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Dual Language (Spanish/English) Resource Specialist Demonstration Teacher-Elementary

Position overview

Position title: Resource Specialists Demonstration Teacher
Salary range: Salary Information: A reasonable estimate for this position is $54,128 - $114,172 annually.

Application Window

Open date: March 24, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Jun 14, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

UCLA Lab School, part of the School of Education & Information Studies, is an innovative school committed to research-based education for an ethnically, linguistically, socially, and economically diverse student body of approximately 450 students, ages 4-12. The Dual Language Resource Specialist Demonstration Teacher works in collaboration with Administration and other Demonstration Teachers to provide an appropriate and robust educational environment for children ages 4 to 12, planning and engaging appropriate learning experiences at UCLA Lab School.
Essential Functions
The Dual Language Resource Specialist Demonstration Teacher will spearhead the implementation of models of differentiated instruction, progress monitoring tools, and various assessments to support specialized, small-group instruction in reading, writing, and math and work to identify, introduce, and maintain blended learning models to enhance opportunities for personalized learning.
The Dual Language Resource Specialist Demonstration Teacher works under the supervision of the Principal, Assistant Principal, and Inclusion Coordinator while collaborating with Demonstration Teachers. Reports directly to the Principal or Assistant Principal of UCLA Lab School.
• Support the school’s Response to Instruction (RTI) model tailored to meet the needs of a broad range of learning styles and development levels for students ages 4-12 at UCLA Lab School;
• Develop appropriate follow-up practice at home for the various age groups and learning levels;
• Communicate with parents in person, over the phone, online, via email, and/or in writing, providing opportunities for parent-child engagement, bridging home and school; identify and utilize resources appropriate to support the RTI program; and
• Utilize the classroom environment to support the whole child.
• The Dual Language Resource Specialist Demonstration Teacher will be a member of the Child Support Team and collaborate with colleagues to develop UCLA Lab School’s Multi-Tiered System of Support.
• Perform assessments and progress monitoring in literacy and math to determine appropriate support systems
• Act as a case manager for students with learning accommodations.
• Organize and facilitate student support team meetings.
• Monitor classroom progress.
• Coordinate and facilitate communication between student, family, school, and allied professionals and provide regular student progress reports in writing.
• Consult with teachers, parents, administration, and outside professionals regarding the special learning needs of students and prescribe accommodations, modifications, and other strategies and materials for classroom and home interventions.
• Support teachers in the implementation of learning plans, accommodations, and modifications.
• Provide direct services to students.
• Observe students displaying academic or behavioral difficulties to assess their learning strengths and challenges, as requested by teachers, parents, or administration.
• Participate in classroom instruction as needed, focusing on those students requiring additional support, modification, or enrichment.
• Provide informal and formal pre-and post-assessments of individual children as requested by teachers, parents, or administration.
• Develop instructional learning plans with long-term goals and specific objectives for identified students, including recommendations of in-school [internal?] or outside resources.
• Provide written reports to school and parents with assessment results and recommendations of appropriate diagnostic testing and intervention programs for school-related learning complexities.
• Provide executive functioning support for students.
• Facilitate and/or direct one-on-one or small group instruction to students who need support in and out of the classroom
• Facilitate training and workshops centered on inclusive practices for faculty and staff.
• Maintain confidential student records and keep accurate documentation of sessions, meetings, and other communications appropriate to ethical and professional standards.
• Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
BA or BS
Master’s Level, preferred
Teaching credentials including Special Education Credential
Three-five years of teaching experience
Spanish Speaking required


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

BA or BS

Teaching credentials including Special Education Credential
Three-five years of teaching experience

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Please upload 3 letters of recommendation. One letter should be from your current or most recent supervisor.

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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles Ca