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TEACHER- English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
Kinston, North Carolina
Closing date
Jun 15, 2024

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

Licensure

While serving in this role, the individual must hold a current North Carolina Professional Educators license for his/her area of assignment.

Must hold or be eligible to hold a North Carolina Professional Educators license in ESL- English as a Second Language education (K-12)

If you wish to apply, please complete the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction online application at https://lcpsnc.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx Current employees must select internal candidate, attach letter of interest and resume' on the vacancy at the above website.

CLASSROOM TEACHER

Job Description

Job Goals:

To plan, organize, and present instruction and instructional environments that help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their cognitive, physical, and social/emotional development in the 21st century.

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and continuously improve instruction
  • Ability to analyze situations, determine possible options, and make appropriate decisions based on the data
  • Must be able to use a variety of technology and classroom tools
  • Ability to manage instructional time and student behavior
  • Ability to motivate students
  • Ability to consult with parents, teachers, administrators and the community to enhance the learning of students
  • Ability to monitor student performance
  • Ability to interact within the educational environment

Additional Job Functions or Assigned Tasks:
  • Coordinate and direct the activities of the Teacher Assistant, if applicable
  • Perform other related work as required

Licensure Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree from an approved education program in subject area
  • NC Teaching License or have qualifications to obtain a NC Teaching License
  • Strong background in North Carolina Standard Course of Study/Common Core and Essential Standards

Physical Qualifications:

This role requires individuals to possess specific physical and sensory capabilities.

  • They must be able to sit and stand for extended periods, demonstrate manual dexterity to operate a telephone and input data into a computer, and have sufficient vision to read computer screens and printed materials with or without vision aids.
  • Candidates should also be able to hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors, and on the telephone, and speak clearly in audible tones in similar environments.
  • Furthermore, applicants must exhibit physical agility to lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds to waist height, as well as perform tasks such as bending, stooping, sitting on the floor, climbing stairs, walking, and reaching overhead.
Knowledge and Skills:

Standard I: Teachers Demonstrate Leadership

The Teacher:
Leads in the classroom by taking responsibility for all students' learning Demonstrates leadership in the school by working collaboratively with all school personnel to create a professional learning community Leads the teaching profession by striving to improve the profession Advocates for schools and students by promoting positive change in policies and practices affecting student learning Demonstrates high ethical standards by upholding the Code of Ethics and Standards for Professional Conduct

Standard II: Teachers Establish a Respectful Environment for a Diverse Population of Students

The Teacher:
Provides an environment in which each child has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults by encouraging a climate that is inviting, respectful, supportive, inclusive and flexible Embraces diversity in the school community and in the world by demonstrating knowledge of diverse cultures Treats students as individuals by maintaining high expectations for all students; and by appreciating differences and valuing contributions Adapts teaching for the benefit of students with special needs by collaborating with specialists Works collaboratively with the families and significant adults in the lives of their students by improving communication and collaboration between the school and the home and community

Standard III: Teachers Know the Content They Teach

The Teacher:
Aligns instruction with North Carolina Standard Course of Study Knows the content appropriate to teaching specialty by bringing a richness and depth of understanding to the classroom Recognizes the interconnectedness of content areas/discipline by knowing the links and vertical alignment of grade or subject taught Makes instruction relevant to students by incorporating 21st century life skills into teaching deliberately, strategically, and broadly

Standard IV: Teachers Facilitate Learning for Their Students

The Teacher:
Knows the ways in which learning takes place and the appropriate levels of intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of students by knowing how students think and learn Plans instruction appropriate for students by collaborating with colleagues and using a variety of data sources for planning Uses a variety of instructional methods and techniques that are most effective in meeting the needs of students Integrates and utilizes technology in instruction by knowing when and how to use technology to maximize student learning Helps students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills by encouraging students to ask questions, think creatively, and draw conclusions Helps students work in teams and develop leadership qualities by teaching the importance of cooperation and collaboration Communicates effectively in ways that are clearly understood by students Uses a variety of methods to assess what each student has learned by using multiple indicators to evaluate student progress

Standard V: Teachers Reflect on Their Practice

The Teacher:
Analyzes student learning by thinking systematically and critically about student learning Links professional growth to professional goals by participating in continued, high quality professional development that reflects a global view of educational practices Functions effectively in a complex, dynamic environment by understanding that change is constant

Reports to: Principal

Term of Employment: 10 Months, unless otherwise specified

Salary: North Carolina Teacher Salary Scale + $2,000 Supplement

Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in the NC Educator Effectiveness System (NCEES), in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees of this job.

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