How cool is this: there's an elementary school in Oregon that offers instruction completely in Italian! Wow!
Well they need a teacher....read on:
Scuola Italiana di Portland (www.scuola.us) is a small, non-profit school, located close to downtown in Portland, OR. The school offers Italian language and cultural enrichment classes for beginning to advanced students ages 3 through 12 and a Reggio Emilia-inspired, full-immersion Italian preschool for 2-5 year-olds.
Position description: Italian teacher with a passion for working with children in a child-centered environment. Native speaker of Italian with relevant educational background.
Teaching experience at the elementary school level, two + years desired. Experience teaching Italian as a second language a plus, as is experience in curriculum development. Interest and/or knowledge of the Reggio Emilia teaching system preferred. Candidates should be flexible, focused and self-motivated, willing to lead a team in developing an academic curriculum for the school. Candidates must be US citizens or have valid US work visas and be available weekends.
Location: Portland, OR
This is a full-time, 9-month, academic year position, with possibility of renewal. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled. Send resume and references to Scuola Italiana di Portland, c/o Grazia Solazzi, President: firstname.lastname@example.org