Bilingual Elementary Classroom Teacher

Orange Coounty Educational Arts Academy

Santa Ana, California

Date Posted May 17, 2021
Industry K-12: Charter Schools
Specialty Other
Certification Needed Yes, Multiple Subject Credentialed with BCLAD Authorization
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Placement in the certificated salary schedule



Bilingual Elementary Classroom Teacher

Orange County Educational Arts Academy (“OCEAA”) is a TK-8 independent charter school specializing in dual language immersion programming which serves over 600 students. Our mission at OCEAA is simple: to nurture all learners to become creative, critical thinkers by providing high quality standards-based instruction through the arts, technology, language and culture.


We have a diverse population; approximately 70% of our students are low income, 50% are English Learners and 7% are Students with Disabilities. Grounded in our Habits of Character? integrity, compassion, courage, collaboration, and perseverance, OCEAA partners with EL Education as a national network school to create classrooms where students achieve content mastery in two languages and become active contributors in building a better world. 


Applicants must be able to conduct lessons entirely in academic Spanish to students who are becoming bi-literate in Spanish and English.  



OCEAA is looking for a talented bilingual elementary teacher to join our team that is committed to: 

  1. Taking full responsibility for the achievement and engagement of every student every day
  2. Collaborating deeply with parents and colleagues to raise student achievement in mastery knowledge and skills, character education, and high quality work
  3. Being an equity-focused leader in bringing about significant and lasting change in the classroom and school
  4. Fully engaging in professional development activities and coaching cycles to learn how to effectively implement the Core Practices of EL Education and Guiding Principles of Dual Language Education


Schedule:        Full time position / professional hours

Reports to:      School Director



Within the overarching goal of developing language fluency in Spanish and English, teachers will:



  1. CA Multiple Subjects Credential with BCLAD
  2. First Aid & CPR certification
  3. TB clearance
  4. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with school staff, parents, students and administrators. 
  5. Ability to work in a fast paced, high intensity work environment.
  6. Ability to handle upset children and adults in a respectful and professional manner.
  7. Flexibility to attend required/mandatory meetings on campus.



SALARY: Placement on certificated salary schedule.