of NOCP.
Communicates effectively and exhibits a high degree of diplomacy in dealing with all
employees, community members, guests, volunteers, contractors and vendors over the
phone or in person.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have detailed knowledge of daily routines of the classroom.
Must have a desire to nurture and work with children.
Must have an understanding of the confidential nature of working in an educational setting.
General knowledge of student handbook.
General knowledge of procedures to follow in the event of an emergency.
General knowledge of the principles of organization and administration.
Ability to constantly monitor the safety and well-being of students, particularly when a student is participating in an inclusive activity.
Ability to collect and analyze data to make instructional decisions.
Ability to motivate students.
Ability to maintain a clean and orderly environment.
Ability to perform general clerical duties.
Ability to maintain order and discipline in a classroom.
Ability to operate common office machines.
Ability to maintain basic files and records.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments.


Accepts and practices the principles of honesty, integrity, and accuracy in all matters pertaining to Network operations
Shows a positive attitude toward all aspects of work
Accepts direction and supervision
Accepts responsibility for actions
Adjusts to new conditions and situations with high flexibility
Engages in a continuous professional development in support of Network mission and vision
Maintains confidentiality

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 and hear; frequently walk, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms, frequently required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; noise level in the work environment is usually low.

Work Conditions: Indoor office and meeting rooms at administrative office and school buildings, indoor classrooms, outdoor school facilities, fields, and grounds, some local travel by car and occasional out-of-town travel. You may be asked to work from a remote location. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties,
requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school Network may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time it deems advisable.



We offer a competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:

*generous retirement contributions
*relocation assistance
*tuition reimbursement
*comprehensive health benefits
**medical coverage
**prescription drug coverage
**vision coverage
**dental coverage
**short term/long term disability