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Teacher of ESL

Employer
Harrison School District
Location
Harrison, New Jersey
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HARRISON PUBLIC SCHOOL

Harrison, New Jersey

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE:                       TEACHER (ESL)

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

 

1.  New Jersey Educator Certification in any K-12 area.

 

2.  Must hold or be eligible for ESL Certification #1475.

 

3. Demonstrated knowledge of effective teaching methods & developmentally

 

     appropriate classroom activities

 

4.  Ability to maintain a positive learning environment

 

5.  Strong communication/interpersonal skills

 

6.  Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal

 

     resident alien status.

 

7.  Proof of N.J. residency, as required by statute.

 

 

 

 

 

REPORTS TO:         Principal

 

 

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

 

 

1.  Work to achieve state core curriculum content standards and district goals and

 

      objectives by  promoting active learning in the classroom using board-adopted

 

      curriculum and other appropriate learning activities.

 

 

 

2.  Set specific objectives in lesson preparation and weekly lesson plans and carry through

 

     presentation to effectively achieve these objectives. 

 

 

 

3.  Participate in the assessment of the English proficiency of pupils whose native language

 

     is other than English.

 

 

 

5.  Assess pupil academic progress, English proficiency and personal growth toward stated

 

     objectives of instruction.  Assess annually to determine pupils ready to exit the

 

     program.

 

 

 

6.  Maintain records of pupils’ educational progress in class record books and/or board

 

     approved forms and summarize these marks for reporting purposes.

 

 

 

7.  Identify academic and support services needs of limited English proficient pupils and

 

     cooperate with other professional staff member in assessing and resolving learning

 

     problems.

 

 

 

8.  Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a classroom

 

     climate conducive to learning. 

 

 

 

9.  Assist the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life

 

     and conduct.

 

 

 

10. Develop reasonable rules of behavior and procedure for the teacher’s specific area of

 

      responsibility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the

 

      maturity and interests of students.

 

 

 

12. Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and establish

 

      clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like.

 

 

 

13. Counsel with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.

 

 

 

14. Acknowledge and respect individual differences of each child and provide the child

 

      with educational experiences accordingly.

 

 

 

15.  Diagnose the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance

 

       of administrators and district specialists as required.

 

 

 

16. Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports,

 

      as required.

 

 

 

17. Foster sound relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers, non-teaching

 

      personnel, and administration through established channels of communication.

 

 

 

18. Implement Professional Improvement Plans as written into the observation and/or

 

      evaluation reports.

 

 

 

19. Participate in those activities that promote professional growth.

 

 

 

20. Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities as assigned.

 

 

 

21. Perform other duties within the scope of the certification, as may be assigned by the

 

      Principal.

 

 

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:       Ten Months; tenurable; 

 

 

 

Salary and benefits as established by the Teachers’ Agreement;

 

 

 

Evaluated annually by the Principal, consistent with Achieve

 

N.J. Standards.

 

 

 

 

 

APPROVED:   May 16, 2024

 

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