English Language Learners Teacger



Job Description JOB TITLE: English Language Learners Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS: Washington state teaching certification; ESL certification/endorsement; successful classroom teaching experience preferred; experience in a multicultural setting preferred, Bilingual Preferred.

REPORTS TO: Building administrators and/or designee

JOB GOAL: English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher provides support for students who are identified as English Language Learners in a variety of settings including co-teaching, small group instruction, and consultation with classroom teachers.

SUPERVISES: Students and para-educators as assigned.


*Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate instructional programming to meet the needs of ELL students.
*Collaborate with the ELL team on programming, data analysis, and instructional planning.
*Act as a resource for colleagues by modeling instructional strategies, identifying and developing instructional resources, and providing professional development related to the needs of ELL students.
*Communicate effectively with students, administrators, parents, school staff, and members of the school community.
*Demonstrates evidence of adequate knowledge in subject matter. *Willingly takes part in staff development to increase knowledge and understanding of curriculum, instruction and assessment as relates to position.
*Works with staff in identifying and assessing (state and local tests) all LEP students in the building/district.
*Maintains a schedule including names, time periods, and services provided.
*Places students in instructional materials based on assessment of the correct levels through informal and formal means.
*Teaches the adopted curriculum and provides additional support through supplemental materials and interventions.
*Works with staff to create and maintain an Individualized Learning Plan for each student.
*Coordinates with the classroom teachers on a regular basis to ensure an integrated program in content areas.
*Follows guidelines for required and recommended skills, knowledge and procedures of the state and federal transitional bilingual programs, and curriculum development to ensure a proper ELL education program for LEP students.
*Helps develop and provide in-service and staff meetings as required.
Maintains current classroom lesson plans.
*Documents assessment of student learning and uses required assessments to guide instruction.
*Adapts instruction to the learning levels of the students by providing opportunities for all students to achieve both academically and socially.
*Provides a positive classroom climate conducive to learning; and utilizes proven classroom management skills. Implementation of PBIS expectations aligned with building goals.
Is responsible and punctual at all times.
*Actively participates in vertical and horizontal collaboration teams. (School committees, grade level teams, PLCs, etc.)
Complies with all rules and regulations of federal and state grants as pertains to the school and each teacher’s individual position.
*Performs such other duties as may be required of the position or assigned by the administration to fulfill the mission and role of the school in the community.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Contractual agreement in accordance with WAC parameters of state laws and the negotiated agreement, the individual contract, district rules and regulations, and administrative directives.


LENGTH: 181-day work year.

SCHEDULE: 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: As determined by the GEA and district salary schedule and contract.

EVALUATION: At least annually on or before May 1st by the building principal or designee.



Revised: 2-18-22

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