The Foundation for Hispanic Education (www.tfhe.org):
Background: The Foundation for Hispanic Education was established in 1981 by the late Dr B Roberto Cruz with the mission of providing quality education and support for all underserved learners, with a focus on Latino students. The Foundation, through its three charter high schools, (Latino College Preparatory Academy, Luis Valdez Leadership Academy and Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy), provides leadership in the education of English Language Learners, through its Center for Latino Education and Innovation and its partnership with the University of Santa Clara School of Education and Psychology.
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The Foundation for Hispanic Education is seeking dynamic and passionate Mathematics teachers who can develop our student’s ability to use math as a tool for social change. As Mathematics teachers at our charter schools, educators will work closely with the Principal and department teachers to execute the Mathematics department's mission and vision. We are seeking teachers who are passionate about working with our demographic and committed to student success. Teachers at our new school sites will have the unique opportunity to help develop a four-year Math course sequence with a college-prep focus.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops and presents curricular units and lessons to students; evaluates students’ progress; maintains positive and well managed learning environment; serves as a grade Advisor; serves as a role model and motivator to students, promotes a college-going culture and works collegially with other staff members to fulfill the mission of the school.
THIS POSITION REPORTS TO:
● Valid, secondary teaching credential in subject area or state authorizing Permit
● Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s Degree preferred
● Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not mandatory.
Consistent with the collective bargaining agreement.
The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is continuously interacting with the public, staff and students. The employee frequently must meet multiple demands from several people. The employee is regularly required to sit and stand. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Occasionally the employee must use hand/grip strength to operate office equipment. Ability to withstand long term use of video display terminals is required.
MENTAL FUNCTIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use interpersonal skills. Frequently required to compare, analyze, communicate, coordinate, instruct, compute, synthesize, evaluate and negotiate.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is required to regularly interact with the students, staff and the public.
To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Foundation will make a good faith effort to provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless undue hardship would result to the Foundation. An applicant or employee for this position who believes he or she requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should contact the Site Principal or Chief, Human Resources and request such an accommodation, specifying what accommodation he or she needs to perform the job. The Foundation will analyze the situation, engage in an interactive process with the individual, and respond to the individual’s request.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
The Foundation for Hispanic Education (TFHE) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and practice of TFHE to decide all matters relating to employment solely on the basis of the applicant’s ability to perform the essential functions of the position. TFHE ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, or handicap. Any individual needing assistance in making application for opening should contact the Chief for Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Foundation for Hispanic Education (www.tfhe.org):
Background: The Foundation for Hispanic Education was established in 1981 by the late Dr B Roberto Cruz with the mission of providing quality education and support for all underserved…