Urbana School District #116


TITLE:  Spanish Dual Language High School Social Studies Teacher (2021-2022 School Year)


LOCATION:  Urbana High School 


SUPERVISOR:  Building Principals, Assistant Principals, and Program Director


JOB SUMMARY:  Under general direction of the Principals, Assistant Principals and Program Director, the Bilingual teacher is responsible for helping emergent bilingual students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women. The Dual Language Social Studies teacher understands bilingualism and biliteracy as intellectual, academic and social foundations for a just and multicultural society. The teacher values cultural, racial and linguistic diversity and uses it to the benefit of all students in the classroom in her/his objectives and methodology . The teacher is committed to the cultivation and support of a just and multicultural environment and collaborates well with all stakeholders (parents, teachers, instructional coaches, etc.) to ensure student achievement.  The teacher provides instruction in accordance with the ESL/Dual Language program requirements to deliver a guaranteed and viable curriculum for second language learners of English at and above the grade-level standards with a particular focus in Social Studies.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  Some teachers may serve as department chairs, team leaders and building curriculum coordinators.





LICENSES/CREDENTIALS:   Valid Illinois Teaching License with the appropriate

endorsements. (Bilingual/ESL endorsements required)


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Salary is based on a step placement which is determined by education, experience and the Urbana Education Association and Board of Education contract.


EVALUATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of professional personnel.


START DATE: August 16, 2021


NOTE: This is a position within the collective bargaining unit and is not an administrative position.




REVISED:  July 2018