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Current Openings at Portland Village School:


We are currently looking for a part-time Spanish teacher for our amazing 5-8 grade students.

The perfect candidate is:

- bilingual biliterate

- creative, fun, and focused on student engagement

- has effective classroom management

- flexible thinking

- understanding of whole-child education

- loves to collaborate

- experience with middle school pedagogy and development  


+ Support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the school.

+ Plan and implement a program of instruction that adheres to the PVS vision and philosophy based on public Waldorf Education.

+ Instruction should be arts-integrated and student driven, based on wonder, exploration and project-based.

+ Create, plan, and teach a rigorous curriculum while meeting the needs of a diverse student population.

+ Continuously monitor and evaluate student outcomes through informal and formative assessments.

+ Effectively and consistently communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff, and community.

+ Develops, selects, and differentiates instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students.

+ Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of children.

+ Experience with PBIS and Restorative Justice preferred

+ Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

+ Ability to work collaboratively with administration and teaching staff.

+ Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.


+Attend weekly staff meetings

+Serves on staff committees, IEP teams, Intervention Assistance Teams, grade level teams, and curriculum teams as required.

+Assists with student hallway, lunch room, and/or parking lot monitoring before, during, and/or after school as assigned by administration.

Candidates offered a position  must be able to pass a background check through Oregon Child Care Division and Oregon Department of Education. Candidates offered a position must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

*** Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by Portland Village School  regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position***