Job Description

About Gulliver Schools

Gulliver is a co-educational private college preparatory day school established in 1926 in Miami, Florida.  One of the largest independent schools in Florida, Gulliver enrolls more than 2,200 students in Grades PreK3-12 on four campuses. Our Mission is to create an academic community devoted to educational excellence, with a personal touch, that fulfills each student’s potential.

Job Summary

Gulliver’s Preparatory Campus is currently seeking a full time Portuguese teacher for the upcoming 2020 – 2021 school year. Passionate, motivated, and innovative teachers with a different range of experience teaching Portuguese are welcome to apply. The current position involves teaching all the different levels in the Portuguese program, from novice to intermediate high and advanced low, and requires teaching language, culture and literature to non-native and native speakers. In line with the goals of the World Language department, teachers need to adopt a proficiency-based approach teaching Portuguese and must be able to develop alternative assessments.

In addition, applicants must collaborate on a regular basis with other teachers in the World Languages department developing curriculum, sharing pedagogy, and coordinating the World Language department activities and events. Applicants must be adept at keeping accurate records of student progress and communicating with students, parents, and counselors to discuss any concerns or issues. Participating in ongoing professional development activities and staying abreast of current developments in the field are also expectations for this position, as is a working knowledge of technology in the classroom. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching in a 1:1 technology environment, are comfortable operating in a block schedule, and rely on student-centered pedagogy.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and must be bilingual in English and Portuguese and have native or near native proficiency skills reading, writing and speaking in Portuguese.

Desired Qualifications

Master’s Degree and/or Education and State Certification in the subject area.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Level II Fingerprint Screening, Drug screen

 

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