Teacher (English)

Where: Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Extent of Work: Full Time

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What You’ll Do

The Avenues Language Learning Intensive will open its first semester in January 2020. A small team of colleagues will work with a cohort of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students to sharpen and develop their English reading, writing, and speaking through a task- and project-based interdisciplinary curriculum co-developed by the faculty and a team of experts. In this semester-long onboarding program, faculty will also:

    • Ensure that students achieve key learning outcomes, targeting instruction to address individual needs
    • Successfully support students’ linguistic needs in all grade levels, through a variety of different well-planned and evidence-based strategies
    • Build a learning atmosphere that leads students to feel part of a challenging and joyful learning community
    • Collaborate intensively with colleagues to design interdisciplinary projects and continually deepen student learning
    • Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families

 

What You’ll Bring

Our founding ALLI teachers at Avenues will bring all or most of the following:

  • A deep understanding of language development and all the nuances involved to be able to target specific support to different students, at different levels
  • Recent experience in an academic program tailored to contemporary approaches in language acquisition and assessment
  • A strong ability to develop students into passionate, curious and skillful readers and writers, by engaging them in interesting, meaningful and challenging work
  • Extensive classroom teaching experience with clear evidence of student learning and growth
  • A remarkable entrepreneurial drive, creativity and ability to bring new ideas to fruition
  • Intellectual curiosity and humility, to reflect on and continually grow in teaching practice
  • A strong sense of personal responsibility for the success of every student
  • Fluency in Portuguese and/or Korean is a plus

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