TEACHER, ELEMENTARY- ESL RESOURCE ENGLISH, K-5, ELA-E

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 23, 2019
Ref
34739
Grade Level
Elementary School
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MCMEEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Southeast

Traditional 187 work days per year - DCTA

FTE: 0.5

Salary: See DCTA Teacher Salary Schedule at http://careers.dpsk12.org/teachercomp/compensation-your-first-year/.

Subjects and Grades:

*Kindergarten
*Grade 01 - First
*Grade 02 - Second
*Grade 03 - Third
*Grade 04 - Fourth
*Grade 05 - Fifth
*ELA-E (BILINGUAL PREFERRED)
*ESL Resource English

Essential Functions and Objectives:

The Elementary Teacher teaches a diverse elementary school student population grade level standards based curriculum in Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies and Personal Development. Monitors, supervises, coordinates and enforces rules of conduct and behavior of assigned students, and reinforces positive student behaviors in accordance with school and District policy. Observes, evaluates, reports and records students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health. Communicates with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

Must possess a current Colorado Teacher License with endorsement in Elementary Education and passing score on the PLACE or Praxis II in elementary education, OR qualify for Alternative License and passing score on the PLACE or Praxis II in elementary education.
Provides instruction to linguistically diverse students in English only.
Teaches appropriate grade level standards based curriculum in English language development and personal development. Follows the Avenues curriculum or other school/ district approved curriculum. Administers the Language Assessment Scale (LAS) test to English language learners.

Qualifications:

Please enter all of your education, licensure, and endorsements on your profile before submitting an application for this position. Candidates without a complete profile will not be considered. If your teaching license is pending, you are eligible to apply.

Education equivalent experience:
Bachelor's degree in Education or related field.

A t least one of the following types of licensure is required:

If your teaching license is pending, you are eligible to apply.

*Teacher: Initial Teacher License
*Teacher: Professional Teacher License
*Teacher: Alternative Teacher License (Two Year)
*Teacher: Alternative Teacher License (One Year)
*Teacher: Interim Teacher Authorization

At least one of the following endorsements or certifications is required in each subject area for this position:

*Elementary Education - Degree
*Elementary Education - Endorsement
*Elementary Education - National Board
*Elementary Education - Place/Praxis

AND

*Linguistically Diverse - Degree
*Linguistically Diverse - Endorsement
*Linguistically Diverse - Place/Praxis

Other information:


McMeen Elementary stands as a school of excellence in which everyone is safe, respected, and celebrated. Together we create 21st century thinkers who continue to achieve and innovate. With our teachers, parents, and surrounding community we empower culturally aware individuals to become altruistic, compassionate, and intrinsically motivated models for what is truly exceptional. McMeen Elementary is a diverse community where a high achieving staff is centered in values and works collaboratively to meet the social, emotional and academic needs of each child on an individual basis. We are proud to provide a rigorous and positive educational experience to families who speak 24 different languages and who are from 34 countries from around the world.


About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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