ESOL TEACHER - 195 DAY

Location
Manassas, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Ref
00034942
JOB STATUS: OPEN

EFFECTIVE: SY 2021-22

POSTING DATE: 11/20/2020

CLOSING DATE: 06/01/2022 04:30 PM

POSTING NUMBER: 00034942

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: Gainesville HS

LOCATION: Gainesville,VA

POSITION TITLE: ESOL TEACHER - 195 DAY

REPORTS TO:
Principal

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Department Chair

Instructional leaders interested in developing strong teams and using current practice in education. Department chairs will be responsible for generating start up equipment and supply order in the winter/spring, supporting the selection of instructional personnel, and building our course list and master schedule. Moreover, department chairs will support the development of a strong, cohesive and supportive culture as our school opens for the community in 2021. Department chairs should have strong mentorship capacity and demonstrate innovative practice to support the success of all students.

ESL certification. Knowledge of: second language acquisition and acculturation processes, research, legal requirements, program models, methodological approaches, techniques for teaching English, reading, and content to second language learners, appropriate assessments for program placement and monitoring student achievement, and administrative procedures in implementing a formal ESOL program that is in compliance with all laws regarding requirements for limited English proficient (LEP) students and parents.

STATE REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

BASIC FUNCTION/NATURE OF WORK:

Accelerate the learning or acquisition of English for English language learners (ELLs) and the academic content of math, language arts, science, and social studies in order for LEP students to achieve passing classroom expectations, passing SOL scores and meet graduation requirements. Provide cross-cultural information about the American school system and being a student in an American school for LEP students. Serve as a liaison between the LEP student and all his/her classroom teachers and their families and the school. Implement all ESOL program procedures in order to be in compliance with legal responsibilities. Provide leadership and consultation as the second language expert/specialist to all staff in a school.

DIMENSIONS:

Budget Responsibilities: None
Employees Supervised: None
Number of Schools/Departments: As assigned
Number of Students: As determined by SOQ staffing standards

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES/ILLUSTRATIVE EX OF WORK:

• Work collaboratively with all stakeholders in providing a World-Class Education.
• Assess all LEP students K-12 for ESOL Program eligibility as necessary and for the annual assessment of all LEP students.
• Implement all procedures of the ESOL Program as prescribed in all manuals and in written communication such as notices and memos by the ESOL supervisor in order to be in compliance with the law and School Division policies.
• Maintain appropriate and required documentation on every LEP student such as for the ESOL Program Student Folder and the File 6.
• Make recommendations to general education staff about the types of accommodations, adaptations, special resources, courses, classes, and classroom adjustments that are appropriate for each ESOL student.
• Make recommendations about the appropriate accommodations for all types of formal assessments whether within the School Division or state by convening a LEP Review Committee and communicating those recommendations to parents and staff.
• Serve as the second language specialist to an entire school staff by maintaining a high knowledge base of the latest research, laws, most effective practices, and issues in the field.
• Serve as a liaison between the ESOL student, his/her family and the school, especially with respect to cultural and language differences, and provide cross-cultural information to all parties that foster positive relationships.
• Provide rigorous and appropriate instruction to ESOL students that supports the acceleration of English and appropriate academic content and is aligned with the SOLs and Prince William County Public Schools curriculum.
• Provide content-based, sheltered ESOL appropriate instruction to designated ELP level LEP students and be knowledgeable of the instructional delivery models (flexible grouping, pull-out, inclusion, or co-teaching) most appropriate for the ELP level of students and realities of a school's staffing.
• Collaborate, consult, and co-teach as required will all school staff.
• Monitor ESOL students' progress in all aspects of his/her academic schedule and their participation in all school activities and programs, and promote and advocate for their participation as appropriate.
• Provide on-going professional development to all school staff as necessary and/or requested on the second language acquisition and acculturation processes, sheltered instruction, the latest research, and most effective practices in teaching English language learners.

DAYS: 195

FULL TIME/PART TIME: Full Time

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