JobID 5215 : EL Summer Academy Teachers (#2021194)

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Internal candidates should email Helene Becker stating their interest in teaching in the High School EL Summer Academy.  Internal candidates should not apply on Applitrack.  External candidates need to apply through Applitrack. 
EL Summer Academy Schedule:
July 6-August 7, 2020
8:00-1:00 (students are dismissed at 12:45)

Training and Preparation
June 16

Job Summary:

The EL Summer Academy teachers provide intensive EL instruction to high school ELs using the same core curriculum and textbooks used throughout the school year.  All EL levels are offered.  Successful students receive 1 credit towards graduation.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach research-based classroom instruction using the NPS EL curriculum and materials.
  • Administer a pre-test and post-test supplied by the program.
  • Keep accurate records of student attendance.
  • Assess students throughout the program in order to assign grades and give course placement recommendations for the 20-21 school year.

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Connecticut TESOL teaching certification (or English 7-12 certificate if teaching the Transition English course).
  • Previous teaching experience working in Norwalk’s EL Summer Academy preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of best practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment aligned to the CCSS and CELP Standards.
  • Demonstrated expertise in delivery of EL instruction. 
  • Proven experience working with teams of educational professionals in collaborative settings.
  • Sensitivity, understanding and appreciation of the needs and strengths of a diverse school district and community.
  • Ability to commit to teaching all 5 weeks/25 days of the EL Summer Academy.
  • Spanish proficiency preferred.


Salary:  In accordance with the NFT contract ($47/hour for first-time Summer Academy teachers, $49/hour for experienced Summer Academy teachers.)

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It is the policy of the Norwalk Board of Education to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or physical and mental disability.

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Norwalk Public Schools

125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06852
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$20,455 (USD)

State Average: $20,481 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.29

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 479