ESL Teacher--Full-Time or Part-Time

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Start Date
08/10/2020

Description

ESL Teacher--Full Time or Part-Time (Three days a week)

Position Purpose
To assist the school division in providing differentiated educational opportunities designed to meet the unique needs of limited English proficient (LEP) students.  To assist classroom teachers and administrators in creating positive learning environments for LEP students.

Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • To demonstrate skills in elementary and secondary teaching methods and student assessment for English as a second language.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • To demonstrate knowledge of the socio-cultural variables in the instructional setting.
  • To work collaboratively with classroom teachers who seek assistance in providing appropriate curricula for LEP students.
  • To plan and implements communication procedures that help parents and classroom teachers become knowledgeable about the ESL program.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs.
  • To demonstrate command of Standard English, both written and spoken.
  • To complete required records and reports promptly and accurately.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • To assist with the selection of appropriate teaching methods and materials for LEP students.
  • To demonstrate knowledge of another language and its structure; demonstrating knowledge of general linguistics and English linguistics.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.
                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.
 
Qualifications Profile
  • Certification/License: English preferred

 

Education
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Masters Degree in related area preferred.

 

Experience
Successful prior teaching experiences in ESL a plus.
 
FLSA Status:       Exempt

Posted By

Middlesex County Schools

2911 General Puller Highway, Saluda, VA 23149
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,534

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.34

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 13%

FTE

193

State Average: 801