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ESL Teacher - Immediate Opening (Full Time)

United States
Closing date
Nov 25, 2023

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Mission & Vision

Valor's mission is to educate the whole person for authentic freedom and a full human life. Our educational vision is grounded in the classical tradition, which identifies wisdom and virtue as the ultimate goals of education. In all facets of school life, we invite students to enter into the mystery of existence by inspiring them to pursue what is true, good, and beautiful within an authentic community. Our motto, Sapientia per Admirationem, speaks to our identity as an institution concerned with the preservation and promotion of wonder. This vision saturates the entire life of our schools, from curriculum and pedagogy to classroom order and special events.

All Valor students read and discuss the Great Books, take advanced math and science courses, study Latin, engage meaningfully with their external community, care for plants and animals, explore the fine arts, and have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular clubs and competitive athletics. In conjunction with rigorous academics, Valor is committed to building a transformative school culture filled with joy, respect, and deep engagement. Valor's teachers and school leaders inspire students to pursue excellence in all areas of their lives and reach their fullest potential.

What We Stand For
  • Wisdom and Virtue
  • Truth, Goodness, and Beauty
  • Human Dignity
  • Wonder and Inquiry
  • Friendship and Community
  • Attentiveness and Presence
  • Honest, Open Communication
  • Continuous Learning and Growth
Valor Hiring Profile
  • Mission & vision alignment
  • Subject matter expertise
  • Strength of character
  • Love of learning
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Humility & receptivity to coaching
  • Practical wisdom
  • Aptitude/fit for working with students
  • Classroom leadership capacity
  • Commitment to collaboration and team unity
  • Strong work ethic and an enthusiastic, positive attitude
Position Description

The ESL Coordinator/Teacher will be responsible for coordinating the ESL program and ensuring that all ELL students receive effective and appropriate English language instruction. Key skills include careful planning, clear communication, practical wisdom, classroom leadership, strong organization, and the ability to promote a campus environment characterized by joy, respect, order, wonder, and deep engagement. The ESL Teacher/Coordinator will embody and promote Valor's classical educational vision, with its primary emphasis on helping students to grow in wisdom and virtue.

Other Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Planning and delivering instruction that meets the needs of ELL students of various levels
  • Coordinating ELL program to meet all state and federal requirements
  • Administering appropriate language and academic assessments for placement and performance assessment
  • Assisting in training teachers on the ELPS (English Language Proficiency Standards)
  • Adapting curriculum as necessary for one-on-one, small group, and whole class instruction
  • Coordinating all aspects of the LPAC (Language Proficiency Assessment Committee) process
  • Maintaining accurate, organized, compliant records for all ELL students
  • Identifying all new ELL students as they enter school in accordance with state requirements
Start Date: Immediate Opening

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