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Teacher, ESL (CANDIDATE POOL) 24-25

Employer
College Station Independent School District
Location
College Station, Texas
Closing date
Jul 20, 2024

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"Job Title: ESL Teacher Specialist (CANDIDATE POOL) 24-25 Reports to: Campus Principal and Program Director Pay Grade: Teacher Pay ScaleDept/Campus: Assigned Campus Wage Status: ExemptDays: 187 Primary Purpose: To provide an approved ESL education program that fosters English proficiency, academic learning, and personal growth for Emergent Bilingual/ESL students at designated campus(es).

This position provides direct instruction for designated Emergent Bilingual/ESL students, conducts professional development as appropriate, and collaborates with teachers to provide guidance and expertise in best practices for supporting Emergent Bilingual/ESL students.

Qualifications: Education/Certification: Bachelor's Degree from accredited university/college Valid teaching certificate for the appropriate grade level/content area Bilingual or ESL certification/endorsement (required)

Special Knowledge/Skills: Strong knowledge of effective instructional practices and interventions for Emergent Bilingual/ESL students Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Working knowledge of the State and Federal Laws pertaining to Emergent Bilingual/ESL instruction and assessment programs Experience: Three years teaching experience

Essential Job Functions: Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, andequipment that reflect and understanding of the needs of Emergent Bilingual/ESL students Facilitate campus Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) meetings Collaborate with District and campus personnel to ensure that all LPAC duties andresponsibilities are completed as required under Chapter 89 Ensure the accuracy, maintenance, and completion of student LPAC records (physical and digital) Compile pertinent data as needed for campus, District, State, and Federal reports Assist and support the Campus Testing Coordinator with the coordination and execution ofstate assessments related to Emergent Bilingual/ESL students (TELPAS, STAAR) Conduct annual language assessments as required by the District, State, and Federal programs Work collaboratively with special education teachers to meet the needs and determine appropriate assessments and targets for Emergent Bilingual/ESL students in Special Education Attend LPAC and ARD meetings and advocate for the language needs of Emergent Bilingual/ESL students Work with classroom teachers on professional development for improving instruction for Emergent Bilingual/ESL students Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers as appropriate Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required Demonstration of the ability to get along with people in present assignment Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or other administrator that are consistent with the general requirements and qualifications for the position

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).

Equipment used: Personal or laptop computer, printer, copier, fax machine, shredder, calculator, telephone, electronic mobile devices, projector, and video display monitor

Working Conditions: Physical Demands /Mental Demands/ Environmental Factors: The working conditions described 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 the essential functions and expectations. Regularly sit, talk or hear; frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; frequent repetitive hand motions; prolonged use of computer; occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-50 pounds; occasionally required to stand, walk reach with hands and arms; vision abilities include close vision; and color vision, regularly work with frequent interruptions, maintain emotional control under stress; the noise level is usually moderate. The employee may spend long hours in intense concentration which requires attention to detail. There are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause significant stress. The employee must also deal with a wide variety of people on various issues. Predictable and regular attendance expected.

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. College Station Independent School District reserves the right to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

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