Primary Purpose:

Provide students with native language instruction in the core academic subject areas assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society while acquiring a second language.




Bachelor's degree from accredited University

Valid Texas bilingual teaching certificate or valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for bilingual education; required training for subject and level assigned

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of the developmental needs of children assigned to teach

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to read, write and speak fluently in Spanish and English or the native language of the bilingual students and English

Knowledge of and background in the implementation of dual language programs



At least one year student teaching or approved internship