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SY 24-25 - ESL Teacher

Conservatory Lab Charter
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Welcome to Conservatory Lab Charter School- a community that stands out in Massachusetts:

  • The ONLY charter school designated a “School of Recognition” by DESE based on SY22/23 growth metrics across all subgroups.
  • A finalist for the Pozen Prize in 2019, awarded for strong student growth.
  • An “El Sistema-inspired” program, where students have music class every day and learn a wide variety of instruments.
  • An EL Education school where project-based learning, social-emotional development, and rigorous academics are woven together for powerful outcomes.
  • A place where students implicitly learn to uplift each other, persevere, and cooperate through their experiences in music as well as academic classes.

Come join our community and be part of a unique, dynamic team committed to holistic excellence in urban education!

Conservatory Lab Charter School empowers a diverse range of children in preschool through eighth grade as scholars, artists, and leaders through a unique and rigorous academic and music education. We enrich the larger community through performance, service, and collaboration. As a laboratory school, we develop and disseminate innovative educational approaches that will positively impact children in other schools and programs.

The ESL teacher provides specialized services as designated by a student”s ELD level. Conservatory Lab Charter School seeks individuals who are passionate about supporting students to meet their full potential. We seek motivated, insightful individuals are excited to collaborate with content teachers to plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of students. The ideal candidate will have experience analyzing student needs, designing hands-on experiences to support student learning, supporting implementation of students” accommodations and modifying grade level work. The ESL teacher will help discern how to provide access to grade level standards with supportive learning experiences while building foundational skills.

The ESL teacher should have experience supporting ELL students at all levels. The ESL teacher will provide service to students, as well as partner with academic and music teachers to support student learning. In addition, the ESL teacher should have experience with research based strategies to build literacy skills.

  • Partner with lead teacher to support optimal learning environment for students
  • Co-plan lessons with academic teachers to support student learning
  • Design accommodations to support students” access to grade level material during content instruction
  • Provide instruction to support English language development
  • Consult with academic and music teachers to design and support implementation of students” accommodations
  • Lead small group and individual instruction using identified scientific, research based strategies focused specifically on individual student needs
  • Utilize feedback to reflect on skills and improve performance to improve supports for students
  • Perform related duties as requested to support a safe and supportive learning environment
  • Maintain records of students” assessments, progress monitoring and to insure fidelity of implementation
  • Assist with all testing accommodations
  • Maintain appropriate documentation for ELL students
  • Coordinate with Director of Student Services to maintain ELD folders
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Principal

Required Qualifications:
  • ESL certification
  • 2 years working as an ESL teacher
  • Experience working in an urban environment
  • Ability to work closely and collaborate on a professional team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast paced environment

  • Reading certification (preferred)
  • Bilingual - Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole

Required Documentation Upload:

1. Resume: Please submit an updated copy of your resume, highlighting your relevant experience, skills, and achievements.

2. Licensure: If applicable to the position, we require a copy of your current professional licensure. Ensure that the license is valid and in good standing.

3. Degree: Kindly provide a copy of your highest educational degree relevant to the position.

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