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ESL Teacher, full time, tenure track

Employer
Weehawken Township School District
Location
Summit Avenue, New Jersey
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Full-time
ESL Teacher, full time, tenure track JobID: 403

Position Type:

High School Teaching/ESL

Date Posted:

11/8/2023

Location:

Weehawken TSD

Date Available:

01/01/2024

Closing Date:

02/02/2024

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ESL Teacher

Minimum Qualifications:

NJDOE (Standard, provisional, CEAS or CE) ESL Endorsement

Position Purpose

Under the general supervision of 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, goals, etc.

Essential Functions

Develops and administers school ESL curriculum consistent with school 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 c 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 and requisitions 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.

Additional Duties

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements

Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.

Knowledge of school curriculum and concepts.

Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.

Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.

Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.

Ability to organize and coordinate work.

Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.

Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

Works in standard office and school building environments.

Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.

Qualifications Profile

Certification/License:

NJDOE State Certification as an Teacher with ESL Endorsement

Education

Bachelors from an accredited college or university in ESL Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.

Experience

Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade levels a plus.

FLSA Status: Exempt

?Application Procedure (see links below):1. Complete online application via Applitrack.
  1. After/if you are hired, complete NJDOE Oath of Allegiance.
  2. After/if you are hired, complete Criminal History Review.

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