Job Description

Job Title
EAL Teacher
School / Location
School / Department
Elementary School
Job Status
Full-time
Salary Code
Teacher
Work Days / Hours
191 days @ 7 hours per day
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
As soon as possible
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Shina George, Assistant Principal
Requisition Number
01-1920-091
Summary

The EAL Elementary Teacher will be part of our excellent educational program. The teacher will be responsible for delivering English as an Additional Language support to elementary students.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection);

  • Plan, organize, and provide instruction in English that meet WIDA standards

  • Provide instruction that is consistent and coordinated with the district’s/school’s instructional program so as to ensure that students meet and exceed learning targets

  • Develop and deliver lesson plans that utilize a broad range of appropriate teaching techniques and strategies

  • Address and develop each student’s language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening through targeted intervention

  • Administer academic and language assessments for the purpose of evaluating student progress for meeting academic learning targets and progress in language acquisition

  • Maintain complete and accurate records of student progress and evidence of growth and progress

  • Provide a nurturing and supportive learning environment that encourages student responsibility and incorporates challenging instructional strategies Adapt curriculum to provide individual, small group, and/or remedial differentiated  instruction to meet the needs of individual students and subgroups of students

  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior required to run an orderly and productive classroom environment

  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students

  • Manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement

  • Oversee assigned out-of-classroom activities during the school day as assigned by the Assistant  Principal

Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study;

  • Required certifications or licenses

  • Knowledge of delivering a program according to the WIDA Standards, but within an international context

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Prior experience as an EAL Teacher

Skills

  • Strong awareness of child protection and a commitment to ensure the safety of our students

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral

  • Excellent Computer literacy

  • Ability to work under pressure