Utah State University

Elementary Teacher - Spanish

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/12/2023 5:40 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
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Position Type
Benefited Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
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 the 2023-2024 school year.


  • Design and deliver classroom Spanish language and culture instruction
  • Collaborate with colleagues on designing high-quality student learning and meeting students’ needs
  • Develop and demonstrate creative educational programs, techniques, and practices
  • Coordinate and facilitate services and assessment for multi-lingual learners (i.e. serve as ESL coordinator and teacher)
  • Participate research as needed, and cooperate 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
  • Serve on faculty committees
  • Other assignments as needed


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.

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

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  


As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  


Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 7/2023

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 Cody Carmichael, 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


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