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ESL - Elem ELD Specialist, (.5 FTE), Perm, 24-25 School Yr

Oregon Public Schools
Clackamas, Oregon
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Title: ESL - Elem ELD Specialist, (.5 FTE), Perm, 24-25 School Yr Category: Elementary School Teaching

Elementary School English Language Development Specialist, (.5 FTE), Part-Time, Permanent, 2024-2025 School Year

The North Clackamas School District strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster equity and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application. Preference will be given to those applicants with work or lived experience with culturally, linguistically, and racially diverse communities.

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Position Summary:

The English Language Development (ELD) Specialist is primarily responsible for effective teaching and learning of English Language Development within the assigned subject(s) following district approved curriculum, instruction and assessment practices. Primary responsibility shall include student safety and appropriate collaboration and attention to each student's readiness to learn including needed guidance, discipline, and welfare. The ELD Specialist may teach in a variety of elementary and/or secondary educational, individual or team teaching settings.

License Requirement:

Must hold or be able to obtain a valid Oregon Teaching License with an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement. Must be endorsed in Language Arts or Social Studies.


We invite you to click here and visit our Benefits Website to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which include:

Comprehensive health benefits (Medical, vision, dental, and basic life)

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Professional Development Funds

Mentorship: Dedicated mentors for new teachers

Affinity Groups for Educators of Color

Job Group: Licensed Wage Placement Table

Annual Salary Range (2024-2025): $55,988 - $106,155 (193-Day Contract). Initial placement based on education, experience.

This salary range reflects 1.0 FTE. Actual salary is prorated based on FTE and start date.

Stipend(s) are pro-rated based on 1.0 FTE and start/end dates of position/assignment.

As a licensed employee, you are eligible to receive:

A stipend of $2,500 if certified by NBPTS (National Board for Professional Teaching Standards).

A stipend of $3,000 if you hold a PhD or EdD.

Retirement Plan Contribution: North Clackamas School District participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. The district contributes the employer portion; there is also a mandatory employee portion. Upon eligibility, which is defined as working at least six full calendar months in a qualifying position, the employee is required to contribute 6% as their employee portion, via payroll deduction. Part-time employees working at least six months and 600 hours in a calendar year will qualify.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities, or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population. Successful completion of a teacher certification program at an accredited college or university, and valid state certification(s) and/or endorsement(s). Evidence of continuous professional learning and a commitment to participate in professional growth opportunities and self-reflection on professional practice. Demonstrated content knowledge for subjects/levels being taught. Including, effective and proficient oral and written English language skills. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with parents, students, and staff. Commitment to effective collaboration and teaming within a professional learning community. Skill in classroom management and ability to achieve, support, and maintain acceptable student behavior. Knowledge of and ability to use appropriate and multiple assessment, instruction, and evaluation techniques. Knowledge of child and adolescent development and ability to apply that knowledge to the selection and application of curriculum materials and instructional practices. Knowledge and skill in the use of strategies necessary to meet the diverse needs of students. Knowledge and skill in culturally responsive teaching and learning. Skill and ability to utilize technology to aid instruction, assessment and learning. Any position specific special qualifications indicated in the recruitment process.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.

North Clackamas School District policy provides veterans and disabled veterans with preferences as required by law.

The North Clackamas School District does not discriminate on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to, an individual's perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability or perceived disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status, veterans' status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Michelle Riddell, Title IX Coordinator, 12400 SE Freeman Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222. For these Title lX inquiries, please contact 503.353.6000.

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