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Teacher, English as a Second Language (ESL), Elementary K-4 [SY22-23]

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
United States
Closing date
Jan 14, 2024

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Foxborough Regional Charter School is committed to creating a work environment that celebrates and promotes diversity, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

District / School Overview

One of the exciting aspects of working here is our student diversity. Drawing 1,700 students from our large geographic region, we bring students and families from various backgrounds, ethnicities, and experiences into three vibrant school communities (Elementary, Middle & High School). Our families speak over 20 languages and live in more than 20 sending districts. With diversity as one of our greatest strengths, it drives positive student learning and life at our school. At FRCS we have a commitment to equity and inclusion and we have made a commitment to hire and retain a diverse staff and employees who are committed to antiracist curriculum and ideals.

The Elementary School at FRCS serves approximately 750 students in grades K-4. The 80+ staff members in the Elementary School are dedicated, collaborative, and compassionate educators and faculty that strive to provide all students with the tools needed to become successful global citizens. In addition to providing a standards-based curriculum, we also provide opportunities for students to build their character, engage in several itinerants, and learn Spanish starting in Kindergarten. Join a team where your voice will be heard and each day you will feel like you are making a difference!

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate for this position will:
  • Administer screening tools to determine students' level of English proficiency upon enrollment
  • Provide systematic, explicit, and sustained language instruction, and prepare students for general education by focusing on academic language while also attending to social instructional language.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to promote English Language Development in all academic classes.
  • Support general education teachers in differentiating curriculum to meet the needs of ELs.
  • Provide professional development to staff on instructional strategies to support ELs in the classroom.
  • .Assist ESL teachers in developing ESL curriculum district wide.
  • Use a variety of instructional strategies and resources geared toward the needs of ELL students
  • Understand current DESE guidelines on the education of EL and communicate information to colleagues.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records
  • Collect data on student performance to drive instruction and monitor progress.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence and effectively communicate with families.
  • Assist the administration of ACCESS Testing to students.

General Expectations:
  • Manage oneself by being organized, prepared, and punctual
  • Manage resources, meet deadlines, follow through on commitments
  • Act in ways that directly support the mission and vision of FRCS
  • Learn and grow as a professional
  • Use clear verbal and written communication and active listening skills
  • Develop and maintain rapport and effective relationships with young children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation and professional conduct
  • Contribute to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility in team discussions, activities, and decision-making
  • Maintain high ethical standards, legal responsibility, and confidentiality

Qualifications- Required:
  • Education: Hold a Bachelor's degree.
  • Hold a Massachusetts Teaching License in English as a Second Language PreK-6
  • Candidates are subject to background checks including, CORI clearance, and fingerprinting
  • Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.
Qualifications- Preferred:
  • Education: Hold a Master's degree
  • Experience working in an urban school district
  • Strong knowledge of differentiated instruction
  • Experience in co-teaching within the inclusion setting
  • Experience conducting academic achievement evaluations and writing IEPs
  • Strong progress monitoring skills

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