Multilingual Site Coordinator
Circle City Prep
The Multilingual Learners Coordinator & Teacher (MLCT), also known as the MLCT, serves as a specialist for students who are learning the English language. The MLCT works in a program designed to provide direct English Language Development instruction in the classroom, small groups, and/or individual student settings. In addition to this specific individualized instruction, the MLCT will assist general education classroom teachers with internalization of appropriate curricula and the development of appropriate strategies to meet the unique needs of our Multilingual Learners. The MLCT will follow the regulations associated with ELD standards and reporting requirements that pertain to Title III. The MLCT teacher works under the supervision of the Manager of Special Populations and administer in charge of Student Support Services.
Background on the Organization:
Circle City Prep is deeply committed to supporting all students to live up to their power and potential through a rigorous college prep education. Circle City Prep is an elementary school built on research and best practices of high performing charter schools nationwide and is uniquely focused on educating students on the Far Eastside of Indianapolis.
Circle City Prep’s philosophical approach to creating a transformational school for the students of Indianapolis is based on three foundational beliefs: 1) Every child, no matter race, socio-economic status, zip code or home language, can be on a path to college; 2) Students thrive in a structured and supportive environment; and 3) Teaching leadership and self-advocacy is a critical component to building our country’s future leaders.
As the Multilingual Learners Coordinator & Teacher you will:
- Ensure that all students receive the educational services that they need to succeed.
- Train, managing, and supporting the school to ensure all staff are maximally effective in delivering the intervention and support services needed to succeed.
- Develop Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) for all ML students.
- Monitor Fluent English Proficient students who have exited the ML services within the last two years.
- Maintain cumulative folders with required paperwork for Multilingual Learners
- Run student reports weekly to ensure accuracy of data
- Coordinate administration of 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
- Actively participate in Weekly Data Meetings and Observation/Feedback Meetings, preparing, crafting and following up with key action steps with coach
- Prepare for and facilitating student support meetings with students on their caseload, including communicating with teachers and other staff members prior to and after the meeting.
- Support school-wide staff in strategies to best academically, culturally, and operationally serve the needs of ML students and families
- Engage in regular trainings with school leaders to benefit from targeted, in-the-moment feedback on instruction
- Identify incoming students’ ML needs, as indicated by the Home Language Survey responses
- Help create a culture of order, structure, joy, and academic rigor in the classroom and school as a whole.
- Be accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards
- Commit to teach an extended daily schedule: 7:10am – 4:15pm and attend events outside of normal school hours (e.g. family nights, student performances, field trips, report card nights, Teacher-Family Conferences, etc.)
To be considered as the Multilingual Learners Coordinator & Teacher, you must:
- Have a track record of producing dramatic, demonstrable student achievement gains or comparable results in current field.
- Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred
- Minimum two years teaching experience in an urban public district school or urban public charter school setting
- Valid Indiana State certification or proof of reciprocal licensure in a different state is required. Applicants in Indiana Stated-approved alternate certification programs must provide proof of enrollment.
- Be a person who meets challenges with optimism and a solutions-oriented mindset.
- Pass criminal background check, as required by law
Go to www.circlecityprep.org and click Join Our Team and our application submission link.
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