DIRECTOR OF ENGLISH LEARNER EDUCATION, NANTUCKET PUBLIC SCHOOLS Nantucket Public Schools is seeking a vibrant individual with the appropriate experience and background to join our team as the next Director of English Learner Education to work with our ever growing multilingual student population and their families. This individual plans, develops, and coordinates the delivery of instructional and ancillary services to NPS students who are speakers of other languages or who have limited English proficiency for grades preK-12; coordinates the provision of interpretation and translation services; coordinates parent education and community outreach activities.
- Licensure in Massachusetts with endorsement as School Supervisor/Director and as Teacher in English as a Second Language, preK-12 Master's degree from an accredited college or university in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or a related field. Course work should include English as a second language, bilingual education, linguistics, and/or cross-cultural studies. Experience in school administration at the central office or building level, preferred A minimum of five years of successful teaching experience as a teacher of English as a second language Thorough knowledge of the research, principles, and techniques for teaching English Language Learners Knowledge of federal, state, and local legislation dealing with limited English proficient students. Experience in administering, analyzing, and interpreting formative and summative EL program data Experience in identifying and establishing Professional Development activities for school staff Ability to work collaboratively with federal, state, and local agencies focused on initiatives for limited English proficient students Experience in grant writing, specifically Title III of the ESEA Multilingual skills and bicultural background highly desirable Excellent organizational skills
- Supervises and evaluates EL instructional teachers and supporting services staff Directs all programs related to the instruction of students as English Language Learners Coordinates the entry/exit process for EL students and implements transition services. Prepares an annual operating budget, with such supporting data as necessary for clarification to the Superintendent and to the School Committee. Supervises and evaluates EL instructional teachers and support staf Promotes and develops business and community collaboration Collaborates with the Director of Special Services for the referral, identification and assessment of EL students who may have special needs and serves, as needed, as a member of Child Study or IEP teams Prepares reports and serves as liaison to the Massachusetts Department of Education (DESE) in the area of EL.
Further job description details furnished upon request. Excellent salary and benefits package. Salary commensurate to experience and qualifications.
Interested candidates should apply through SchoolSpring (Job ID: 3936484) or directly to the Superintendent of Schools at firstname.lastname@example.org.