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Texas (TX), Houston
Employer:  DIVERSITY in Ed
City:  Houston
State:  Texas (TX)
Zip Code:  77024

To motivate each student to develop competencies, knowledge and skills in aurally comprehending, speaking, reading and writing a foreign language, in accordance with each student’s ability, to interpret to pupils the culture of the countries where the foreign language is spoken’ to discover and develop special talents of students in foreign language communication. 


1. Teaches skills and knowledge in foreign language instruction to secondary students, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities. Modern foreign language teachers (French, German, Spanish) teach aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Latin teachers concentrate primarily on the study of syntax, morphology and vocabulary, with emphasis on reading and translation of classical literature. 

2. Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. 

3. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the basic instructional philosophy. 

4. Provides learning experiences which develop the basic communication skills, utilizing tape recorders and other electronic equipment as appropriate. 

5. Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student. 

6. Instructs students in safe operation of electronic equipment used in language instruction. Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs as required. 

7. Develops student understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where foreign language is spoken. 

8. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment. 

9. Evaluates each student’s progress in aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing the foreign language in relationship to the level being taught. 

10. Selects books, instructional aids, and instructional supplies and maintains required inventory records. 

11. Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress. 

12. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems. 

13. Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day. 

14. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs. 

15. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities. 

16. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and/or in self-selected professional growth activities. 

17. Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which he/she will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines. 

18. Performs other duties as many, from time to time be assigned by the supervisor. 

Job Category:  Elementary/Primary
Middle School
High School
Position type:  Full-Time
School Type:  Independent Schools
Rural Schools
Suburban Schools
Charter Schools
Urban Schools
Subject:  Foreign Language
Salary:  $50,000 - $74,999
Additional information:  DIVERSITY RECRUITMENT PARTNERS is committed to helping school employers who are fostering a learning environment where diversity is encouraged in recruiting and retaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of their students and surrounding population and to hiring the best employees of all backgrounds who will bring their unique talents and skills into their school system. Bilingual, multicultural and diverse teacher candidates are encouraged to apply.
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