Teaching Intern - Japanese or Spanish

Position Details

Position ID: 24230291
Start Date: seasonal
Location: Seattle, Washington
Duration: 10 months
Compensation: US$350 per month
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Company Description:

A public school in Seattle, Washington, serving Kindergarten through 5th grade (5-11 year olds). As a dual language school, students receive rigorous elementary education through a global lens while spending half their day learning in English and the other half in either Spanish or Japanese. The school's curriculum incorporates cultural and contemporary issues as well as opportunities for community involvement and service for students both locally and internationally.

Position Duties and Activities:

  • Foster and maintain positive interactions and academic relationships with elementary aged students.
  • Support and motivate students of all abilities in learning activities. This includes, but is not limited to, preparing and presenting lessons to the whole class, small groups or individual students. Interns also provide encouragement using diverse instructional strategies to foster learning.
  • Assist in monitoring of student progress and achievement across a variety of settings and tasks by providing written and oral feedback to teachers. Create and prepare educational materials for use in lessons and in the classroom environment as needed.
  • Participate in instructional planning and professional development opportunities to support student learning. Serve as a model of Japanese / Spanish language and culture with students and in the school community. Foster relationships with students by assisting other staff with supervision on the playground at lunch and around the school.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Student in the field of: elementary teacher training
  • Student or recent graduate in elementary teacher training
  • Enjoy and have a desire to work with elementary aged students (Ages 5-11)
  • Foreign Languages required: Spanish or Japanese

To Apply For This Position:

Please fill out the form below and submit the following two documents:

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in a professional training position in the USA, your relevant experience, and what you can add to the host company.
  2. Attach your detailed resume - dates of study should include month and year. Your employment history should include a brief description of the responsibilities and any major projects you worked on that would prepare you for this position.
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