Dual Language Immersion Teacher, French - 2022-23 School Year

Essential functions

1. Teaches classes in elementary schools in the target language in accordance with the requirements of approved courses of study.

2. Develops lesson plans that engage students in cognitively challenging work aligned to standards.

3. Utilizes data about individual student progress, strengths and needs in planning.

4. Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

5. Evaluates student learning to determine progress, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.

6. Provides differentiated instruction in order to modify and accommodate for English Learners and students with special needs.

7. Actively plans with grade level and language teams and collaborates effectively with all educational partners to maintain high program quality and continuity of learning

8. Creates a safe and supportive learning environment where students are encouraged to participate and share ideas.

9. Models respectful and polite interactions with all students.

10. Demonstrates use of a fair, firm, and consistent classroom management system.

11. Provides clear behavior expectations for students and monitors student behavior throughout the school campus.

12. Participates in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings to develop IEPs for eligible students.

13. Assumes responsibility for meeting student performance goals and working with colleagues to meet defined achievement goals.

14. Provides ongoing communication with parents/guardians to create a partnership around student learning by providing information about the instructional program and the progress of their child/children

15. Maintains professional competence through staff development activities provided by the District and self-selected professional growth activities.

16. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, and materials.

17. Reflects on practice and student progress to inform future instructional strategies.

18. During periods of critical personnel shortage or other emergency situations, shall temporarily perform any duties, as directed, within the authorization of credential/s held.


  • An earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A valid California credential authorizing teaching service in the elementary grades.
  • Bilingual, Cross-Cultural, Language and Academic Development Authorization in the target language.

About the Employer

Glendale Unified School District is the third-largest school district in Los Angeles County, serving 24,500 students in preschool through grade 12 and beyond. The district is committed to maximizing student achievement, fostering students’ social and emotional growth, and creating a vibrant, inclusive environment where all children can learn and thrive. Nine Glendale Unified schools have earned the U.S. Office of Education’s highest designation, the National Blue Ribbon; 26 Glendale Unified schools have been recognized as California Distinguished Schools; and 17 of the district’s 18 Title I schools have been named Title I Achieving Schools. Glendale Unified proudly offers dual immersion programs in seven languages; six magnet schools focused on technology, world languages, and visual and performing arts; innovative opportunities for dual college enrollment; and a wide variety of Career and Technical Education pathways beginning in middle school. In Glendale Unified schools we are excelling together to prepare our youth with endless pathways for success! Learn more at www.gusd.net.


To apply: Dual Language Immersion Teacher, French-- 2022-23 School Year (Anticipated Vacancy) at Glendale Unified School District | EDJOIN