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Classroom Teacher / English as a Second Language (ESL)

Employer
Connecticut REAP
Location
Belle Haven, Connecticut
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Greenwich Public Schools is seeking a 1.0 FTE ESOL teacher effective August 26, 2024. The position will teach at Eastern Middle School and Western Middle School.

Position Purpose

The ideal candidate will teach and assess middle school English learners at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of English proficiency in reading, writing, and other subjects areas through co-teaching aligned to the CT Core Standards and the CELP Standards.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear objectives, use appropriate techniques, and serve the needs of English language learners.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records.
  • Assesses student learning on a continual basis and dIfferentiates instruction and assessment based on linguistic proficiency level as needed.
  • Communicates student progress with families through the use of interim reports, report cards, and conferences, as well as family engagement sessions and field trips specific to English learners.
  • Designs and implements assessments that measure progress, and uses assessments to refine curriculum and instructional practices.
  • Maintains a positive learning environment that encourages open communication between the teacher and the learner.
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships, including with co-teaching colleagues.
  • Participates in professional learning.
  • Helps complete administrative tasks in support of the K-12 ESOL program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience working with adolescents.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Effective, active listening skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

Qualifications Profile
  • CT State Certification, or certifiability, in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages, Grades PreK-12 (#011), or Emergency Teacher of English Language Learners, Grades PreK-12 (#024), or comparable certification or certifiability, required
  • Oral/written fluency in English required

Please apply via the Greenwich Public Schools Human Resources Frontline site, Job 2467.

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