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ESL Teacher-Location TBD (24-25 SY)

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
Newton, North Carolina
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

The ESL teachers will work with the ESL tutors, classroom teachers, parents, and students to provide English instruction.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in ESL certification training through college classes.
  • Provide English language instruction through use of the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
  • Meet regularly with LEP students with more frequent services in the following order:
  • 1) Novice-Low; 2) Novice-High; 3) Intermediate-Low; 4) Intermediate-High;
  • 5) Advanced
  • Plan appropriate lessons and activities for LEP students
  • Hold parent conferences
  • Set up and assist parent communication/conferences
  • Assist in locating and providing translators by calling the International Newcomer Center
  • Connect the language minority community with the schools
  • Monitor the progress of students
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student proficiency
  • Instruct LEP students with appropriate methodology
  • Maintain required records and communicate any changes in information to the Newcomer Center
  • Supervise and monitor ESL tutors
  • Conference with classroom teachers
  • Assist teachers in working with their LEP students
  • Member of Student Assistance Team for NOM/LEP referrals
  • Provide staff development opportunities for teachers, assistants, and other school employees
  • Provide cultural information to school employees
  • Provide input and selection of materials for use with LEP students
  • Participate in TESOL conferences
  • Participate in ESL state workshops as appropriate
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • ESL Teacher Certification
  • Willingness to undergo further training as required
  • Experience using computers

MINIMUM STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical Requirements: Must be able to use a variety of equipment such as computers, copiers, and a variety of audiovisual equipment etc. Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Light Work usually requires walking, standing and bending to a significant degree.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or composite characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving instructions, assignments and/or directions from superiors.

Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, handbooks, forms, newsletters, journals, procedures, lists, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, simple reports, forms, instructional materials, etc., using prescribed format.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently standard English.

Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize decimals and percentages; and to apply the principles of descriptive statistics, statistical inference and statistical theory.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office and audiovisual equipment.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office and audiovisual equipment. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations.

Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to communicate via telephone.

DISCLAIMER

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in this job. It is not a contract or guarantee of employment, salary or benefits.

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