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Teacher, ESL/multilingual Learner Teacher

Employer
Public School of North Carolina
Location
Burgaw, North Carolina
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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POSITION TITLE

ESL Teacher

WORKING TITLE

Multilingual Learner Teacher (ML)

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT

ESL Department - Student Support Services

LOCATION

Heide Trask High School

PAY GRADE

NC Teacher Salary Schedule

FLSA STATUS

Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO

Building Administrator(s)

WORK WEEK SCHEDULE

Monday - Friday

WORK HOURS

Full employment

MONTHS/YR

10

POSITION PURPOSE

To work closely with ML Coordinator, ML Team and content teachers to offer in-person support that facilitates English language acquisition. May offer additional assistance with content assignments as needed for student success.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

? North Carolina ESL Teaching Licensure

? Deep knowledge of ESL instructional strategies

? Excellent oral and written communication skills

? Ability to speak, read and write clearly and concisely in English

? Ability to establish and maintain a collaborative relationship with building and district staff

? Ability to utilize North Carolina State Essential Standards in addition to the WIDA ELD standards to implement effective small group or one-on-one instruction

? Excellent interpersonal skills (communication, problem-solving, conflict management)

? Strong analytical and organizational skills

? Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy

? Preferred but not required: ability to speak, read, and write clearly and concisely in Spanish (the specified second language of the children/families being served)

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

? Minimum: Bachelor's degree and ESL Teaching Licensure

? Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform effectively in the position

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

? Bachelor's Degree

? North Carolina ESL Teaching Licensure

? Must hold and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license according to the State of NC requirements

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

? Plan and deliver effective, in-person, content-based instruction for English Learners combining WIDA Standards with grade level content (in small groups, individual, or co-teaching setting)

? Plan and deliver in-person explicit language instruction to expedite the acquisition of the English language in the domains of listening, speaking, reading, and writing (in small groups, individual, or co-teaching setting)

? Meet with all stakeholders to ensure understanding of the ML Student Plan and implementation of Classroom Modifications and Testing Accommodations

? Collaborate with content teachers to co-plan and co-deliver appropriate instruction as needed

? Collaborate with content teachers to assist with modification of assignments and assessments as needed

? Effectively implement language development lessons that enhance core ESL instruction

? Analyze ML and classroom data to make informed decisions regarding instruction

? Maintain accurate documentation of services delivered to students

? Maintain accurate records and communicate effectively with all stakeholders (including families)

? Assist in developing students' cognitive capacity, increasing academic skill development, and respect for learning; foster students' self-esteem and motivation through positive interaction

? Observe and respond to student needs, emergencies, and/or conflicts that may occur

? Maintain confidential information about children, families, and staff

? Exhibit a positive attitude in work and interaction with staff, ML team and students

? Always treat students with kindness and respect; set a positive example for the students in the ML program

? Exhibit and practice courtesy, respect, and professional judgment in dealings with all students, parents, supervisors, colleagues, school administration, staff, ML team, etc.

? Maintain open lines of communication with other program staff, school staff, and parents/guardians

? Participate in monthly ML Professional Learning Community and necessary WIDA/State test trainings

? Administer Language Proficiency Testing as required throughout the year (W-APT, WIDA Screener, ACCESS)

WORKING CONDITIONS

WORK ENVIRONMENT

? Must be able to work in office and public school environments and come into direct contact with staff and students

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.

VERSION DATE(S)

06/24/2024

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