JobID 2367 : Long Term Substitute English Learner Teacher (#1963108)

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Full-time

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Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal and the Director of English Learners, to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through: implementing district approved English Language Development (ELD) and content area curriculum (if applicable); addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents/guardians and administration regarding student progress, activities, and expectations.

Performance Responsibilities 
 

  • Develops and administers English Language Development curriculum and content school curriculum consistent with school and district goals and objectives. 
  • Deliver push-in/pull-out/co-taught ESL lessons to students with varying levels of English proficiency as determined by the recommended periods of instruction set forth by the Mass. DESE 
  • Implement content curriculum using WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards and Common Core State Standards for ELs in grades 9-12. 
  • Support students in Career and Technical Education programs.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning.  
  • Maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and attendance as required by the CBA agreement between the Medford Public Schools and the Medford Teachers Association.
  • Participate in faculty and department, and/or district committees and meetings required by the CBA agreement between the Medford Public Schools and the Medford Teachers Association. 
  • Maintain records and student data as needed by the ELL/Title III Department.
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with district testing program

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  •  Familiar with WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards and ACCESS testing. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, parents and administrators.  
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence, equity, and high expectations for all students with an emphasis on building on the strengths that students bring to the teaching/learning process 
  • Ability to collect and interpret data for instructional purposes 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English 
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation process with regard to performance and professional growth as required in the CBA agreement between the Medford Teachers Association and the Medford Public Schools. 
  • Proficiency in a language other than English is preferred 
Qualifications Profile  
  • Valid Massachusetts teacher certification in ESL at the appropriate grade levels 
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. 
  • Masters Degree preferred.  

Experience 
Successful teaching experience with newcomer EL students as well as other levels of English proficiency

Posted By

Medford Public Schools

489 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$20,310 (USD)

State Average: $17,439 (USD)

% ELL Students

8%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

11.25

State Average: 13.39

% IEP Students

18%

State Average: 17%

FTE

646

State Average: 296