K-5th Grade English Language Learner Teacher

Posted on: September 27, 2019

• Hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in education, Master’s degree preferred
• Hold a current Illinois Educator License with ESL or Bilingual endorsement
• Minimum of 2-3 years teaching experience required; ESL or Bilingual teaching experience required

Position-Specific Qualifications:
• Experience in developing, modifying, and scaffolding long-term plans, units and assessments
• Demonstrate Spanish fluency and literacy
• Be a model and demonstrate research-based bilingual/ESL strategies for collaborating teachers
• Support the development of native language and ESL skills at rigorous levels
• Build capacity and disseminate information related to the EL program to general education staff and families
• Assist in MTSS with appropriate interventions for ELs
• Assist in the screening and assessment of EL scholars

• Assist in the compliance and record-keeping of EL program, as required
• Assist in the Rowe English Learner Parent Advocates (RELPA) meetings, as required
• Experience with Eureka Math, Common Core-aligned ELA instruction including the use of grade level complex text and close reading, Guided Reading, Fountas and Pinnell BAS assessment, and NWEA preferred
• Is highly organized and can create and manage documentation systems for compliance and for the work
• Due to the nature of this role, both written and oral fluency is Spanish is highly preferred