Classroom Teacher / English as a Second Language (ESL)

Employer
Missouri REAP
Location
United States
Closing date
Mar 1, 2024

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Elementary School - English Language Learner Teacher - Drummond Elementary School - 2024-2025

Position Purpose:

Under the general supervision of the school principal, facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe, and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

Essential Functions:
  • Develops and administers curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized learning and small group instruction.
  • Develops lesson plans and utilizes instructional materials that result in high quality learning experiences that maximize instructional time.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and modifies instructional methods based on individual student needs.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge of developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, professional development, department/district meetings, and/or by conducting research.
  • Keeps accurate and complete records regarding achievement, and attendance as required by the district/building procedures/policies.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and effective communication with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Ensures that student behavior conforms to the school/district policies and establishes/maintains standards of student conduct needed to achieve an effective learning environment.
  • Coordinates with other staff members, participates in faculty meetings, and attends professional development.
  • Selects and utilizes appropriate learning materials/instructional tools consistent with district curriculum.

Additional Duties:
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal(s).

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or

responsibility.

Travel Requirements:
  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current English language development teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based on student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts.
  • Ability to use learning software applications as needed.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Fluency in a language other than English is preferred.

Qualifications:
  • Missouri English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) K-12 Certification

Education:
  • Bachelors or masters degree from an accredited college or university.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position open until filled

PSD Brochure: https://www.flipsnack.com/psdr3/psd-brochure-21-22.html

Candidates that have signed a contract for the 2024-25 school year need to check with their district prior to applying to ensure they can be released from their contract if they are recommended for the position.

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