Spanish Teacher

Category:  Hard to Staff
Job Function:  Teaching
Department:  Tri-Cities High


Provides Spanish instruction for students which enable them to learn and demonstrate mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards

Essential Duties

  • Prepares and plans for instruction of Spanish classes Vertical teams with FCS Spanish Middle School feeder teacher
  • Advocates on the importance of the Spanish language in a Global Economy and seeks to provide unique opportunities to study the Spanish language outside of the regular classroom setting
  • Provides content-related and appropriate instruction based on Fulton County’s curriculum
  • Provides classroom environment which promotes active learning in subject area
  • Exhibits knowledge of performance-based instruction and assessment
  • Communicates responsibly with students, parents, colleagues, and school leadership
  • Accounts for student attendance and punctuality
  • Follows all county, state, and federal policies and procedures
  • Follows professional ethics in all work-related activities
  • Works collaboratively with other Fulton County Spanish teachers
  • Prepares adequately for responsibilities to be assumed when absent
  • Works with parents/guardians in all aspects of the student’s educational program
  • Facilitates home-school communication by such means as holding conferences, telephoning, and sending written communications
  • Integrates appropriate technology into classroom instruction
  • Avoids behaviors which detract from staff morale
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited university


Must hold certification in Spanish OR must meet eligibility requirements to obtain certification. Requirements are: must have passed the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Written Proficiency Test (WPT) at Advanced Low Proficiency
Will primarily consider fully certified Spanish teachers, but will consider those who can pass the appropriate OPI and WPT exams

Experience Qualifications

0-1 year classroom experience required; High School teaching experience preferred 


  • Proven communication and instructional strategies
  • Classroom management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational skills

Working Conditions

  • Classroom environment

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
  • May require stooping or crouching
Posting ID:  30305

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