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23-24 English as a Second Language Teacher (ESL) Signing Bonus

Employer
KIPP New Orleans Schools
Location
United States
Closing date
Oct 7, 2023

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Job Description

Teachers in KIPP New Orleans Schools see an opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of students and families by preparing students for success in college and in building lives full of choices. If you share in our belief and deep commitment to this vision, if you have a proven willingness to do whatever it takes for students to achieve, if you thrive in an environment with like-minded teachers, then you are already a KIPP teacher.

We are looking for ESL teachers who will support English Learners by leading classes and/or small-group and individual intervention classes. The ESL teacher will also support classroom teachers to help them develop and implement strategies for ELLs. We look for teachers with at least two years teaching experience and a desire to make a difference in the lives of students in New Orleans.

Responsibilities
  • Teach English Learners students in a high quality, engaging way
  • Create and foster a positive learning environment and exhibit positive rapport with students
  • Hold high expectations for each student while implementing the school-wide student management policies within classrooms and everywhere on campus
  • Constantly assess student progress and communicate results to families and colleagues
    • Be goal-driven in instruction and focused on producing measurable results that close the achievement gap for ALL students.
    • Use progress-monitoring tools to analyze student results for the purpose of modifying and adjusting strategies and programming
    • Use data to inform instructional decisions
  • Be prepared to do whatever it takes for students to excel
  • Commit to constant professional and personal growth through working closely as part of a team of teachers
    • Collaborate with classroom teachers to support EL students through a variety of strategies and best practices
    • Design and lead professional development for classroom teachers in using ELL strategies
    • Adapt and differentiate general education teachers” weekly lesson plans, assessments and homework to meet individual student goals.
    • Complete initial screening of ELL students, the continued monitoring and supporting of student progress, parent communication, and advocating for students as needed.
    • Ensure compliance with city and state ELL mandates
    • Be a good teammate - work closely with other school staff to reinforce expectations for all students

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