Utah State University

Elementary Teacher - Spanish

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/17/2023 3:43 PM)
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# of Openings
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Position Type
Benefited Part-Time
Job Classification
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E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Edith Bowen School
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


Edith Bowen Laboratory School is looking for a part time Spanish Teacher for 2023-2024 school year.


  • Classroom Spanish language and culture instruction
  • Collaboration with colleagues on designing high-quality student learning and meeting students’ needs
  • Development and demonstration of creative educational programs, techniques, and practices
  • Involvement in conducting and validating research, and cooperation with university, state, and local educational agencies
  • Create place-based, project-based, hands-on lesson plans using a constructivist approach
  • Keep in contact with parents/guardians on a regular basis and report any incidents to the Director and individuals involved
  • Become familiar with student individualized education plans and see that they are implemented
  • Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and instructional technology
  • Establish and maintain appropriate behavior policies and procedures
  • Prepare materials and classroom for class activities
  • May be assigned to special projects/committees


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience in teaching Spanish language and culture.
  • Effective communication skills in dealing with children, parents, college students and professional colleagues.
  • Excellent teaching skills and commitment to serving students.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to program implementation and scheduling.
  • Experience with the use of technology in instruction.
  • Knowledge, or willingness to gain knowledge, regarding the science of reading and its role in literacy instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in elementary education.
  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of constructivist learning theory and application.
  • Experience with integrated instruction.
  • Experience teaching Spanish language and culture in a school setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Education and training: Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of training effects.
  • English Language: Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.
  • Human Behavior: Knowledge of human behavior and performance, individual differences in ability, personality, and interest; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and effective disorders.
  • Speaking: Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Problem solving: Analyzes information and evaluates results to select the best solution and solve problems.
  • Monitoring: Measures performance of self; makes improvements and takes appropriate corrective action.
  • Critical Thinker: Uses logic and reasoning to identify solutions and approaches to problems.
  • Team Building: Works to create a team-based environment.
  • Decision Making: Makes coherent and appropriate decisions in a timely manner.
  • Customer Service: Develop relationships that promote open communication.
  • Encourage Change Initiatives: Openly support and take action to find opportunities to help complete projects more quickly and effectively.

Core Characteristics:

  • Exemplifies kindness, integrity, perseverance, gratitude, and curiosity (EBLS’s core values)
  • Enjoy working with students and as a selfless member of a team
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Accountable
  • Commitment to ethical behavior
  • Dependable with a strong work ethic
  • Commitment to the improvement of EBLS and USU
  • Detail oriented
  • Service oriented attitude with excellent customer service skills
  • Deductive reasoning, problem solving, and prioritizing skills

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. 3 Letters of Recommendation to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”
  3. Contact information for three professional references
  4. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Edith Bowen Laboratory School is a publicly chartered, university laboratory school within the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. There are approximately 358 students in grades Kindergarten through sixth. The school carries out its laboratory school mission through excellent partnerships with the School of Teacher Education and Leadership, other university departments, and local school districts. These important partnerships provide clinical and practicum experiences for pre-service elementary education students, as well as a variety of students from other departments across campus, along with research opportunities for university faculty, graduate and under-graduate students, serving approximately 800 students each year. Edith Bowen Laboratory was chosen as a Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School. The school is known for programs such as place-based and project-based learning, Response to Intervention groups, and STEAM integration.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 11/2022


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