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2023-2024 ESL Aide - East Campus

El Paso Leadership Academy
El Paso, Texas
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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Job Role
"Primary Purpose:

The ESL Aide's primary responsibility is to support the school's ESL program students in meeting academic and social/emotional goals. The ESL Aide provides services to students both in a regular classroom setting and through a pull-out/push-in program model. The ESL ensures appropriate documents related to ESL services are successfully implemented in the instructional setting (e.g. accommodation/ modification requirements set by the LPAC committee) by ensuring the classroom teacher fully understands the documents. The ESL Aide also provides instructional small group or one-on-one support to identified students during the independent practice portion of a classroom lesson and through a co-teach model. The ESL Aide assists in preparing LPAC paperwork and Las Link testing paperwork. The ESL Aide also assists in supervising EL students during TELPAS and Las Links testing. The ESL Aide also assists the Dean of Special Services/APSS with providing teachers with needed professional development support, especially for new teachers.

Education/Certification Bachelor's Degree (preferred) ESL certification (preferred) Minimum of 48 hours of higher education required High School Diploma required Experience: At least one year of ESL Aide experience preferred Special Knowledge/Skills: Working knowledge of working with Limited English Proficient students Understanding of a pull-out/push-in model of instructional support Ability to implement policy and procedures associated with EL support requirements Ability to interpret data Ability to follow assignment duties as directed by the Dean of Special Services/APSS Demonstrate a passion for and commitment to EPLA's mission and educational model Strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills Personal qualities of maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a "roll-up-my-sleeves" attitude Preference(s): Bilingual (English and Spanish) Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to: Assists with the development of LPAC paperwork Assists with the instructional delivery of content in both a regular education classroom setting or a pull-out program setting Provides small-group and/or one-on-one support to students based on their identified annual language proficiency levels Ensuring classroom teachers are appropriately implementing student accommodations/modifications Maintaining a log of contact hours with each student assigned Completing and submitting weekly time-sheets to the Dean of Special Services or APSS; whichever is applicable EPLA Mission Driven: shares a sense of responsibility in ensuring the district's core values CRSHH are modeled and practiced by all staff and students Is willing to do whatever it takes to get the work done right. Inspires scholars, families, staff, and others to believe in and reflect the school's mission, high expectations and values. Demonstrates a high level of professional maturity including emotional constancy in stressful situations, ability to bring out the best in others, a solution seeker, and acts as a positive force to motivate others. Strategically manages tasks and time, is well-organized, and is detail-oriented. Supports a school culture that is centered on core values that ultimately deeply cares for each student and staff member and holds each student and staff member to the highest level of accountability. Attends professional development activities that supports job effectiveness and instructional delivery systems Exhibits professionalism in all interactions with campus stakeholders Assists with supporting LEP students during the summer extension program as needed Additional duties as assigned.

Equipment Used: Personal vehicle, Computer, copier, telephone, and other like equipment applicable to position

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders.

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