Escuela Bilingüe Internacional (EBI) is an independent co-educational day school located in the
Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland and Triangle neighborhood of Emeryville, of the San Francisco Bay Area. The school offers a Spanish-English dual language program, extending from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade. EBI opened its doors in September 2006, with Pre-Kinderand Kindergarten.
EBI’s progressive education program is based on a child-centered, constructivist, inquiry-based approach. EBI is authorized by the International Baccalaureate (IB) to offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP).
The community of EBI, including the faculty and staff, is a unique and valuable asset to the school. It is with this in mind that, in addition to specific responsibilities, it is essential that all EBI employees demonstrate the following:
Personal alignment with EBI and IB missions;
Value for bilingualism, educational excellence, diversity, international mindedness and the cultivation of character;
Enjoyment working in a diverse, international and collaborative school environment;
Effective listening, speaking, writing and presenting skills in Spanish and/or English, as required;
A positive attitude and a deep sense of professionalism.
Specific responsibilities include:
Planning & Preparation for Learning
In-depth knowledge of mathematics .
Incorporate International Baccalaureate pedagogy.
Have a good grasp of how students learn.
Backwards plan with big ideas, essential questions, knowledge, and skill goals.
Plan on-the-spot and unit assessments to measure student learning.
Design lessons that target multiple learning needs, styles, and interests.
Foster positive interactions and teach useful social skills.
Have a repertoire of discipline “moves” that can defuse most behavior problems before learning is impacted.
Capture and maintain most students’ attention.
Maximize academic learning time through coherence, lesson momentum, and smooth transitions.
Experience with responsive classroom preferred
Delivery of Instruction
Activate students’ prior knowledge and hook their interest in each unit and lesson.
Use clear explanations, appropriate language, and examples to present material.
Orchestrate effective strategies, materials, and classroom groupings to foster student learning.
Have students think about, discuss, and use the ideas and skills being taught.
Develop personalized math learning plans for all students
Differentiate instruction to accommodate a wide range of students’ ability levels, learning profiles, and learning needs.
Monitoring, Assessment, and Follow-Up
Provide clear criteria for proficiency, including rubrics and exemplars of work.
Frequently check for understanding and give students helpful information if they seem confused.
Have students set goals, self- assess, and know where they stand academically.
Take responsibility for students who are not succeeding and get them extra help.
Reflect on the effectiveness of teaching/learning and how to improve it.
Complete paperwork, duties, and assignments accurately and punctually.
Demonstrate professional demeanor and maintain appropriate boundaries.
Be ethical and above-board, use good judgment, and maintain confidentiality with student records.
Collaborate with colleagues to plan, share teaching ideas, and look at student work.
Seeks out effective teaching ideas from colleagues, workshops, and other sources.
Willing to participate beyond the academic program.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School
Educational and Other Requirements:
BA in mathematics, or in a related field. A Master’s in education or Mathematics is preferred.
Prior experience teaching middle school math required. Additional experience teaching in high school preferred.
Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.
Experience and training in PYP, MYP and/or IB Diploma preferred
Experience teaching in other international or bilingual schools preferred
About Escuela Bilingüe Internacional
Escuela Bilingüe Internacional (EBI) is an independent co-educational dayschool located in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland of the San Francisco Bay Area. EBI is authorized by the International Baccalaureate to offer the Primary Years Programme. The school offers a Spanish-English dual language program, extending from pre-K through 8th grade. EBI opened its doors in September 2006, with preschool and kindergarten.
The mission of Escuela Bilingüe Internacional is to provide an excellent Spanish-English bilingual education based on the highest international academic standards in an environment that thrives on diversity, fosters global citizenship, and develops the character necessary to recognize that cultural uniqueness is the touchstone of our common humanity.