ASPIRA: High School English Learner Teacher – ELA (Union)

Posted on: May 17, 2024 | |

High School English Learner Teacher- Antonia Pantoja High School.

Job description
The ASPIRA Charge

ASPIRA of Illinois seeks to achieve academic excellence for every scholar in a culturally relevant learning environment that empowers scholars through high-quality education, youth development, and civic engagement. ASPIRA strives to ensure all scholars are prepared for post-secondary education and meaningful careers.

Provide oversight to the ASPIRA English Teacher programs and monitor the implementation of English language and compliance with regulations in each campus and respective school philosophy.

Job Description;

Direct English Language Learner services, activities and related educational programs

Coordinate testing for English Language Learner to measure effectiveness of curriculum or services and to interpret English learner’s intellectual and social development and group and school progress
Formulate and design procedures to determine if program objectives are being met
Develop questionnaires and interviews school staff and administrators to obtain information about curriculum and instruction
Evaluate data and prepare narrative and statistical reports as required
Formulate recommendations and procedures for current and proposed units of instruction
Develop in-service training program for staff and parents
Advise principal in the evaluation of ELL teachers for the purpose of carrying out objectives within areas of responsibility
Act as liaison and coordinate services with Chicago Public Schools to provide appropriate services to students and staff and address related issues
Establish and maintain an English language learner’s library of resources at each campus
Maintain positive, cooperative, and mutually supportive relationships with the central administration, parents, and representatives of resource agencies
Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents, school personnel, and agencies associated with the school
Perform other duties as assigned.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred
A minimum of four years of related experience with teachers of middle/high schools, urban school setting preferred
Expertise in curriculum development and educational policies and practices of English language learners
Hold a teaching certificate and English Language Learner Endorsement
Excellent interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to work collaboratively
Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English)
Statement of other duties: This document describes the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.
Non-discrimination Statement
ASPIRA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Job Type: Full-time

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Monday to Friday

Secondary English Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)
High School Teaching: 1 year (Required)

Spanish (Preferred)
ELA Endorsement (Required)
Professional Educator License (Required)