ESL TEACHER (#1833170)
Purpose of Job: To provide direct and indirect English fluency instructional support for students in a variety of educational settings. Essential Job Functions The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. • Administers appropriate tests to determine students’ level of English fluency and provides feedback to students, parents/guardians, and administration regarding students’ progress, expectations, goals, etc. • Advises parents/guardians of student progress for the purpose of supporting teacher’s expectations, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment. • Assesses student’s communication skills in the use of English for the purpose of developing appropriate lesson plans and instructional techniques to improve student’s ability to effectively communicate in the English language • Collaborates with school personnel, parents and various community agencies for the to improve the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum • Possesses knowledge of systems and structures of language and of language conventions. • Possesses knowledge of methods of obtaining and communicating information • Possesses knowledge of instructional use/analysis of alternate text forms (i.e. media, speech). • Possesses knowledge of reading strategies as they develop deeper understanding of all text. • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated. • Plans and uses appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflects accommodations for individual needs of students assigned. • Monitors students in a variety of educational settings (e.g. classroom, school grounds, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment. • Abides by the Tennessee Teacher Code of Ethics.