To provide direct services to qualifying English Language Learning students in an alternative learning program setting, and to assist them with language deficiencies that interfere with their ability to engage the curricula. To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing an appropriate learning environment for students.
Must meet all of the following requirements:
NS endorsement on teaching certificate
Previous experience as a teacher of language development or language arts
Preferential consideration will be given to applicants who also have a certification as a Spanish World Languages teacher (FF endorsement)
Major Job Responsibilities
Plan, organize, and provide instruction in English that meet state and federal standards
Provide instruction that is consistent and coordinated with the district’s/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
Manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement
Oversee assigned out-of-classroom activities during the school day, as needed.
Maintain confidentiality of student information (FERPA/HIPPA).
Carry out responsibilities with little or no prompting.
Demonstrate professional behavior in manner and appearance.
Work cooperatively with building staff.
Regular, timely and predictable attendance.
Be responsible to the designated supervisor(s) for assignments and directions at what, how, when and to whom specific aide duties are to be performed.
Carry out other duties assigned by the building principal to assist in the smooth operation of the school.
To be considered as a candidate, please apply online at Hire Enterprise - Berrien County Schools Consortium at Berrien County Consortium - Employment
Include a letter of application/resume, three letters of reference, and a copy of your transcripts, and or credentials.
Deadline for applying: June 15th, 2021
Starting Date: August 20th, 2021
Salary & Benefits: Per master contract
It is the policy of the Watervliet Public Schools that no person shall, on the basis of sex, religion, age, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, weight, height, or handicap be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in employment or any of its programs or activities.
CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK
In accordance with state law and board policy, no person shall be hired to work in contact with children prior to being fingerprinted and passing a criminal records review.