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April 14, 2019

There will be 2 Spanish positions available at Spruce Creek High School for the upcoming school year. It is an excellent school, a strong department and a wonderful place to teach. Spruce Creek High School is located in Port Orange, in the greater Daytona Beach area, and we are a big public high school with about 2,700 students altogether. We have both IB and non IB students at the school. The two positions available are a Spanish 1 (both IB and regular) and a Spanish 2 regular and Spanish 4IB position. The class levels may change some once we are given the specific numbers for the enrollment. Spruce Creek is known as an excellent school and we are part of Volusia County.

If interested please contact Astrid Augat at Spruce Creek H.S. (ajaugat@volusia.k12.fl.us)

April 8, 2019

GERMAN INSTRUCTIONAL POSITION IN ORLANDO (Orange County Public Schools)

Announcing an instructional position in German at Cypress Creek High School (Orlando). The school has a strong International Baccalaureate Program, and is one of the few programs in Florida that offers German Language B. We are looking for an energetic, innovative instructor to partner in a thriving program. Additional area of certification a plus, especially World Languages. Please contact Benjamin Alvarado (benjamin.alvarado@ocps.net), Assistant Principal for further information.

April 5, 2019

Flex Chinese Instructor Florida Certified at Florida Virtual School

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March 29, 2019

Flex Latin Instructor Florida Certified at FLVS

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March 29, 2019

Flex MJ Spanish Instructor Florida Certified at FLVS

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March 29, 2019

Flex French Instructor Florida Certified at FLVS

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March 27, 2019

Flex American Sign Language Instructor at FLVS

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March 27, 2019

Flex Spanish Instructor for FLVS

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March 14, 2019

Flex Spanish Instructor Florida Certified

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Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM on 03-28-2019


Contract Type: 12 Month

Location: Remote Office or School Based Facility as assigned

Job Description Summary:

Our Mission is to deliver a high quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.

FLVS does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other reason prohibited by law.


The Position:

Position General Summary:

The Instructor provides an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth.  The Instructor organizes and implements an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with FLVS and state policies and laws.

Salary:

Instructor 12 Month ($48,331/annual)

Essential Position Functions:

  • Plan, prepare, and implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
  • Identify, select, create and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
  • Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offer plans for improvement
  • Maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures
  • Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process
  • Communicate with students, parents, and internal and external professionals within established timelines
  • Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment for students by participating in activities which include, but are not limited to, team teaching, meetings, staff development, communities of practice, and various committees
  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community members
  • Ensure that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, schools, and colleagues measured by FLVS district/school survey results
  • Meet specific course and school-wide student performance goals
  • Demonstrate gains in student performance
  • Participate in research and presentations about online teaching; this may include activities such as, authoring articles, hosting workshops, sharing of information for professional growth, and student outreach events and activities
  • Participate in blended learning models, which includes both on-line and classroom instruction and interaction with students at various schools and districts across the state; may be required to report to an assigned school
  • May be responsible for instructional tutoring
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

Minimum Requirements:

Education/Licensure/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in content area assigned OR proof of active enrollment in a stated-approved EPI or MAT program AND either a valid Florida state-issued Statement of Eligibility OR valid Temporary Certificate in content area assigned
  • Endorsements as required by Florida Department of Education

Experience:

  • One year successful teaching experience within subject area OR successful completion of an FLVS instructional internship program OR current enrollment in an approved EPI or MAT program
  • Three years’ teaching experience, preferred

Knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Operational knowledge of the Internet and Web-related technologies
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Work independently with little direct supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate on group projects and work as part of a team
  • Must be responsible, accountable and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic to achieve school goals
  • Display effective prioritizing, organizing, and time-management skills; ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to learn and apply all required and recommended FLVS computer applications to create efficiency and consistency in internal workflows and instructional practices
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully support the FLVS core competencies, values, and expectation for student-centered behaviors

Core Competencies For Success:

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Clearly and effectively conveys and/or presents information verbally; summarizes what was heard to mitigate miscommunication; Shares ideas and perspectives and encourages others to do the same; Informs others involved in a project of new developments; Disseminates information to other employees, as appropriate; Effectively uses multiple channels to communicate important messages; Keeps supervisor well informed about progress and/or problems in a timely manner; Writes in a clear, concise, organized and convincing way for a variety of target audiences; The written message is consistently error-free; The written message has the desired effect on the target audience

CUSTOMER FOCUS

Prioritizes customers (internal and external) and their needs as primary and is dedicated to meeting their expectations; Develops and maintains customer relationships; builds credibility and trust; Quickly and effectively solves customer problems; Provides prompt, attentive service in a cheerful manner; adapts to changing information, conditions or challenges with a positive attitude; Incorporates customer feedback into delivery of service to provide the best experience possible for the customer; Actively promotes FLVS in community by serving as a FLVS ambassador or volunteer

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Relates well with others; Treats others with respect; Shares views in a tactful way; Demonstrates diplomacy by approaching others about sensitive issues in non-threatening ways; Considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others; Fosters an environment conducive to open, transparent communication among all levels and positions; Takes the initiative to get to know internal and external customers

FUNCTIONAL /TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Has the skills, abilities, knowledge and experience to be successful in functional area of expertise; Dedicates time and energy to keeping abreast of the latest information related to area of expertise and technology; Picks up on technology quickly; Does well in technical courses and seminars; Produces high quality work in organized and timely fashion

Individual Contributor Competencies For Success:

PEER RELATIONSHIPS

Finds common ground and solves problems for the good of all; Can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; Solves problems with peers with minimal “noise”; Is seen as a team player and is cooperative; Easily gains trust and support peers; Encourages collaboration; Is candid with peers

CREATIVITY

Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; Easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; Tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming sessions; Takes calculated risks; Is not afraid to try new things and potentially “fail fast”

SELF KNOWLEDGE

Seeks feedback; Gains insight from mistakes; Is open to constructive criticism; isn’t defensive; Proactively seeks to understand his/her strengths and areas for growth; applies information to best serve organization; Recognizes how his/her behavior impacts others and incorporates insight into future interactions

PLANNING

Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; Sets objectives and goals; Breaks down work into the process steps; Develops schedules and task/people assignments; Anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; Measures performance against goals; Evaluates results

ORGANIZING

Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; Concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; Can attend to a broader range of activities as a result of organizing time efficiently; Can marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; Arranges information and files in a useful manner

PROBLEM SOLVING

Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; Probes all fruitful sources for answers; Can see hidden problems; Is excellent at honest analysis; Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers

DRIVE FOR RESULTS

Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; Very bottom-line oriented; Steadfastly pushes self and others for results; Is full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; Not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; Consistently seizes opportunities; Consistently exceeds goals

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

  • Location: Remote Office or School-Based Facility as assigned
  • Frequency of travel:  Occasional travel may be required to various schools as daily work locations, as well as lab visits, meetings, trainings, and conferences; assigned locations will vary, and may require overnight stays
  • Light physical activities and efforts required working in an office environment


    March 8, 2019

    Pine Crest School – Fort Lauderdale Campus

    Upper School Spanish Language Teacher needed for 2019-20 school year

    Pine Crest School is a college preparatory PreK-12 school of 2650 students, with two campuses – a preK-8 campus in Boca Raton, and a preK-12 campus in Fort Lauderdale. Founded in 1934, we have a reputation for working with very bright students who seek academic challenges. We are looking for a Spanish language teacher to work with students in grades 9-12 in our Upper School.

    The ideal candidate will already have teaching experience at an independent school that embraces instruction through differentiated and project-based learning, as well as collaborative classroom practices. We have embraced the ACTFL standards and would expect our new colleague to be very familiar with the “Can do” statements and proficiency levels outlined in those standards.

    We seek a teacher fluent in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The successful candidate will be able to teach elementary, intermediate and advanced Spanish. The ability to implement immersion-based language instruction is also desired. An enthusiasm to connect with students and promote Spanish Language and Culture via club sponsorship and student competitions is of great importance. Proficiency with cutting-edge technology and creativity in using educational technology is preferred.

    If interested in this position, please e-mail the following documents to employment@pinecrest.edu:

    • Cover letter describing your experience, including information about your training
    • Resume
    • List of three references (all supervisors) with contact information
    • Please put “Spanish Teacher” in the subject line of your message
    For more information about Pine Crest School, please see our website at www.pinecrest.edu

    Anticipated start date: August 8, 2019.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

    February 25, 2019

    Valencia College is now hiring a Dean of Humanities and Foreign Languages for

    our East Campus, to join our dedicated team of educational leaders.

    Join an organization committed to helping our students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent. Leaders. Inspirers. Motivators.

    As one of the largest community colleges in Florida, Valencia College helps shape the lives of more than 61,000 students each year. But it’s not our size that makes us great. We strive to ensure that equal access to higher education belongs to everyone, because the future does, too.

    The Dean of Humanities and Foreign Languages is a front-line learning leader of the

    college and a member of the Campus President's executive staff, responsible for promoting academic, administrative, and fiscal leadership in accordance with Valencia's Strategic Learning Plan.

    Join one of the largest community colleges in Florida, recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the inaugural winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Take the first steps by completing and submitting an online application for this position.

    There are plenty of places to find employment, but at Valencia College, you'll find fulfillment.
    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Master's degree, or higher, from a regionally accredited institution in Humanities[required]
    • Experience in formulating and implementing strategic division plans.
    • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, including the ability to anticipate needs and concerns.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Leadership experience in providing conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation of student, staff, and faculty concerns.
    • Experience in administering the budget by collaborating with faculty and staff to determine funding needs and priorities.
    • Experience teaching at the community college level, preferred.
    • Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
    • A demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion.


        Please
        click here for a complete job description. Valencia’s Total Rewards package features:
        • Free medical, dental benefits and paid life insurance premiums
        • Generous paid time off - vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break, and other holidays
        • Florida retirement membership
        • YMCA membership benefits
        • Educational and Professional development opportunities for you and your dependents and so much more

          Moreover, we believe you will appreciate the commitment to work-life balance plus the inspiring, motivating, and teamwork-oriented environment that we enjoy every day.

          Locations: Valencia’s East Campus Orlando, FL 32825

          Valencia College has campuses conveniently located throughout Central Florida that are accessible by local freeways, expressways and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal.

          As one of the fastest growing cities in America, Orlando offers just the right mix of laid- back Florida lifestyle and the amenities of a big city, making it a great place to live and work.

          Department: Fine Arts Office
          Salary: $94,834 - $111,430 per year
          Closing Date: Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

          If this opportunity sounds inspiring, please complete and submit an online application along with a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position. https://bit.ly/2TdDJlZ

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