JobID 1207 : Full Time ELL Teacher (#2007288)

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Start Date
08/01/2020

Description

Category:  Elementary Teaching
Date Posted:  01/28/2020
Date of Availability:  August 2020
Open Until Filled

Job Title:  English Language Learner Teacher (ELL Teacher) 

Job Summary:  The ELL Teacher will provide specialized language instruction to our English Language Learners and collaborate with classroom teachers to ensure our English Language Learners develop English language proficiency and achieve academic success.     

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Licenses, Certificates:  Minimum Requirements- Colorado Elementary Teaching License OR Colorado Secondary English Teaching License

Commitment to obtain a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) K-12 endorsement OR  an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement OR an added endorsement/degree in English as Second Language

Required Skills:  Ability to read, analyze and interpret assessment data, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals, student learning plans, and state and federal grants. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, parents, community members, and the general public.  Must be able to transport between school buildings, districts, and cities. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Screen Home Language Surveys

2. Administer the W-APT or WIDA Screener, interview parents/guardians, and collect a body of evidence to determine student eligibility for the ESL program in conjunction with the ELL Coordinator.

3. Actively participate with a team (classroom teacher, building principal, specialist(s), parent, and ELL Coordinator) in building a student’s English Language Acquisition Plan (ELAP)

  • review the progress of ELLs in language acquisition and academic achievement to determine continuation in the ESL program or redesignation

  • determine appropriate instructional and assessment accommodations

  • set language goals and determine the appropriate strategies

  • build a student’s language profile (background information, years attended in the United States schools/language of instruction, strengths as a learner, interests, etc.)

4. Collaborate with classroom teachers and other district staff in order to design language services that are closely aligned to the district’s core curriculum goals and objectives.

5. Establishes and communicates clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units, and projects.  

6. Provide support for English Language Learners, while creating an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest, and abilities of students.

7. Administer the WIDA ACCESS annually.

8. Assesses and communicates the progress of students’ language development on a regular basis to parents, classroom teacher, and ELL team.

9. Maintains accurate and complete records.

10. Attend IEP, MTSS, CST, Section 504, parent/teacher conferences or other related meetings as needed.

11. Ability to coach and provide professional development opportunities.  

12. Establishes partnerships with the community as appropriate in support of the ELL program.

13. Actively participate in end of the year evaluation meetings on student academic and language progress.

14. Actively participate in re-designation meetings.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
 
Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 
 
Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implements lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.
 
Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. 
 
Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.  Is directly responsible for student safety, work output and wellbeing.  
 
Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online at www.moffatsd.org. 

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District.  Compliance Officer for Title IX – Dave Ulrich, Superintendent, Renae Dove, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Dove, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270, renae.dove@moffatsd.org

Posted By

Moffat County School District Re No. 1

775 YAMPA AVENUE, CRAIG, CO 81625-2532
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,716 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

8%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.98

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

300

State Average: 415