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TESOL/ELL Teacher - Connors Elementary School

Lewiston Public Schools
United States
Closing date
Mar 10, 2024

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SUMMARY: To use instructional practices to meet English Language Learners' proficiency English levels for students at their appropriate grade level.

Salary starting at $40,500

  • Teaches district approved curriculum aligned to Maine Learning Results and local learning expectations.
  • Implements the LAU PLAN at assigned school.
  • Maintains records and meets federal, state, and local mandates.
  • Works with district directors, ELL coordinator, school administrators and school staff in meeting appropriate instructional needs.
  • Administers English proficiency assessments i.e., access, access screening.
  • Implements accommodations on the MEA and local designated common assessments.
  • Differentiates the curriculum and instructional practices in meeting Maine Learning Results standards and local learning expectations.
  • Works collaboratively with classroom teachers, special education and Title I staffs.
  • Schedules student daily participation in the ELL Program.
  • Serves as a resource to students and parents for educational related purposes.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.


Supervise classroom ELL students.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelors degree in education.


Valid Teaching Certificate with ELL endorsement #660.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.

Ability to plan and implement lessons.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents.

Skill in oral and written communication.

Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and school committee policies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person while performing the duties of this job; the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs such as boxes of books. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

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