English Learner (EL) Teacher - Banneker Elementary

Milford, DE 19963, US
Jul 12, 2018
Grade Level
Elementary School
Close Date:

Location: Banneker Elementary School

Reports To: Principal

Starting Date: August 22, 2018

  • Possess or be eligible for a valid Delaware teaching license in K-12 Teacher of English Learner in accordance with 14 Del. C. § 1562.
  • Dual certification in K-12 Special Education preferred.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish and/or Haitian Creole preferred.

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Deliver high quality instruction in small group settings in both push-in and pull-out models to identified and unidentified students alike.
  • Administer required language proficiency and academic achievement tests for determining placement of students, along with ongoing monitoring of student progress.
  • Assist in developing and modifying appropriate curriculum to help EL students acquire the English language.
  • Participate in professional learning communities to refine curriculum, share student data, and develop appropriate activities to help EL students.
  • Participate in school and community functions to serve as an advocate for EL students and families.
  • Act as co-teacher in the general education classroom setting when necessary while employing a variety of instructional techniques and teaching strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students, including whole group (co-teaching)/ small-group or individual learning.
  • Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
  • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior and academic success by creating a positive achievement oriented learning environment.
  • Record and maintain accurate data records for students who receive EL services as required by law, district policies and administrative regulations.
  • Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board policies.
  • Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, families, and school colleagues concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
  • Provide for his or her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, reflection, workshops, seminars and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.

Terms of Employment: Salary and work year to be according to the current salary schedule and the Professional Agreement. Ten-month teaching assignment.

Salary and Benefits: Salary range and benefits are commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with Board of Education Policy.

Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board's policy on evaluation of professional personnel.

Application Process:

Internal applicants must submit the following:
  • Letter of interest

External applicants must follow the application process. All qualified and interested persons are invited to complete the online application at www.milfordschooldistrict.org . A paper version of the application is available upon request. Only completed packets will be considered. The following items must be included:
  • Resume
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts
  • Three separate letters of recommendation

Application Deadline: July 23, 2018

For more information contact: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963 Tel: 302-424-6393 or Email: jpeel@msd.k12.de.us

Employment with the Milford School District is contingent upon successful:
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Child Protection Registry Check
  • Physician's Health Certification
  • TB Test (within last five years)
  • Verification of Credentials and Past Employment
  • Adherence to School District Policies
  • Milford Board of Education Approval

Milford School District reserves the right to take disciplinary action up to and including termination upon discovering false or misleading statements and/or documents after an offer of employment has been accepted. The Human Resources staff will assist in completion of all required documentation.

Milford School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.

If any person has a complaint alleging any action which is prohibited by this policy, they should contact the Title IX Coordinator or the District 504 and ADA Coordinator, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, Delaware 19963. Telephone (302) 422-1600.

Start Date: August 22, 2018

Reports To: Principal

  • Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages Grades K-12
  • Teacher of Exceptional Children Grades K-12

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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