JobID 3518 : ESL/Bilingual (#1018710)
REQUIREMENT: ILLINOIS PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR LICENSE WITH ESL AND BILINGUAL ENDORSEMENTS?
To instruct limited English proficient students in a bilingual learning environment in order to motivate, stimulate and inspire them to learn and develop the necessary skills and knowledge of subject matter to their greatest potential. The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties performed by the individual holding this position may be assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND/OR CERTIFICATION:
*State of Illinois Professional Educator License with Self-Contained General Education and/or required Endorsement for Grade Level
*Bilingual Endorsement and/or Educator License with Stipulations (Bilingual)
- Demonstrated capabilities in leadership, academic competence, public and community relations.\
- Fluency in the language of the target population as well as in English.
- An understanding of cultural and linguistic diversity.
- Familiarity of Bilingual and ESL coursework, and curricula.
- Competent in "Best Practice" teaching methodology.
*Special Note: The Transitional Bilingual Education program provides (1) courses or subjects which a child is required by law to receive and which are required by the child's school district which shall be given in the native language of the children of limited English-speaking ability who are enrolled in the program and also in English, (2) in the reading and writing of the native language of the children of limited English-speaking ability who are enrolled in the program and in the oral comprehension, speaking, reading and writing of English, and (3) in the history and culture of the country, territory or geographic area which is the native land of the parents of children of limited English-speaking ability who are enrolled in the program and in the history and culture of the United States. (Source: P.A. 95-793, eff. 1-1-09.)