ESL Teacher - Elementary - Long-Term Substitute

Location
Bensalem, PA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 13, 2020
Ref
234
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
Full-Time, Temporary
We are searching for a long-term substitute Elementary ESL Teacher. Position begins immediately and will last approximately 3 to 4 months.

An SLCS teacher is responsible for planning, instruction, activities and assessments based on the SLCS curriculum. Teachers are tasked with creating an integrated instructional program that supports an inclusion-based learning approach fostering a safe environment that respects academic and cultural diversity. Additionally, teachers are expected to work together with other teaching and support professionals in a collaborative manner to provide teaching strategies and methods that address a wide range of learning styles, individual needs, interests, abilities, and maturity levels of students.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Assesses students' developmental, cognitive, emotional and social needs and learning styles; provides developmentally appropriate instruction to meet those needs
  • Assists with the identification of potential ESL students
  • Plans and implements appropriate instructional programs to meet the needs of those students in the ESL program
  • Assists ESL students with gaining an understanding of the American culture and helps the students gain an understanding and respect for other cultures
  • Models appropriate grammar usage and communication skills
  • Encourages and allows students to practice and utilize ESL skills acquired to create projects that connect to the curriculum and other real world scenarios
  • Provides modified assignments and strategies to meet individual student needs
  • Utilizes a variety of teaching strategies to enhance instruction and engage students in activities that promote the understanding of ESL
  • Evaluates student performance and shares information with the classroom teacher, support teachers, and administration
  • Works collaboratively with classroom teachers to develop and implement developmentally appropriate ESL instruction and activities that integrate, support and expand the SLCS curricula

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field
  • Pennsylvania Certification in English as a Second Language required
  • Understanding and commitment to inclusive learning
  • Strong researching, planning, and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with MS Office

Applicants who do not yet have their PA teaching certificate may upload the official College Verification of Eligibility Letter, which states you have successfully completed the program and are eligible for certification in lieu of the PA teaching certification document.

Offers of employment are contingent upon the following: your ability to establish that you are authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of criminal, child abuse, and FBI background checks; successful completion of reference checks; and successful completion of required drug testing.

Thank you for your interest in a teaching position with School Lane Charter School. Please understand the submission of an application does not guarantee a screening interview. You will be contacted if selected for an interview.

School Lane Charter School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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