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Estimated Pay $48 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Lawrence, Massachusetts

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Job Description
Salary:

                                                                                                           

                        Lawrence Family Development Charter School

                                                                                                                     www.lfdcs.org

                                                                                           Strengthening families…building community


The Curriculum Specialist- Spanish will work under the direction of the Principal for the coordination of curriculum and instruction within the academic discipline of Spanish to (1) implement curriculum planning and revision, and (2) collaborate, consult, and advise building leaders in order to support teachers in the effective implementation of high-quality, evidence-based instructional practices and curricular materials.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead Spanish curriculum review cycles, curriculum exploration, and curriculum revisions to establish alignment with World Languages curriculum frameworks and culturally responsive teaching practices
  • Lead curriculum work to establish the horizontal and vertical alignment of curriculum and instructional strategies among and between grade levels
  • Collaborate with instructional leaders and teachers on standards-based grading and rubric creation
  • Oversee common assessment routines and supports analysis of assessment data to improve instruction and ensure all students are learning
  • Plan professional development for staff that supports the implementation of high-quality curriculum, research-based instructional practices, and centering equity to ensure all students have consistent access to grade-level, high-quality learning experiences.
  • Facilitate district professional development on leveraging technology to more effectively differentiate student learning, with a goal towards personalization
  • Communicate and collaborate among vertical and horizontal teacher teams, to identify digital instructional needs (logistical and curricular), and follow up with research and recommendations
  • Lead curriculum committees and professional learning communities
  • Identify students of concern and collaborate with instructional leaders and teachers to make intervention plans



Experience/Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Education (preferred)
  • Five years of classroom teaching experience, or in the role of Spanish specialist or coach
  • Administrative experience is a plus
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Understanding of own attitudes, beliefs, and biases
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers and administrators
  • Knowledge of standards-based education, differentiated instructional strategies, and assessments
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and in a culturally responsive manner, in oral and written form
  • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in the educational field
  • Ability to use professional literature, evidence-based research, and continuing education content to make practice decisions


School Year Position

Reports to: Principal


Lawrence Family Development Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.