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High School ESL / ELL Teacher (2024-2025)

Employer
Achievers Early College Prep Charter School
Location
Trenton, New Jersey
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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ABOUT ACHIEVERS:

Achievers Early College Prep Charter School (AECP) is New Jersey's first public charter school for students in middle school and high school that provides them with the unique opportunity to pursue one of four STEAM pathways (Health Sciences, Digital Media, Audio Engineering and Cisco Computer Networking). Students can have access to a program that allows them to earn up to 60 college credits, NOCTI credentials and workplace training. AECP is determined to ensure that students can enhance their journey through high school and graduate with content mastery, skills, and experiences that are essential to the current marketplace and the world beyond.

ACHIEVERS FIT:
  • Demonstrates alignment and commitment to Achievers Early College Prep's mission, core beliefs, and educational philosophy
  • Adaptable in a growing environment; Is flexible and solutions-oriented
  • Evidence of self-motivation, taking initiatives, and willingness to be a team player
  • Experience in schools that rely heavily on intervention, literacy, and content knowledge as a means to dramatically increase student achievement
  • Driven to deliver rigorous instruction by emphasizing student engagement with complex texts, critical thinking, and comprehensive literary analysis
  • Exhibits a laser focus on analyzing student work and student data, coupled with a deep commitment to data-driven decision making
  • Quantifiable track record of outstanding academic results
  • Unwavering commitment to feedback, improvement, practice, and notion of "I'M ALL IN!"
  • Culturally aware, culturally sensitive, and asset-based thinking

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Achievers Early College Prep is excited to grow a team of high school teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration. Teachers in this position must be able to do the following:
  • Knowledge of Sheltered English as well as various strategies effective for English language learners
  • Familiarity with WIDA Model Online Testing and Access for ELLs
  • Experience/comfort with online applications to enhance learning
  • Design and implement curriculum and assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
  • Use data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
  • Receptive to weekly coaching and committed to growing and strengthening practice
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior
  • Implement multiple techniques for increased student engagement and checking for understanding
  • Will be accountable for students' mastery of academic standards
  • Familiarity with Google Classroom and virtual meeting platforms
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues

Essential Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred
  • Teaching experience in an upper elementary, middle, or high school with an underserved population
  • Adept interpersonal and communication skills to diverse audiences
  • Valid NJ Teacher Certification completed or in progress

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