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English Language Learner Teacher SY 24-25

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
Aztec, New Mexico
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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AZTEC MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Job Description

ELL Teacher

Job Summary

Under the immediate direction of the Associate Superintendent for Instruction and Federal Programs, to provide an education program for ELL students and assist other school programs as assigned.

Reports to: Associate Superintendent for Instruction and Federal Programs

Qualifications
Possess or be eligible for New Mexico Level II Teaching License. Possess or be eligible for Bilingual or TESOL endorsement. Familiarity and Experience with best practice in instruction Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement strategies for teaching ELL students. Demonstrated communication and public relation skills. Demonstrated organizational and computer skills. Ability to communicate effectively in large and small group settings. Ability to perform essential job functions Must complete a finger-print background check
Desired Qualifications
Experience in the related Field MA in TESOL or English Language Learner Studies Working knowledge of the Spanish Language
Essential Functions
Coordinate ELL program to ensure equal educational opportunities to Limited English Proficient (LEP) students. Plan, develop, and implement ELL instruction for grades K-12. Coordinate and administer state mandated English proficiency assessment to all students with a primary home language other than English (PHLOTE) as per PED requirements. Develop ELL curricula; make recommendations on ELL instructional materials. Assist teachers with materials adaptations and/or development to meet the needs of ELL students in their class. Work closely with teaching staff in on-going assessment of student progress toward program goals and objectives. Coordinate and schedule with classroom teachers to provide service times for all eligible ELL students. Differentiate for individual students based on their unique learning needs so all students are appropriately engaged and challenged. Communicate respectfully and thoughtfully with parent/guardians remaining sensitive to different cultures, values and needs. Provide leadership for ELL educational assistants in best instructional practices. Provide leadership for ELL educational assistants in developing schedules for times in classrooms. Organize and preside over meetings with ELL educational assistants monthly or as needed. Oversee maintenance of ELL student information and assessment files. Keep Associate Superintendent informed of ELL students and program progress. Attend ELL testing trainings and workshops as needed. Work with Data and Assessment Coordinator Participate in professional development through, but not limited to, webinars, conferences, professional literature, in order to be aware of current theory in ELL and instructional best practices. Treat people with dignity and respect. Perform other duties and any and all other tasks as assigned by the Associate Superintendent.
Necessary Abilities
  • Ability to perform tasks quickly and efficiently and follow verbal instructions
  • Ability to work around congested areas
  • Ability to perform assigned duties under adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to maintain working relationship with a variety of personalities and temperaments among other school personnel, students and public
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule around job responsibilities
  • Ability to be mobile in a crowd
Supervisory Responsibilities

ELL Instructional Assistants

Students who qualify for ELL services

Confidentiality

Due to the sensitive nature of this position and access to financial records, the highest degree of confidentiality is required.

Qualification Requirements

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

Education and/or Experience

Minimum of three years of successful teaching experience in a K-12 classroom. Please see qualifications.

Communication and Language Skills
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general accounting periodicals, journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to assist with the preparation of reports, correspondence, and grants.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of staff, students, peers and community.
Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts.
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents, and community
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to use computers and other technology to accomplish job responsibilities
  • Ability to perform tasks quickly and efficiently and follow verbal directions
  • Ability to work around congested areas
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule around job responsibilities
  • Ability to be mobile in a crowd
Analytical and Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in written, verbal or diagram form, and deal with several abstract variables
Temperaments
  • Ability to teach others, work with people, and influence people in their opinions, attitudes, and judgments
  • Ability to perform a variety of duties
  • Ability to work with people who express conflicting opinions
  • Ability to solve problems, make sound judgments, and reach conclusions
  • Ability to express personal feelings professionally, and perform effectively under stress
Physical Attributes

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, walk, talk or hear, and use hands to finger, handle, type or feel. The employee may occasionally sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

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 usually moderate. The employee must possess and maintain a current driver's license. The employee is frequently required to interact with the public and other staff.

Term of Employment
  • Salary per district schedule
  • Contract duration per district calendar
  • Evaluation annually.
Evaluation

Performance of duty will be evaluated at least annually in accordance with the Aztec School Board Policy

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees in this job classification.

Physical Rating Level

This position will require the employee to function at a "Medium" physical capacity as defined by Worker's Compensation Statutes. "Medium" physical capacity indicates the ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally or up to 25 pounds frequently.

Physical Requirement Details

Work Actions

Finger Dexterity

C

Sitting

F

Standing

F

Walking

F

Repetitive Motions

Hand

Right: F

Left: F

Both: F

Foot

Right: F

Left: F

Both: F

Grasping: Hand

Right: F

Left: F

Both: F

Fine Manipulation: Hand

Right: F

Left: F

Both: F

Use of Head and Neck

Static

F

Flexing

F

Rotating

F

Work Positions

Bending

F

Squatting

F

Crawling

R

Climbing

F

Reaching

F

Vision

C

Activities

Unprotected Heights

R

Driving Automotive Equipment

R

Around Machinery

R

Temperature Extremes

R

Noise and Vibration

R

Hazards

R

Dust, Fumes, Odors, Chemicals

R

Balance and Coordination

R

Definitions: R = Rarely = 1% to 9% of a 7.5 hour day

O = Occasionally = 10% to 33% of aa7.5 hour day

F = Frequently = 34% to 66% of a 7.5 hour day

C = Continuously = 67% to 100% of a 7.5 hour day

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees in this job classification.

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