Reports to: ELL Director
Supported by: Instructional Coach
Salary Range: Competitive Salary and Benefits – based on experience
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Education: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree.
Experience: Three years of teaching experience preferred, but not required.
Certification Required: Valid teacher certification required or willingness to obtain certification.
Characteristics of the Successful Candidate:
- Growth mindset
- Reflective practitioner
- Creative problem solver
- Willing to take risks
- Highly organized
- Effective at time management
- Seeks out professional learning
- Willing to continue to learn and try new strategies/ protocols
- Willing to plan and work collaboratively with a team
- Able to build relationships with students from a variety of backgrounds
- Good communicator and active listener
1. Adapt classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans and building academic English and content knowledge.
2. Administer tests and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student language ability. Advise parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student achievement; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
3. Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
4. Ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, reporting and policies pertaining to EL.
5. Collaborate with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
6. Work with administration to create benchmark assessments and monitor data of individual student progress toward attainment benchmark indicators and proficiency growth.
7. Demonstrate methods required to perform classroom and/or subject-specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.
8. Create school-wide ELL goals based on ACCESS data.
9. Instruct English learner students for the purpose of improving their success in academics and skills.
10. Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
11. Model English communication for the purpose of developing student ability to communicate effectively in the English language. Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, cafeteria, playground, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
12. Participate in a variety of meetings (e.g. 504, IEPs, teacher/parent meetings, data meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and to optimize student learning.
13. Participate in the regular professional development, the school’s professional learning community and staff meetings to improve instruction.
14. Work collaboratively and communicate professionally with school leadership and other staff members to maximize effective instructional activities and build a positive school culture.
15. Meet professional obligations by honoring schedules, deadlines, and all professional responsibilities.
16. Demonstrate the standards for effective practices of teachers.
17. Other duties as assigned.
Please submit a resume, cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and a copy of your teaching license to firstname.lastname@example.org