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ESOL Teacher

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The ESOL Teacher's primary responsibility is to teach, screen, test, monitor, record, and report the progress of English learners (ELs). ESOL teachers instruct English learners at various levels (elementary, middle, or high school) using research-based strategies of language acquisition to maximize opportunities for academic improvement and success. This position reports to the Principal.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ESOL teacher provides English language assistance services using district approved delivery models for English learners (ELs) at all levels of English language development. ESOL teachers instruct English learners, using research-based teaching methods and frameworks (e.g. SIOP); and a variety of supplemental resources. ESOL teachers assign lessons and correct homework; administer assessments; monitor/evaluate achievement progress; and record/share results with faculty, school officials, and parents.

Prepares course outlines and objectives aligned to WIDA Standards and academic language of Common Core/Georgia Performance Standards according to state and district requirements. Monitors, prepares, and maintains EL documents related to services, accommodations, and student progress as required by federal, state, and district mandates. Maintains classroom discipline and behavior outside the classroom as assigned.

Collaborates with general education teachers and provides instructional resources to enhance teaching and learning. Works with support staff to provide the best instructional program for English learners. Conducts parent/teacher conferences (including LACs, ELL/TPC, etc.) to review EL instructional accommodations, progress, performance, and behavior.

Conducts EL related professional learning for school staff. Facilitates and/or participates in school events to promote EL parent engagement. Participates in faculty/professional meetings, conferences, and teacher training workshops.

All other duties, as assigned and required, in order to perform the above services.

KEY JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree or higher required.

Minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience preferred.

Must hold or be eligible for a Georgia Educator's Certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) is required with ESOL P-12 Certification or ESOL Endorsement.

As an alternative option enrollment in a GaPSC approved ESOL Endorsement Program or passing P-12 ESOL scores are required at the time of employment. Elementary must also hold ECE P-5 certification or possess a graduate degree in TESOL. Additional Certification fields preferred for Secondary include: Reading Endorsement, Language Arts 4-8, and English 6-12.

Varied; supervisor is available to review established broad objectives; independent judgment is required.

Requires regular, frequent communication with internal school administrative personnel.
Requires regular, frequent communication with different constituencies: parents and community etc.

Excellent classroom management and organizational skills required. May be designated as a lead teacher.

Applies, recommends and implements technology to improve the effectiveness of school operations.

The 2024-2025 salary scales are not yet available. The 2023-2024 salary schedules may be accessed via the following link: 2023-2024 Teacher Salary Scale

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