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English Language Learning Teacher

Universal Companies | Philadelphia PA 19019 USA | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 11/13/2012

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The English Language Learning Teacher’s responsibilities include:
• Using the school’s criteria for ELL placement, identify students who qualify for English Language supplemental services and determine the level and nature of services for each student
• Design and implement engaging instruction either in the general education classroom or in pull-out sessions that leads to English language fluency in both conversational and academic situations
• Administer annual English language assessments to students who are part of the ELL program
• Collaborate with general education teachers to ensure that general education classroom environments and learning experiences support English Language Learners
• Serve as a resource to families in understanding the ELL program and their individual student’s learning progress and needs
• Work with the ELL team and the Principal to identify staff development needs in best practices in English language acquisition and plan workshops to meet those needs
• As needed, participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings, IEP meetings, weekly Academic and Social Student Support meetings, and other student-centered meetings
• Maintain files for English Language Learning students that include assessment data, evidence of service provision, student work samples, and parent contact logs
• Remain up-to-date in English Language Learning/Bilingual Education law, regulations, research, and best practices

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

• Clear understanding of standards-based and differentiated instruction, language acquisition, and English Language learning best practices
• Strong collaborative capabilities and proven ability to work as a member of a team
• Commitment to meeting the needs of every child in a diverse population
• Ability to individualize instruction according to the learning styles, interests, and cognitive processing skills of students
• Commitment to his/her own learning and professional development
• Willingness to share expertise and resources with students, families, and staff

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge and experience:

A degree in ELL, literacy or equivalent; ELL Certification necessary

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Location Philadelphia, PA, United States
Organization Type Charter School
Teaching field ESL/ESOL

Location Maptop

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