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Adult Education Teacher - ESL All Levels

Employer
Torrance Unified
Location
United States
Closing date
Nov 25, 2023

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About the Employer

Welcome The Torrance Unified School District, an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / American Disabilities Act Employer, does not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against an employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, medical condition or physical or mental disability. The Torrance Unified School District Board of Education believes that the diversity that exists among the District's community of students, staff, parents/guardians, and community members is integral to the District's vision, mission, and goals. Addressing the needs of the most marginalized learners requires recognition of the inherent value of diversity and acknowledgement that educational excellence requires a commitment to equity in the opportunities provided to students and the resulting outcomes. To that end, Torrance Unified School District is committed to promoting the employment and retention of a diverse staff that reflects the student demographics of the community.

Job Information

Date Posted: 11/14/2023 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Length of Work Year: 175 Days Salary: $47.81 per hour. Number Openings: (At time of posting) 3 Contact: Karena Ortiz Email: ortiz.karena@tusd.org Phone: 310-972-6079

Job Summary

Job Summary

To fill three open positions.

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Torrance Adult School provides both Adult Basic Education and Adult Secondary Education programs for our community. Our program enrolls over 400 students each term. We utilize Learning Lab, Independent Study, and Distance Learning methods to provide courses of study to our students. The ASE program is a self-paced and self-directed program.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENT: CA Designated Subjects Adult Education Credential with ESL authorization OR Multiple or Single Subject Credential with ELA1 or CLAD

Letter of Introduction, current resume, completed EDJOIN application, valid teaching credential (please upload detailed credential), two letters of recommendation that have been written within the past two years. Your application packet will be paper screened, and advanced for consideration for interview only if it is complete. Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents will not be considered in the selection process or contacted. Selected applicants will be notified regarding time and place of interviews.
  • Credential Copy (Detailed copy from CTC website)
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two letters written within the last two years)
  • Resume

CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENT: CA Designated Subjects Adult Education Credential with ESL authorization OR Multiple or Single Subject Credential with ELA1 or CLAD

Letter of Introduction, current resume, completed EDJOIN application, valid teaching credential (please upload detailed credential), two letters of recommendation that have been written within the past two years. Your application packet will be paper screened, and advanced for consideration for interview only if it is complete. Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents will not be considered in the selection process or contacted. Selected applicants will be notified regarding time and place of interviews.
  • Credential Copy (Detailed copy from CTC website)
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two letters written within the last two years)
  • Resume

Comments and Other Information

PLEASE NOTE - Three open postions Total hours - 23 hours per week - Split shift MTWTh 8:30am-12pm, TWTh 6pm-9pm Total hours - 31 hours per week Total hours - 9 hours per week Torrance Adult School needs highly-qualified teachers for a 5-level ESL program which prepares students for the workplace, college and active community participation. Any questions pertaining to this position, please call Dr. Wayne Diulio at (310) 533-4459 ext 6965 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Instruct multi-level adult ESL students using content-based instruction and communicative teaching methodologies • Differentiate and scaffold instruction for various English proficiency levels • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning for all students • Assess students' English language proficiency and progress • Integrate technology into ESL instruction to develop students' digital literacy skills MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree in ESL, TESOL, ESOL • CA Designated Subjects Adult Education Credential with ESL authorization OR CA K-12 credential authorizing instruction in courses organized primarily for adults • 3 years of ESL classroom teaching experience in an adult learning environment • Demonstrated use of current, student-centered teaching methods, including instructional technology • Ability to use technology effectively for classroom management (attendance, etc.) • Experience teaching a diverse, foreign-born student population DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Have a working understanding of Workforce Investment Opportunity Act • Have experience working with CASAS student exams including the administration of the exam. • Possess experience preparing students for the CASAS and EL Civics exams. • Possess working experience with College and Career Readiness Standards • Understand the emphasis of instructing students for career readiness and student preparation for the workforce. • Ability to modify and/or develop curriculum when needed, based upon student needs • On line teaching and learning experience

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