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EL Teacher

Job Summary: Responsible for improving the effectiveness of the EL program by leading and monitoring the district’s implementation of the English language proficiency standards, instruction, and assessment. Provides leadership and direction for the district’s annual language assessment, monitoring practices, Individual Learning Plans, and analyzes data annual assessment data to make recommendations for system improvement.

Education Requirements
  • Licenses, Certifications or Registrations Required: EL endorsement

Skills Required: Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Relates and interacts positively with teachers, other staff, students, administrators, central office personnel, parents, and the general public; Communicates effectively in written and oral form; possesses excellent public speaking abilities; Demonstrated proficiency in a teacher leadership role (i.e., departmental/grade level chairperson, school leadership team member, etc.);

Please send your resume and letter of interest to Ahmed.White@SCANashville.org.

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: List, in the order of importance or time spent, the essential duties/tasks performed by the position. This is not an exhaustive list and employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required. Regular and reliable attendance is an expectation of the job.

Job Duties and Tasks
  1. 1. Leads and monitors the district’s implementation of the language proficiency standards, initial language assessment for newly enrolling students, and annual assessment of all active ELs.
  2. 2. Develops action plans with specific projects and goals, objectives and desired outcomes for EL instructional programing and school service models; communicates work expectations and deadlines with clear direction; and institutes monitoring of EL practices district-wide
  3. 3. Leads and implements the district’s monitoring practices for current EL students, including opt-out ELs, and former EL students who have transitioned from EL program services
  4. 4. Oversees implementation and monitoring of Individual Learning Plans for all English Learners.
  5. 5. Collects, monitors, and analyzes EL data, both periodically and longitudinally, on ELs’ acquisition of English proficiency and mastery of grade-level content to assist in evaluating the effectiveness the district’s EL program.
  6. 6. Develops metrics to measure teacher and students outcomes and incorporate process improvements for immediately addressing deficiencies
  7. 7. Creates and implements training for content teachers trained in specific methodologies to provide EL students with meaningful access to the content
  8. 8. Perform other duties as needed under the direction of the Executive Director of EL

Elementary School Teacher

Smithson Craighead Academy (K-4) is now accepting applications for Elementary Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Only certified teachers will be considered. Please send your resume and letter of interest to Ahmed.White@SCANashville.org.

Job Duties and Tasks
  1. 1. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  2. 2. Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  3. 3. Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  4. 4. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  5. 5. Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  6. 6. Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  7. 7. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  8. 8. Assign and grade class work and homework.
  9. 9. Read books to/with entire classes or small groups.
  10. 10. Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  11. 11. Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  12. 12. Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress, and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  13. 13. Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, policies, and administrative regulations.
  14. 14. Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  15. 15. Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  16. 16. Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
  17. 17. Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and school.
  18. 18. Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  19. 19. Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  20. 20. Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  21. 21. Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  22. 22. Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  23. 23. Prepare for assigned classes, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors.
  24. 24. Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of elementary school programs.
  25. 25. Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  26. 26. Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, to prevent injuries and damage.
  27. 27. Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  28. 28. Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  29. 29. Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  30. 30. Organize and label materials, and display students' work.
  31. 31. Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
  32. 32. Administer standardized ability and achievement tests, and interpret results to determine student strengths and areas of need.
  33. 33. Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
  34. 34. Involve parent volunteers and older students in children's activities, to facilitate involvement in focused, complex play.
  35. 35. Perform administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  36. 36. Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  37. 37. Provide students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
  38. 38. Sponsor extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.