Every member of the Team & Family at KIPP Texas Public Schools plays a critical role in ensuring our students have the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose - college, career and beyond. The ESL Paraprofessional role will help support the academic and linguistic needs of emergent bilingual/ESL students during content-based and ESL pull-out instruction. The ESL Paraprofessional will also have the opportunity to play a significant role connecting with families and facilitating effective learning experiences through collaboration with content-area teachers.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Work with students in instructional and classroom activities at the direction of the ESL Program Manager and in partnership with the campus ESL coordinator
Assist with direct academic and language designed instructional activities during content-based or ESL pull-out instruction
Providing home language tutorial assistance to individual students and help them prepare assignments in their second language
Functioning as a liaison between classroom teacher and student.
Communicate regularly with classroom teacher and parents regarding student's needs and progress
Assisting in communication between school and parents.
Participating in professional development activities.
Assisting with classroom, district, and state-wide ESL assessments.