Works with English learners (ELs) in developing English skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The ESL teacher collaborates with classroom teachers in ensuring best practices for ELs are implemented throughout the school day and that the ILP is implemented with fidelity.
Bachelor’s Degree required. LICENSE: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher’s License in English as a Second Language
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develop Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) for all ESL students.
Monitor Fluent English Proficient (FEP) students who have exited from ESL services within the last two years.
Maintain cumulative folders with required paperwork for English learners.
Run student reports weekly to ensure accuracy of data.
Assist in administering required language proficiency (W-APT/ACCESS) and academic achievement tests within the required time frame.
Provide language development support via push in or pull out model.
Utilize WIDA framework and standards in the development of lesson plans.
Employ 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.
Attend IEP, Section 504, or other related meetings necessary for student assessment and/or compliance with federal and/or state law.
Work towards building a positive self-image in English learners.
Help the school staff to be aware of and sensitive to cultural differences.
Assist in collecting and analyzing data for increasing student achievement.
Establish and maintain communication with parents of students in the program.
Develop and deliver building level professional development.Apply
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