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ESL (English Second Language) Teacher

Lenoir, North Carolina
Closing date
Jun 28, 2024

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Under general supervision, serves as a classroom teacher for elementary children and creates a flexible program and environment favorable to learning and personal growth in accordance with each student's ability.

Required education, training, and experience

Bachelor's degree and licensed by the state of North Carolina

Essential duties and responsibilities
  • Provides learning experiences and teaches the standard course of study prescribed by the district approved curriculum.

  • Develops and uses instructional material suitable for verbal and/or visual instruction of students with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturity.

  • Provides individual and group instruction designed to meet individual needs and help the students make a satisfactory transition to school.
    Establishes and maintains standards of student control required to achieve effective participation in all activities.

  • Evaluates the academic and social growth of students and keep appropriate records.

  • Provides appropriate instruction and activities for students to meet school/district policies, goals, and objectives.

  • Communicates with parents through a variety of means.
  • Holds parent conferences to discuss the individual student's progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health and learning problems.
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays such as bulletin boards, interest centers, etc.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and/or professional growth activities and university courses.

  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which s/he will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.

  • Selects and requisitions instructional materials.
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, copiers, etc. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally; and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

Work environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations. There may be changing priorities and interruptions during the workday.
  • Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or composite characteristics of data, people, or things.

  • Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments, or directions to subordinates or assistants.

  • Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, articles, proposals, contracts, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, evaluations, policies, etc. using prescribed formats.
  • Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form.

  • Requires the ability to record and deliver information, explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages including medical, legal, and counseling terminology.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this position. They are not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and skills that may be required of the employees assigned to this position. This description may be revised by the supervisor, with HR review and approval, at any time.

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