ESL Teacher

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ESL Teacher

Posted date
July 9, 2019
School level

Newark, NJ

Employment Type

Exemplify, advocate and operationalize the mission, vision and core values of the school
Plan, organize, and provide instruction in English that meet state and federal standards
Provide instruction that is consistent and coordinated with the school’s instructional program so as to ensure that students meet and exceed learning targets
Develop and deliver lesson plans that utilize a broad range of appropriate teaching techniques and strategies
Address all aspects of communication through appropriate instruction that develops each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in the appropriate content area
Administer academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student progress for meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition
Maintain complete and accurate records of student progress and evidence of growth and progress
Provide a nurturing and supportive learning environment that encourages student responsibility and incorporates challenging instructional strategies
Adapt curriculum to provide individual, small group, and/or remedial instruction as to meet the needs of individual students and subgroups of students
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior required to run an orderly and productive classroom environment
Employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students
Oversee assigned out-of-classroom activities during the school day, as needed

Communicate regularly and maintain strong relationships with students and families
Assist in student arrival and departure, transitions between class periods, and lunch periods
Attend a minimum of seven school-wide evening events per year
Arrive at school each day by 7:15 a.m. and leave no earlier than 4:30 p.m.
Complete other tasks as assigned by the School Director and Principal

Qualifications and Certifications
Firm belief in the ability of all students to achieve at high levels, and high expectations for low-income children to become college ready and attend selective universities
New Jersey teacher certification or certificate of eligibility
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
Excellent written and verbal skills
Experience teaching in an urban environment, with demonstrated quantifiable and objective student performance gains that surpass state or local averages
Demonstrated ability to work well in a team, particularly with parents and community members
Self-reflective and analytical problem solver
Openness to feedback, willingness to take personal responsibility, and a desire to learn from others
Unwavering in pursuit of excellence even in the face of difficult opposition and challenges

Application Process:
Candidates wishing to apply should send a resume and cover letter explaining the basis of their interest and relevant experience to