Student Support Services/ESL Instructional Support SpecialistDate Posted:
Various Schools Job Title:
English as a Second Language Instructional Support Reports To:
NCLB Coordinator of Instruction and ESL Programs Prepared By:
Gladys WhiteApproved Date:
Assist school in the development, implementation and evaluation of English as a Second Language Instructional Programs, which promote growth for all students and teachers. Will provide leadership and guidance to teachers and work collaboratively with school faculty and administration in the implementation of differentiated instruction for (LEP) Limited English Proficient students.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides instructional support to teachers of Limited English Proficient students
• Collaborate and cooperate with the ESL classroom teacher(s) to provide differentiated curricula for students.
• Participates in department/grade level meetings at the school.
• Participates in parent/teacher conferences related to instruction as needed.
• Assists in analyzing and utilizing student data for instructional purposes.
• Researches and provide instructional resource materials for K-12 teachers' classroom use.
- Promotes communication and collaboration between ESL and mainstream teachers.
- Identify and design professional development opportunities for teachers of LEP students.
- Collaborates with the principal in formulating in-service training programs for teachers which will result in improved academic achievement and school climate.
- Assists in development and demonstration of instructional strategies based on current research findings which promote cognitive and affective growth for all students.
- Makes recommendations for the improvement of teacher performance with ESL instruction.
- Participates in professional development opportunities that enhance the knowledge of the mainstream curriculum and instruction to adapt and incorporate effective practices with LEP students.
- Any other duties assigned by NCLB Coordinator of Instruction and ESL Programs.
Essential Functions and Qualifications
The essential functions for the position of the English as a Second Language Instructional Support include the physical and mental involvement requirements noted in this position description in addition to regular reliable attendance given the limited number of employees available to perform the essential functions of this position. It is also essential that the English as a Second Language Instructional Support be able to follow the directives of superiors in insuring the harmonious operation of the department.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Possess a Master's degree or higher. Minimum of five (5) years successful teaching experience, preferably with exceptional student population and/or at risk population. Must have demonstrated effective leadership ability as evidenced by staff development presentation delivery or participation.
Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both oral and in writing. Must be able to able to communicate successfully with the public. Must be able to accurately compile data, summarize information and provide reports to the program coordinator.
English as a Second Language Instructional Support
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this 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 frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, bend and sometimes lift up to 20 pounds. Mobility skills are necessary to access a variety of work locations.
The employee must possess sufficient interpersonal skills to function compatibly with others. The must respond positively to supervision and to accept suggestions for improvement.Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Professional Conduct
Employee acknowledges that he/she is required to maintain a high standard of professional conduct. Breach of said professional conduct includes but is not limited to: neglect of duty, dishonesty, engagement in acts that are contrary to EBRPSS policy, unlawful activities, or any other conduct which is seriously prejudicial to the school system.Classification under Fair Labor Standards Act(s) (FLSA)
The East Baton Rouge Parish School System in compliance with Fair Labor Standards Act(s) considers this position EXEMPT from any and all overtime payments.Funding Source
Federal Programs Salary Scale
Teacher's Salary Schedule Terms of Employment