This position is open to internal bidding.  Internal bidding closes on 5/6/2021 at 3:30pm. 

Position: EL Teacher (1.0) 
Work Schedule:  8 hours/day, 194 duty days
Start Date: August 23, 2021
Pay and Benefits:  Pay and benefits are in accordance with the teacher labor agreement https://www.isd622.org/Page/310

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid MN teaching license in English as a Second Language (K-12)
  • Cross-cultural experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in another language

Responsibilities:

  • Determine eligibility for ESL services by examining Home Language Questionnaires, cumulative files and standardized test scores; talking with teachers and parents; assessing English reading, listening and speaking
  • Supervise ESL educational assistant staff
  • Advocate for students and ensure equal access to educational opportunities by removing cultural barriers through communication and by providing the same quality of staff, materials and facilities used by mainstream students
  • Provide opportunities for students to learn English by utilizing all resources, providing instructional feedback, coaching, counseling, disciplining, and by instructing in the four language skill areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • Provide students access to academic content at their ability level across the curriculum
  • Guide students’ personal and social development within and outside the ESL setting by establishing rules/procedures and by exposing them to cultural nuances
  • Encourage students’ first and second cultural development by using multicultural tests and books, and by talking/writing a comparison of cultures
  • Communicate with parents through progress reports and addressing questions/concerns
  • Maintain accurate student records
  • Comply with federal, state and district legal requirements
  • Maintain professional/technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to school system’s effectiveness by: identifying, addressing and assisting with issues that arise; maintaining a safe, quiet and positive working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations; and by coordinating workspace and time schedule with principal and other staff

  ISD 622 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.