EL Teacher (specialist)
Must hold a certificate issued by Nevada Department of Education Teacher Licensure.
The certificate must be in Elementary License.
The certificate position area must be in English as a Second Language (EFL/ELL/ESL/ESOL).
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th.
The certificate status must be active.
This position will work primarily with EL students on their academic deficiencies. This teacher will utilize EL best practices and small groups/individual student work to support students.
Teachers are responsible for ensuring that students achieve mastery of learning objectives. They provide guidance, instruction and support, manage the learning process and focus on students’ individual needs. Teachers monitor student progress through interactive lessons and daily assessments and they actively work with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Teach and monitor students Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Provide instruction in both online and face-to-face settings. • Teach from the academy or a designated remote location minimum three days per week. • Integrate STEM content and writing performance tasks in all subject areas. • Collect, review, and provide feedback on student work samples. • Prepare students for state standardized tests. • Required travel to proctor site-based testing throughout Nevada. • Participate in professional development opportunities. Remain current with educational trends and effectively implement new strategies. • Conduct regular conferences with parents/Learning Coaches and students to assess each student's progress. Document conference details in a database. • Analyze data to identify student academic strengths and weaknesses. Proactively track student progress and school attendance. • Demonstrate knowledge of Assistive Technologies. • Effectively manage time and respond to students, parents/Learning Coaches and NVVA staff via phone, e-mail or face-to-face within 24 hours. • Participate on IEP and pre-referral teams for students with special needs. Compile and Maintain Special Education Compliance Files and maintain accurate special education records; keep detailed documentation from parent/student conferences. • Complete all activities required for compliance with IDEA. • Respond within 24 hours to student, parent and NVVA staff inquiries via phone and/or e-mail or face-to- face. • Participate in regular face-to-face staff meetings. • Travel and arrive a minimum of fifteen minutes early for all face-to-face and/or live sessions with staff or students. • Alert administrators of any concerns about student progress and/or truancy. • Other duties as assigned.