FY 2020-2021 ELL Coach
The job of ELL Coach is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process with specific
responsibilities for planning and monitoring the implementation of English Language Learners intervention
program and services, providing information, serving as a resource to others; achieving defined objectives by
planning, evaluating, developing, implementing, supporting teachers to implement best practices in the area of
learners at the school sites as require by state and federal mandates; providing support to district and school
personnel; maintaining student data for audits; and coordinating the language assessment to ELL students.
This job reports to Assigned Administrator
Analyzes class and grade level data in English language acquisition at assigned elementary school(s) for the
purpose of sharing information with teachers and making informed decisions relative to instructional
Assesses skills and needs (both initially and ongoing) of teachers and students within an elementary school
setting for the purpose of determining the kinds of professional development and strategies needed to
increase the language acquisition in English of our students.
Collaborates with internal and external personnel (e.g. building principals, lead teachers, parents, community
members, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.
Communicates with parents, district personnel and others for the purpose of building rapport and positive
interpersonal relationships between all parties to ensure that required documentation and support of the ELL
program are adhered to.
Communicates with a variety of parties (e.g. instructional staff, other school personnel, parents, students,
etc.) for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions; achieving
established program objectives and/or and planning curriculum.
Conducts subject specific meetings and/or trainings for the purpose of coordinating instructional activities
including disseminating and receiving information, planning and implementing curriculum, while providing
support to the instructional staff.
Coordinates program components, support needs and materials for the purpose of delivering services which
conform to established guidelines.
Designs curriculum programs and related materials for the purpose of providing support and resources for
classroom teacher use to enhance student learning.
Develops long and short-range plans for the purpose of ensuring that program objectives are achieved.
Facilitates meetings, workshops, trainings, etc. for the purpose of providing professional development
opportunities for ELL teachers, principals and administrators for the ELL program.
Increases knowledge of current ELL intervention programs by attending trainings for the purpose of keeping
up with any program changes.
Maintains ELL documentation (e.g. parent notifications, home language surveys, refusals of ELL services,
attendance records and WICP plans for the ELL tutoring program, etc.) for the purpose of providing
information in compliance with state auditing requirements.
Monitors the ELL tutoring intervention programs for the purpose of ensuring compliance with State and
Participates in professional development activities (e.g. District workshops, self-directed of newest trends in
ELL instruction, etc.) for the purpose of providing implementation of optimal ELL methods, materials, and
assessments to enhance curriculum developm.
Provides program director with documentation/student achievement data as requested for the purpose of
maintaining up to date information for reporting, data requests or audits in accordance with district guidelines.
Researches variety of program related information for the purpose of evaluating compliance requirements
and impact on district operations.
Synchronizes the administration of the language assessment to ELL students (e.g. AZELLA, etc.) for the
purpose of determining ELL or non-ELL status.
Trains teachers and new staff members (e.g. support plans, in-service meetings, teaching techniques, test
administration and test preparation training, etc.) for the purpose of improving teacher performance in ELL
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning
of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet
changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
include: operating standard office equipment including using a variety of software applications; planning and managing
projects; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read
technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to
define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; concepts of grammar, spelling
punctuation; curriculum adoption process; program planning and development; methods of instruction and training; and
ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and
use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances;
analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods.
Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related
equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires
independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based
competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities;
communicating with diverse groups and individuals; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part
of a team; and working with detailed information/data.
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; directing
other persons within a department, large work unit, and/or across several small work units; operating within a defined
budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is
some opportunity to effect the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting,
carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 40% sitting, 50%
walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired.
Education: Masters degree in job-related area.
Equivalency: Bachelors in job related area.
Certificates and Licenses
Appropriate Arizona Teaching Credential
Continuing Educ. / Training: Clearances
Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses Criminal Background Clearance/Fingerprint Clearance
Governing Board Approved
Certified Salary Placement Schedule
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