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English Language Learning Coordinator

Employer
Amerigo Education
Location
Napa County, California
Closing date
Sep 18, 2021

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Why Amerigo?:

The English Language Learning (ELL) Coordinator will be an influential voice and leader in a growing global K12 organization. The ELL Coordinator will work with our partner school(s) to develop and implement a supplemental program inclusive of both day and afterschool programs that support student achievement and a high level of service that supports each student's overall well-being.



Overview:

In addition to local operational responsibilities, this position will partner with the organization's senior leadership team to develop replicable best practices that can be shared throughout a growing family of partner schools. The breadth of oversight and management responsibilities of this position will grow as the organization expands.



Responsibilities & Qualifications:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES



Establish and maintains an appropriate plan of ELL instruction for all students



Work with students to establish, assess, monitor, and achieve learning goals



Review progress toward goals with students on a regular basis



Administer English language proficiency assessments throughout the year to monitor progress and share results with partner school staff



Administer twice-a-year summative tests to report growth in proficiency



Keep records for student profiles, including ongoing student portfolios



Develop a clear system of instructional interventions to share with partner school staff should students plateau in language acquisition



Create appropriate learning environment: stimulating, active, safe, respectful, project-based, etc.



Involve students as a resource in planning, peer assistance, school operations and service



Help students use a variety of technology strategies to support their learning and ensures students are proficient in navigating the systems of partner schools



Seek ideas and resources to augment the instructional program



Instruct English Language Arts for ELL



Regularly check a variety of sources for instructional ideas and support



Coach partner school staff in the area of sheltered instruction and best practices



Deliver professional development to partner school staff when needed, as well as colleague to colleague professional development



Serve as an advocate for all students and collaborate with partner school staff when needed



Collaborate in weekly or bi-weekly meetings with ELL director







KEY QUALIFICATIONS







The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial, energetic leader with a love of working with people, particularly adolescents. This person will be organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills. This person must be resilient and reliable while demonstrating an ability to build a strong community culture within a global environment.







In addition, they will possess:



Minimum Master's Degree in TESOL, applied linguistics, or other related discipline.



Willingness and ability to work some nights and weekends.



2+ years prior experience in international, multi-cultural environment working with English as a Second Language students, classroom management training a plus.



Working knowledge of one other language or experience in learning a foreign language. Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Spanish, or Portuguese language abilities preferred.







For additional information, please contact (url removed)


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