BILINGUAL TEACHER (Chinese, French and Spanish positions)
Instruction and Learning (provided in English and either Chinese, French or Spanish)
This posting is for a position during the 2023-2024 school year which would start in August 2023.
Oversees various areas of classroom instruction, including language program implementation, curriculum, and assessment
Leads whole class, small group, and individual learning
Develops a strong classroom community
Collaborates with the entire K-8 team to promote higher levels of learning for all students
Monitors student discipline and safety
Requirements & Qualifications
Must-Haves- High-priority skills and qualities
Deep belief in anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (mission-aligned)
Builds relationships across dimensions of difference (cultural humility)
Exhibits strong leadership skills (clear vision)
Models a restorative mindset (students first mentality)
Continuously seeks ways to improve (reflective)
Constantly grows and develops teaching practice (lifelong learner)
Finds creative and efficient ways to leverage resources (adaptable and solutions-focused)
Near native fluency in spoken and written English and either French, Mandarin or Spanish)
A license to teach in Missouri or other state (early childhood education, elementary education, K-6, or K-8) or ability to teach in the country in which the teacher received their training
Bachelor’s degree in education, literacy, language, or a closely related field
Nice-to-Haves- Skills and qualities that are a plus but not necessarily a requirement
Teaching experience in K-8 classroom
Strong data tracking and interpretation habits
Solid understanding of academic and behavioral strategies for students with various needs
Knowledge of best practices when working with language learners
Salary & Benefits
Compensation and Benefits
SLLIS is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff. We honor the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of everyone. Critical to our mission is creating a just, equitable and inclusive school, St. Louis community, and world. As such, we strive to maintain a compensation system free from inequities while uplifting the unique experiences of our staff.
We use a total rewards system thereby ensuring our compensation and benefits program takes a holistic approach. The compensation system at SLLIS is transparent, equitable, sustainable, and competitive in relation to the local educational market in which we serve. It offers fair and predictable compensation to ensure SLLIS is retaining top talent.
The annual salary for this position is competitive and rages from $43,966 – $61,072. Our salaries are well-above market rate: SLLIS salaries are higher than 97% of public schools in Missouri. Your salary would be based on the highest postsecondary degree you have obtained and the number of years of experience you have. SLLIS also offers the following:
Compressive health care package (medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life insurance)
Vision insurance (no cost to you)
Short-term disability coverage (no cost to you)
$25,000 life insurance (no cost to you)
College tuition rewards program for dependents
Eligibility for federal loan forgiveness programs
Retirement contributions of 14.5% of annual salary and optional 403b
Supply reimbursements and a staff laptop to use
10 PTO days per year, plus no work in June or July!
Other paid time off includes: one week for Thanksgiving break, two weeks for winter break, one week off for Spring break, and all major U.S. holidays. This averages 25 days per year.
Paid parental leave for new parents
Individualized coaching and support
Leadership opportunities to help staff meet their career goals
ID#63903Location1881 Pine Street, St. Louis, USAJob TypeFull TimeContract Length12 monthsPay$43,966 – $61,072 USD /AnnuallyDate Posted2023-01-05
Accepted TEFL Certifications
No requirement Teaching ExperienceNo Teaching Experience RequiredDegree Required?
Yes English Proficiency Level