Teacher, ESL (Elementary)

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
United States
Closing date
Mar 1, 2024

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Title: Teacher, ESL (Elementary)

Reports To: Principal

Supervises: Instructional Assistant, ESL

Employee Type: Full-Time, School Year Only, Salaried, Exempt

Summary
The goal of this position is to provide specialized instruction to English Language Learners toward gaining proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Job Responsibilities
This list is intended to be illustrative rather than complete and serves to show major duties and responsibilities and does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. The employee will be required to perform other duties requested by the supervisor and/or school administrator.
  • Implement curriculum under the direction of the ESL Department Chair and Curriculum Coordinator(s)
  • Participate in assessments of non-native English speaking students to determine need and level of support required
  • Evaluate each student's progress and provide reports as required
  • Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law and school policy
  • When applicable, along with the learning support teacher, guides the learning process toward achievement of the goals and objectives listed in a student's IEP
  • Enforce the CCS Student Code of Conduct, the CCS Uniform Code, and the CCS Computer Usage Code
  • Promotes good citizenship through actions as a role model
  • Conducts himself or herself according to professional, ethical principles that reflect favorably upon the individual and the school
  • Maintains highest level of confidentiality pertaining to school and students' information, progress, and records
  • Assumes other responsibilities assigned by supervisor and/or school administrator
  • Abides by the CCS Employee Manual, CCS policies and procedures, and all current PA Public School expectations

Qualifications
  • A four-year college degree with grade-appropriate PA State Teacher Certification and ESL Program Specialist Certification. If certification is from a different state, PA certification must be obtained within a determined timeframe.
  • Demonstrated competence as a classroom teacher
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer operations
  • Required Clearances include Criminal Background Clearance (Act 34), Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151), and FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114), all dated within one year of receipt
  • Meets criteria for employment in a PA Public School
Work Environment and Physical Demands
The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to bend, stoop, climb stairs, and reach overhead
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate depending on the specific site

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