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ESL Teacher K-12

Educate Kansas
United States
Closing date
Apr 8, 2024

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ESL Teacher K-12

Lyons USD 405 •

K-12 ESL Teacher

Position Purpose
  • Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to serve as an ESL resource instructor to improve students` achievement in reading, writing and mathematics, implementing district approved remedial reading, writing and mathematics curricula and programs.

Essential Functions
  • Develops and administers assessment techniques and methods to ascertain the particular needs of individual students identified as in need of remedial reading, writing and mathematics instruction.
  • Develops remedial reading, writing and mathematics strategies, and lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in letter and word recognition, sentence and paragraph structure, vocabulary, proper word usage, writing, and mathematics.
  • Conducts remedial learning activities, incorporating technology and a variety of instructional methods and materials.
  • Creates evaluation instruments and procedures to monitor the student progress and the effectiveness of instruction.
  • Documents teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; develops lesson plans; models the necessary skills to perform assignments; and provides feedback to administration and teaching staff regarding student progress, expectations, and goals and objectives.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, regarding reading, writing and mathematics assessments and remedial teaching techniques; assists, coaches and models effective remedial instructional strategies for classroom teachers.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the methods of remediation in reading writing and mathematics
  • Encourages parental involvement in students` education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.

Additional Duties
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

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

  • Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

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

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, writing, and mathematics.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in standard office and school building environments.

Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile


Kansas State Certification as a Teacher
  • Motor Vehicle Operator`s License or ability to provide own transportation.

  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.

  • Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Lyons USD 405

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