Classroom Presenter – Spanish Language Fluent
Part-time contract position (approximately 1-2 teaching days per week)
Open until filled
Triangle Associates is seeking a Spanish-speaking educator to join the education team for work in King and Snohomish County schools. The ideal candidate must speak Spanish fluently, have experience working in diverse classrooms, and the ability to present classroom workshops to elementary students in both Spanish and English languages. The ideal candidate will be familiar with incorporating environmental justice concepts, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion principles into their daily work.
Environmental Education Programs
•Present multiple one-hour classroom workshops, in Spanish and English, in schools throughout King and Snohomish Counties on conservation themed topics.
•Communicate promptly and professionally with scheduling and project manager team regarding availability, and with teachers and students when at schools.
•Learn content of multiple conservation-themed workshops in preparation for teaching and communicate with project manager to share ideas for script and materials.
•Maintain program materials, including making minor repairs as needed or delivering materials to office for larger repairs.
•Send confirmations to schools in advance of teaching and send brief summaries to project managers after.
•Show attention to detail, including tracking scheduling changes, being prepared with all materials needed for the teaching day, and being punctual for teaching.
•Accurately track hours worked in online hours reporting system, and track mileage for reimbursement on time.
•Minimum of two years’ experience working with youth ages 6-12 in a classroom setting or through an informal educator setting. Relevant volunteer experience may substitute for work experience.
•Must be available to work during school hours with possible early travel start time, between 6 AM and 5 PM (and infrequent evenings or weekends as needed).
•Ability to present and converse fluently in Spanish.
•Ability to drive to schools throughout King County. This includes a reliable car, valid Washington State driver’s license, clean driving record, and auto insurance covering bodily injury and property damage.
•Clear, written, and verbal communication skills with attention to detail.
•Excellent classroom management skills, including voice projection and ability to work under pressure in a school setting. Able to adapt teaching style for various ages and learning styles and present information in an engaging manner.
•Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students and adults in a dynamic, respectful, creative, culturally-responsive, and enthusiastic way.
•Excellent organizational and self-managing skills.
•Ability to pass a background check.
•Ability to carry 30 lbs. of props and materials.
Since 1979, Triangle Associates has worked with communities, government leaders, and school districts to address ongoing natural resource, land use, and conservation challenges. We are a women-owned environmental consulting company known for innovative and responsive collaborative governance and engaging school-based education programs. Our services include facilitation, mediation, conflict resolution, public involvement, strategic planning, classroom education, community outreach, theatrical programs, curriculum development, teacher trainings, and more. Our clients are federal, state, tribal and local governments, private firms, school districts, non-profits, and communities. Triangle’s work is rooted in the belief that good information, genuine dialogue, and participatory problem-solving, among diverse people and interests, are the foundations of a healthy democracy and sustainable society.
Triangle is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. This includes addressing institutional racism and other forms of prejudice. This work is ongoing and continually adjusted to meet the needs of our staff and stakeholders. We value and welcome a diverse array of experiences. We seek employees who think critically about their own cultural lens and are able to communicate effectively with people of different backgrounds and abilities. An ideal candidate will be committed to providing equitable engagement to our school communities, stakeholders and clients.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources Manager at email@example.com. Please include the position title in the subject line. Please highlight how your previous work experience and capabilities directly support the job responsibilities and your success at Triangle. Cover letters should additionally conclude with a brief bulleted response to the following four points:
•What is your part-time work availability?
•Describe your level of Spanish language fluency and how many years you have been fluent.
•Do you have a valid driver’s license AND access to your own vehicle (REQUIRED) for school visits?
•How did you learn about the position?
Triangle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. We strongly encourage and seek applications from individuals with a bilingual and/or bicultural background.