JobID 2367 : Long Term Substitute English Learner Teacher (#1963108)
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.
- 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
- 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.
Successful teaching experience with newcomer EL students as well as other levels of English proficiency