Summer Program - ESL Assessment Administrator
Position: ESL Assessment Administrator
Goal: Teachers certified in administering WIDA MODEL for Kindergarten/ACCESS for ELLs Kindergarten will administer WIDA MODEL with incoming 2021-2022 FRPS kindergarten students in-person at the Parent and Community Engagement Center, and effectively communicate assessment results with families to ensure proper program placement is established.
1. Administer Kindergarten English Language initial assessment (WIDA MODEL) to incoming Kindergarten students at the Parent and Community Engagement center (PACE) in order to measure English language proficiency and to ensure accurate student placement for the upcoming school year.
2. Participate in a virtual Fall River Public Schools English Learner Educational (ELE) Program Placement training to develop a strong understanding of how to use the language assessment results for informing ELE program placement recommendations with parents.
3. Communicate with families by explaining language assessment results, as well as student English language proficiency. Teachers would also inform parents/guardians of the ELE programs that are offered the district.
4. Complete district MLL (Multilingual Learners) Department paperwork with parents and responding to parent inquiries regarding ELE programs.
Prerequisites for Application:
Candidates must hold an active Massachusetts English as a Second Language licence.
Candidates must be certified to administer ACCESS for ELL for Kindergarten and/or WIDA MODEL for Kindergarten.