ESL Teacher (K-12)JOB GOAL
Provide instruction to meet the needs of ESL/LEP studentsQUALIFICATIONS
Holds a valid Tennessee teacher's license with appropriate endorsement for teaching ESL classes; has strong written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and meets health and physical requirements.REPORTS TO
Federal Programs Supervisor and Building Principal FLSA STATUS
200 Day ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
TEMPERAMENT (Personal Traits)
- Provides screening/instruction/evaluation/assessment for non-English speaking and limited proficiency students throughout the year.
- Provides instruction to each ESL/LEP student appropriate to his/her level as determined by formal assessment.
- Maintains records for each student's individual and academic instructional program.
- Provides periodic written reports to parents of ESL/LEP students in regard to child's progress.
- Provides referral to counselors, administrators, interventionists as well as other support resources within the district where appropriate.
- Provides assessment for newly arriving non-English speaking students.
- Confers with classroom teachers and stakeholders regarding each student's Individual Learning Plan.
- Participates in in-service and teacher training provided by the district.
- Meets with the ESL Coordinator at regular intervals.
- Provides support and resource information to ESL classroom teachers.
- Assists in ;
- Attends work regularly and on time.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the ESL Coordinator, Federal Programs Supervisor, or his/her designee.
CAPACITY AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
- Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure;
- Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control, and/or planning of an activity;
- Adaptability to working with students; and
- Adaptability to making generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based upon sensory or judgmental criteria.
Specific capacities and abilities may be required of an individual to learn or perform adequately a task or job duty.
- Intelligence: The ability to understand instructions and underlying principles; the ability to reason and make judgments.
- Verbal: The ability to understand the meanings of words and the ideas associated with them.
- Numerical: The ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately.
- Data Perception: The ability to understand and interpret information presented in graphs, charts, or tables.
This job may require lifting or carrying of objects up to fifty (50) pounds, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to ten (10) pounds. Other physical demands that may be required are as follows: pushing and/or pulling, stooping and/or kneeling, reaching and/or handling, talking, hearing, seeing, and climbing.WORK CONDITIONS
Normal working environment.GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills of personnel so assigned.NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY
The Wilson County Board of Education does not discriminate because of age, race, color, gender, national origin, disability, religion, genetics, creed, or veteran status in the provision of services, programs or activities, or employment opportunities or benefits. The Wilson County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and member of TN Drug-Free Workplace. Employees or applicants who need reasonable accommodations should contact Human Resources for assistance.