February 12, 2012

Jobs: Dual Language, Spanish-Speaking Elementary Teachers in Memphis

Teach Memphis is seeking Dual Language, Spanish-Speaking Elementary Teachers for the 2012-2013 school year!

Do you speak Spanish fluently? Are you also certified to teach elementary grades? If so, you have an opportunity to be a part of the very first Dual Immersion program in the state of TN! We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated excellence in their field of study to begin teaching this exciting new position.

For more information about the Dual Immersion program: http://www.mcsk12.net/schools/treadwell.es/site/DualLanguageImmersionOptionalProgram.shtml

Memphis City Schools realizes that teachers matter, and the district, through its Teacher Effectiveness Initiative, is committing significant resources to attract, retain, develop, and reward top-performing teachers – giving teachers who want to make a real difference the tools to do so. This work puts MCS at the center of national conversations about education and positions it to be a national model for school reform. There’s never been a more exciting time to become a teacher with Memphis City Schools.

With a highly selective application and screening process, becoming a Dual Language teacher with Memphis City Schools will place you among an elite group of educators who are transforming lives and communities through their work in the classroom.

Candidates will benefit from a user-friendly online application and streamlined screening process. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
• Competitive salary starting at $41K - $50K+, depending on experience;
• Full medical benefits
• Retirement benefits through the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System

MCS provides extensive ongoing professional development and training for teachers through the district’s state-of-the-art Teaching & Learning Academy, a teacher induction program, ongoing mentoring and advancement opportunities. We are currently accepting applications for Dual Language Elementary positions. Please visit http://www.teachmemphis.org to learn more about teaching in Memphis City Schools and to submit your application today.

Memphis City Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex, age or genetics. For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance (901) 416-6670.

Candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:
• Have a TN teaching license with elementary endorsement and at least and Advanced Low score on the Oral Proficiency Interview for Spanish.
• Have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
• Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
• Pass a criminal background check.

[LIM-A] Teach Memphis is seeking Dual Language, Spanish-Speaking Elementary Teachers for the 2012-2013 school year! LIM-A listserv (LIM-A@LISTS.UMN.EDU, 8 Feb 2012).

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