ESL Instructor

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Instructional/Educational Coordination


Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Clay Pearce, Principal, at (385)-646-4387

Hours per week: 29

Job Title  ESL Instructor
Department  Granite Peaks
Supervisor  Director
Salary Schedule  Adult Education
Lane Placement  VII - VIII
Contract Length  Hourly Only
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  January 2021

Job Summary
Provide instruction to English Language Learners with the purpose of improving language and reading skills.  Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
Essential Functions
  • Follow the Granite Peaks curriculum
  • Use research-based instructional strategies
  • Use classroom technology
  • Maintain records of student attendance
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Education and Qualifications
Must have a bachelor’s degree and TESOL or ESL endorsement.
Teaching license preferred
Required Prior Experience
Teaching experience preferred

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent speaking, reading, and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies.
  • Ability to properly use technology for instruction.
  • Ability to show patience and tenacity and be responsive to feedback.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptive in responding to student needs.
Assigned Decision Making
Makes decisions concerning the best way to instruct while following the Granite Peaks curriculum.  Must take directions well and be able to work within specific guidelines.  Makes suggestions but must be willing to follow directions.
Interactions with Others
Interacts positively with students, staff, teachers, administration, and other district personnel.
Supervisory Responsibility
Budget Responsibility
Working Environment
Work setting is mainly in the classroom.  May be asked to work inside or outside the building to accomplish assigned tasks.  Working conditions can be in hot and cold weather.  May experience stress from disruptive students and/or groups of students.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to stand/sit for long periods of time 
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.


Posted By

Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

At the following locations


501 East 3900 South , Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%


State Average: 338