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English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Chester

Chester Community Charter School

Chester Community Charter School Chester PA United States

2 months ago

Position Title: English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

Terms of Employment: 10 Months...

Reports To: Principal

To Apply: Please visit the Chester Community Charter School website and

click on Staff – Employment Opportunities

Job Summary:

To perform in such a way that he/she facilitates, stimulates, and guides the learning of students and interrelates in a professional manner with other teachers and community members for the purpose of remediating and assisting students with language problems as a results of a second language background.

Essential Functions:
• Acts as a liaison between the student and other teachers, staff members and family
• Recommends entry and exit of students from the ESL program based on multiple criteria established by the school
• Responsible for notifying parents of a student’s entrance and exit from the ESL program within the state-mandated time period
• Annually administers the state-mandated ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELL) assessment to all ESL students
• Tracks the performance of former ESL students for a minimum of two years using appropriate forms to ensure continued student success
• Maintains and communicates accurate and up-to-date data on all students
• Identifies a continuum of long and short-term course objectives consistent with the school approved curriculum
• Plans, prepares, and delivers lessons for students based on available research of “best practices” in the field of ESL
• Selects and/or modifies appropriate learning materials from appropriate sources (texts, supplements, AV materials, etc.) and shares with regular classroom teachers
• Consults and collaborates with classroom teachers to provide mainstream support for ESL students
• Maintains ongoing communication with the parents of ESL students
• Productively interacts with classroom teachers and child study team members on a regular basis to monitor the classroom program and needs of ESL and ELL students
• Responsible for the review and updating of the ESL/ELL curriculum on an annual basis
• Participates in school-wide in-servicing as it relates to ESL and bilingual education
• Complies with policies, regulations and procedures of Chester Community Charter School; communicates effectively with parents and work collaboratively with staff
• Displays high-level professional conduct and image at all times; establishes and maintains an acceptable attendance record; and participates in extra-curricular activities and/or leadership roles outside the classroom
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited college or university
• Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check Clearance
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
• FBI Criminal Background Clearance

• Valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ESL Program Specialist Certificate (PK-12)

Demonstrated Knowledge of:
• The principles, practices and methods of grade level education when teaching ESL/ELL learners
• Familiar with all state regulations as they pertain to ESL, as stated in the Pennsylvania Administrative Code and related laws and regulations
• The contents, materials, methodologies and practices utilized within ESL/ELL education at the respective grade level
• Critical thinking methodologies and problem-solving techniques
• Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards
• Response to Interventions (RTII)
• Positive Behavior Support (PBS)

Demonstrated Ability to:
• Assess students’ needs and learning styles and to design appropriate differentiated instruction to meet their needs while providing appropriate ESL/ELL programming
• Use and apply simulations and technological innovations in the classroom in pursuit of instructional strategies
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, administrators, supportive staff, parents and students

Note: CCCS has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract
Chester PA USA

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