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SY 24/25 ESL TEACHER K-6

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Summary: The English as a Second Language Teacher is responsible for teaching English language literacy skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to English Language Learners in grades K-6. Major Responsibilities: Planning, developing and implementing instructional activities which promote the use of English literacy for academic achievement in the content areas, and the use of English in culturally and socially appropriate ways. Communicating knowledge and skills to ESL/ELL students in an interesting, stimulating and effective manner in conjunction with the classroom teacher and appropriately tailoring instruction so that students will be able to effectively participate in the English Language arts curriculum. Utilizing a variety of instructional methodologies and curriculum resources geared specifically towards ELL students. Working as a team member, sharing common planning, professional development, curriculum design, and teaching responsibilities. Prioritizing the instruction of English Language Learners in English Acquisition. Administering different forms of student assessments and planning instruction for students based on the data from the assessments. Specifically, understanding the English Language Proficiency benchmarks and outcomes in order to distinguish between the expected benchmarks for students at each level of English Acquisition: Beginner, Early Intermediate, Intermediate and Transitioning. Facilitating and participating in English Learner Success Plans and meetings for ELs that do not meet their benchmark goals. Flexibility in teaching and scheduling with home-base teachers and other instructional specialists. Attending grade level team meetings as needed and pertinent English Language Learner professional development sessions. Completing necessary paperwork regarding the identification, progress monitoring and transitioning of English Language Learners. Ensuring the progress of ELL students regularly receiving instruction improves on theWIDA ACCESS for ELLs, when compared to the score from the previous Spring, or the previous Fall, if the student was new. Providing support and sharing information with school staff on ESL/ELL matters. Morning Duty: Includes active supervision of hallways and classroom. Afternoon Duty: Includes active supervision of dismissal process. Additional duties may be assigned without additional compensation or stipend Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Preferred ESL License SEI Endorsement Commitment to ensuring academic success for all students Experience working in an urban setting, preferred Experience working with diverse student populations, preferred Ability to read, interpret, and apply student performance data to instructional planning and execution DESE license and SEI endorsement required

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