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ESL Teacher/Coach

Illinois Association Of School
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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The purpose of an ESL teacher is to support systematic English language development, support access to grade-level content learning, and serve as an advocate and local expert to support colleagues and school(s) in better meeting ELLs needs.

  • Provide training and coaching for NSSEO teams aligned to best practices in supporting multilingual students with disabilities
  • Consult with teams to develop and implement appropriate language supports and assistance for individual EL students within NSSEO programs
  • Coordinate with NSSEO teams and resident school districts on the identification, placement and assessment of multilingual students attending NSSEO programs (Kirk, Miner, Timber Ridge)
  • Ensure appropriate completion and recording of required documentation including Home Language Surveys, screening and assessment results, and parent notification letters
  • Support the administration of ACCESS and Alternative ACCESS assessments within NSSEO programs
  • Participate in IEP meetings for students with EL status to support teams in documenting and incorporating appropriate language assistance, linguistic and cultural accommodations, and ACCESS/Alternate ACCESS assessment accommodations in students' IEPs
  • Assist students in the English language to further their education and growth
  • Develop lesson plans, instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
  • Effectively establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
  • Evaluate students' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports as specified by the district
  • Effectively communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students' progress and interpret the school program
  • Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and supporting all students on their caseload
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and/or self-selected professional growth activities
  • Participate in the evaluation process with the appropriate administrator to improve performance according to the district evaluation plan
  • Collaborate with members of the educational team in selecting appropriate texts, materials, and instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records
  • Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the working day as assigned
  • This list of essential job functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary


  • Must have a professional educator license issued by the state of Illinois with an ESL endorsement
  • Must have experience and passion for working with students with disabilities
  • Must have exemplary interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to travel to/from various locations in the district as needed


NSSEA Salary Schedule - starting Lane 1 Step 0

Full Benefits include but are not limited to:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Board Paid Life Insurance

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Job ID: 1311

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