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Graduation Achievement Charter High SchoolESOL Teacher-PartTime

Graduation Achievement Charter High School

ESOL Teacher-PartTime (29)

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TitleESOL Teacher-PartTime
Posting ID29
Description

                                              POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

 

POSITION TITLE:   ESOL Teacher-Part Time

 

FLSA:                       Non-Exempt

 

REPORTS TO:        Executive Director of Federal Programs

Job Summary

 

The ESOL Teacher provides English language instruction using district approved delivery models for English learners (ELs) at all levels of English language development. He/she is responsible for supporting  Graduation Achievement Center Program Coordinators and Teachers in all ESOL instructional programs. Prepares course outlines and objectives aligned to WIDA Standards and academic language of Common Core/Georgia Performance Standards according to state and district requirements. Monitors and maintains EL documents related to services, accommodations, and student progress as required by federal, state, and district mandates.  Works with support staff to provide the best instructional program for English learners. Conducts parent/teacher conferences to review EL instructional accommodations, progress, performance, and behavior. Facilitates and/or participates in school events to promote EL parent engagement. Participates in faculty/professional meetings, conferences, and teacher training workshops. This position involves ESOL student case management and language acquisition instruction. This part-time position will require some evening and weekend hours on occasion in order to communicate with students and families.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Work as directed to support the goals of Georgia Online Academy, Inc., management and team
  • Administers academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student’s progress in meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition.?
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of student’s progress and evidence of growth and progress.
  • Assist content teachers with determining interventions for students
  • Follow-up on the students in need of standardized testing for waiver and accommodations.
  • Communicate Student Eligibility and placement with parents in a timely manner
  • Maintains records of all ESOL students and their status.
  • Verify any edits generated from IC during FTE survey periods.
  • Upload necessary documents to student records
  • Serve as a liaison between students, teachers, and counselors.
  • Uses research based teaching strategies to deliver direct instruction in language acquisition.
  • Ensures students make academic progress in core content areas.
  • Maintains communications on student growth with parents, teachers and district staff.
  • Maintains a positive and welcoming environment for students and parents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Relationships

  • Internal: Deputy Superintendent, Director of Instructional Leadership, Data Operations Manager, Director of Special Education, Executive Director of Federal Programs, Program Coordinators, Teachers, School Counselors
  • External: Parents/Guardians, Students

Key Behavioral Competencies

  • Personal Accountability - When commits to do something, does it decisively, responsibly and with urgency. Can be relied on consistently, including: Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency through prioritizing and following through on commitments
  • Drives hard to meet and frequently exceed goals and objectives within tight timeframes

Decision Making

  • Makes timely decisions
  • Takes bold, decisive action or makes commitments, despite risks, conflict or uncertainty, after considering the available courses of action and the needs and values of others

Relationship-Building

  • Establishes rapport with people easily
  • Develops and maintains a network of contacts who can provide information, help and access to others

Courageous Leadership

  • Addresses difficult issues
  • Puts self on line to deal with important problems
  • Stands firm when necessary

Background

 

  • Bachelor degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • Certification in ESOL or ESOL endorsement. Additional PQ qualifications in a content area preferred.
  • Testing experience preferred
  • Minimum three years ESOL experience in a traditional (brick & mortar) school or similar program
  • Experience teaching or participating in an e-learning/online learning course preferred
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Proficiency with multimedia communication tools, such as discussion boards, web logs, email, instant messaging and audio podcasts
  • Ability and availability to travel within the state as needed
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal 

 

 

Working Conditions:  

  • Normal office environment 

 

Physical Demands:  

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office environment 

Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment  

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationVirtual

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/03/2018