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ESL Teacher (San Rafael, CA)

Employer
Catholic Charities of San Francisco Marin San Mateo
Location
United States
Closing date
Feb 7, 2024

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ESL Teacher (San Rafael, CA)
ORGANIZATION SUMMARY
Catholic Charities is one of the largest, oldest, and most comprehensive nonprofit human services organizations in Northern California, annually reaching more than 60,000 vulnerable individuals of all faiths in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties. With a staff of approximately 450, reaching peaks of nearly 600 with seasonal hires, a budget of $54.3 million, and a current governing board of 27, this venerable, fully-accredited, independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit addresses some of the most pressing community needs - homelessness, generational poverty, immigration, inequality, hunger, aging in isolation, and communicable disease -- to name a few - with compassion and services of highest quality.
PROGRA M* *& POSITION SU MM ARY
CatholicCharitiesSt.Vincent'sORRprovidesresidentialcareandplacementsupporttomaleunaccompaniedminorsages6-17inSanRafael,CAfollowingtheguidelinessetforthbytheOfficeofRefugeeResettlement.Thisprogramprovidesasafe,nurturing,andsupportiveenvironmentthatservesthewholechildthroughcomprehensivemedicalandmentalhealthcare,nutrition,educationalprogramming,counseling,legalassistance,casemanagement,religiousaccess,andage-appropriateacculturationandrecreation.
Withanemphasisonstrengths-andevidence-based,client-centered,andtrauma-informedcare,deliveredbyanexperiencedbilingualstaff,wewillprovideasecureandenrichingenvironmentforallyouth.Anindividualizedserviceplanwillmoveeachchildtowardasuccessfulsafeandtimelyreleaseandpermanenthomeplacementwhilebuildingarobustsupportframeworkthatwillfollowthechilduponenteringtheirnewcommunitysetting.
ESSE N* *TIAL D* *U TIES &* *R ESP ON SI B* *ILITIES
TheESLTeacherprovideseducationalservicesandassessments,includingcurriculum building,meetingFloresstandardsforeducationalrequirements. The ESL Teacher is responsible for curriculum development which facilitates instruction appropriate for students with a variety of academic competencies, backgrounds, skills, and learning needs.TheESLTeacherpurposeistoacceleratethestudent'slearningoracquisitionoftheEnglishlanguage.Theinstructormayalsoserveasaliaisonbetweenthestudent andotherclassroomstaff.ImplementallESLproceduresinordertobeincompliancewithgovernmentandorganizationalpolicies.TheroleoftheESLTeacheristoprovidethestudentwiththenecessaryskillstobecomeproficientinEnglishthroughgrammar,reading,writing,speakingandlistening.
- Create a safe and inclusive classroom environment of respect and rapport to ensure a positive learning experience for youth with diverse backgrounds.
- Provideinstructiontostudentsindividuallyandingroups,usingvariousteachingmethodssuchaslectures,discussions,anddemonstrationsbypreparing materials daily while ensuring the inventory of classroom materials, may include: textbooks, furniture, and other equipment needed to assist in the provision of instruction.
- Establishclearobjectivesforalllessons,units,andprojectsandcommunicatethoseobjectivestostudents.
- Planandconductactivitiesfor abalancedprogramofinstruction,demonstration,andworktimethatprovidesstudentswithopportunitiestoobserve,question,andinvestigate.
- Observeandevaluatestudents'worktodetermineprogressandmakesuggestionsforimprovement.
- Adaptteachingmethodsandinstructionalmaterialstomeetstudents'varyingneeds,abilities,andinterests.
- ServeasaliaisonbetweentheESLstudent and other departments,especiallywithrespecttoculturalandlanguagedifferences,andprovidingcross-culturalinformationtoallpartiesthatfosterpositiverelationships.
- Handlestudentissueswithinprogramandorganizationalpolicies(e.g.studentrequestsforclasschanges,absenteeism,potentialconflictsetc).
- Participateinintra-schoolstaffdevelopmentopportunitiesthatenhancetheknowledgeofthecurriculumandissuesinordertoknowhowthoserelatetoESLandhowtoadaptorincorporatethemintoESLinstruction.
- Attendmandatorytrainingsandothertrainingstoenhanceprofessionaldevelopment,participatingin aminimumof40hoursofrequiredrefreshertrainingspercalendaryear-(CPI,CPR, Pro-Act and ongoing ORRtrainings).
- Ensure the initial Academic Diagnostic Assessment is administered to youth within 72 hours upon arrival.
- Administer the post Academic Diagnostic Assessment within 45 days from the date of the initial assessment.
- Promptlyreport1)anycivilorcriminalconvictions,charges,arrests,investigationsoradjudications-thatmayarisesincestaffmember'slastbackgroundinvestigations,includingbutnotlimitedto,and2)havingengagedin orattemptedtoengageinsexualabuse,sexualharassmentorinappropriatesexualbehavior;havingbeencivillyoradministrativelyadjudicatedtohaveengagedin orattemptedtoengagein1.or2.Above.
- Follow Catholic Charities and ORR and policies and procedures.
- Adherestootherrequestsasindicatedbysupervisor.
- Nothinginthisjobdescriptionrestrictsmanagement'srighttoassignorreassigndutiesandresponsibilitiestothisjobatanytime.
QU ALIFICATIO N* *S
Toperformthisjobsuccessfully,anindividualmustbeabletoperformeachessentialdutysatisfactorily.Therequirementslistedbelowarerepresentativeoftheknowledge,skill,and/orabilityrequired.Reasonableaccommodationmaybemadetoenableindividualswithdisabilitiestoperformtheessentialfunctions.
Education &* *Exp e* *ri e* *n ce *:
- Bachelor'sDegree and 1 year experience.
- TeachingEnglishasaSecondLanguage/teachingEnglishforOtherLanguagescertificationsortheappropriateaccreditingbody.
- Trainingtomeetthespecialneedsofunaccompaniedchildren.
- MustbebilingualinEnglishandSpanish.
Kno w* *l e* *dge, Skills &* *Abiliti e* *s *:
- KnowledgeofthestructureandcontentoftheEnglishandSpanishlanguageincludingthemeaningandspellingofwords,rulesofcomposition,andgrammar.
- Knowledgeofprinciplesandmethodsforcurriculumandtrainingdesign,teachingandinstructionforindividualsandgroups.
- Abilitytoselectandusetraining/instructionalmethodsandproceduresappropriateforthesituationwhenteachingnewconcepts.
- Abilitytocommunicateinformationandideassootherswillunderstand.
- Abilitytodevelopconstructiveandcooperativeworkingrelationshipswithothersandmaintainingthemovertime.
- Abilitytodemonstrateapositiveattitudeandremainprofessionalinallsituations.
- Excellentinterpersonalskillsinordertocollaboratewithallstakeholdersandaninterestinworkinginamulticulturalenvironment.
- Act33/34andFBIClearancesRequired.
- Cleared Tuberculosis test results.
- Demonstratesthenecessaryattitudes,knowledgeandskillstodeliverculturallycompetentservicesandworkeffectivelyincross-culturalsituations.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), Catholic Charities SF does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. Furthermore, Catholic Charities SF does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA
CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, legal domicile status, veteran status, disability or AIDS/HIV status or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Department or Program: St. Vincents School for Boys
This is a full-time position
Union status: Non-union
Fingerprinting clearance: Required
TB Screening: Required
First Aid Certificate: Standard First Aid required
COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination: Required
Pay Range: $71,000 - $75,000

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