Swahili Bilingual Tutor/Support Staff- EduStaff Position

Battle Creek Public Schools
Battle Creek, MI, US

Job Details

  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/ Bilingual Tutor

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Battle Creek Public Schools

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  • District:
    Battle Creek Public Schools
  • Position Title: Swahili Bilingual Support Staff

    Pay Rate: $20.00 per hour

    Primary Function: Bilingual support staff will be working with the principal and classroom teachers to identify Swahili students needing Bilingual support. Bilingual support staff will establish and maintain a schedule that provides the most instructional support to the students with the highest needs.

    Work with classroom teachers and parents to support the inclusion of Bilingual students in the instructional process
    Delivery of core curriculum concepts in students' first language when indicated
    Liaison to facilitate communication between classroom teacher and Bilingual student
    Support growth of literacy, using students first language when appropriate, bridging English as able
    Support development of English language skills
    Provide a link for school personnel with student's lives
    Communicating with parents between school and home as needed.

    • Completed at least 60 credit hours at a post secondary college, or have associate or higher degree or passed the Work Keys test- based on No Child Left Behind Act (Public Law 107-110)
    • Ability to translate both in English and Swahili
    • Ability to work evening hours if necessary
    • Ability to interact with students, parents and staff in a professional manner
    • Proficient and Literate in English & Swahili, ability to translate
    • Flexibility to work evening hours if needed for special events (open house, parents night, etc)

    SCHOOL SAFETY CLEARANCE: The successful candidate will be subject to a fingerprint and background check as a condition of employment. All fees required for this check (estimated $73.00) will be the responsibility of an applicant.

    The Battle Creek Public School District is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, handicap, sex, age, religion, national origin, weight, height, or marital status in its employment practices.


    At Battle Creek Public Schools, transformation is underway and excellence is on the rise! As one of the best-paying districts for teachers in Southwest Michigan, we know that our teachers are the heart and soul of the district, so everything we do for our students begins with teachers. Join the Bearcat family and "Believe in the Change"!

    Company info
    3 W. Van Buren Street
    Battle Creek
    United States

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