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High School Teacher - ESL

Leap Academy University Charter School
South Camden, New Jersey
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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High School Teacher - ESL JobID: 366

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High School - Instructional

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STEAM High School

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LEAP Academy University Charter School is seeking a highly qualified Teacher - English as Second Language (ESL) 9 - 12 Grade that will partner with the School Principal, to 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, and goals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develops and administers curriculum consistent with LEAP's district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and procedures of the school system.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects; with Principal and Chief Academic Officer appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
  • Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation.
  • Administers standardized tests in accordance with District testing programs.
  • Performs ESL Services

Additional Duties

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Chief Academic Officer.

Education & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • Required NJ state teacher certification (New Jersey Standard Certificate, Certificate of Eligibility (CE) or Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) or be eligible for reciprocity with an out-of-state certificate)
  • Experience working directly with special education population in an urban classroom setting
  • Documented experience using data-driven instruction to achieve significant student gains

How to Apply

All interested candidates should apply directly through the LEAP University Academy Charter School website in the "WORK at LEAP" section:

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