JOB: Para Los Niños Seeking Bi-Lingual Teacher


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Burien’s Para Los Niños is seeking to hire an “imaginative, friendly, out-going and compassionate bi-lingual teacher,” for a part-time contract tutoring children ages 7 to 19 from within the Highline School District.

If you’re not familiar with Para Los Niños, it’s “a grassroots community organization founded by members of the community it serves—the growing immigrant, Spanish-speaking population in South King County. Para Los Niños builds a healthy community with a focus on Latino immigrants. It supports holistic, family-based educational opportunities and builds lasting community networks.”

The job pays $13 – $15 per hour DOE, and here’s the full listing:

“Fostering academic success for every Latino student through parent and community involvement.”

Para Los Ninos has a part-time contract opportunity for an imaginative, friendly, out-going and compassionate bi-lingual teacher. 

Para Los Ninos is offering after school tutoring for children ages 7 – 19 years old from within the Highline School District. 

The hours available are Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 to 8:30 pm and Friday 12:30 to 3:30 pm.

The candidate will be responsible for homework tutoring as well as a Spanish Literacy component, in an effort to maintain (or increase) the newly arrived immigrants understanding and fluency in both English AND Spanish. 

The position responsibilities include:

  • Conduct ongoing outreach to students and families identified by the DISTRICT
  • Provide tutoring to children from within specific schools in Highline School District.
  • Provide monthly reporting on the attendance to tutoring
  • Develop and maintain contact with students’ teachers and families
  • Provide pre and post assessment data as determined with the Highline School District to demonstrate student growth in the English language as well as Mathematics and Reading.
  • Provide requested information for reporting on the Immigrant Competitive Grant by dates assigned
  • Provide 1.5 hours of weekly English tutoring for a minimum of 15 students meeting the qualifications defined by the Immigrant Competitive Grant during at least 15 weeks during the 2009-2010 academic year
  • Provide 1.5 hours of weekly Spanish tutoring classes for a minimum of 15 students meeting the qualifications defined by the Immigrant Competitive Grant during at least 15 weeks during the 2009-2010 academic year

This a CONTRACT PART – TIME POSITION.

Qualifications:

  • Bi-Lingual Spanish and English are required!!
  • Must have or be in the process of attaining Teaching Certification in the state of Washington
  • It is possible to consider Experience in Education over post-secondary Education
Reliable Transportation is required.

To inquire or submit your resume, please email [email protected] or call 206-241-7900 ext 17.

  • 4 – 5 month contract
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