At Acero Schools, we are what we believe.
Achievement – We set goals and do what it takes to achieve them.
Community – We contribute to, respect and serve in our communities.
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Resilience – We learn and grow through adversity and challenges.
Optimism – We believe in our ability to create the future we envision.
Director of English Learners
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Chicago, IL
Reports To: Chief Education Officer
The Director of English Learning plans,
develops, implements, and evaluates programs for English Learners (EL) across
our network of 15 Acero schools. The Director provides training to EL staff,
general education staff, administrators; monitors program compliance; provides
curricular resources to teachers and staff; provides consultation and support
to administrators and staff in the area for English Learners and related supports;
other related functions as directed.
Commitment to Equity: Passionate about ensuring that every child,
regardless of background or circumstance, receives an excellent education
Leadership: Coaches, mentors, and challenges others to excel despite obstacles and challenging situations. Builds positive relationships in and out of the organization
Focus on Data-Driven Results: Makes informed decisions to improve organizational outcomes by utilizing a data-driven approach
Innovative Problem-Solving: Approaches work with a sense of possibility and sees challenges as opportunities for creative problem solving; takes initiative to explore issues and find potential innovative solutions
Teamwork: Increases the effectiveness of surrounding teams through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others
Dependability: Does whatever it takes to consistently deliver with high quality under tight deadlines
Communication and Customer Service Skills: Communicates clearly and compellingly with diverse stakeholders in both oral and written forms; anticipates and responds to stakeholder needs in a high-quality and courteous manner
The nature of the work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment, and the ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. Physical demands include the ability to stand, bend, reach high and low, stoop, and walk around the classroom 60% of the day. In addition, candidates must be able to lift and/or push and pull 15 to 20lbs. for short periods of time, and walk up and down stairs several times a day.
Majority of work performed in a general office environment. Position requires availability for extended hours plus non-traditional hours required to perform job duties. Also requires participation and attendance at organization-sponsored events and meetings.
NOTE: The foregoing list of essential duties and responsibilities is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
The Acero Schools is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals. Acero Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
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