Nantucket Public Schools

Nantucket, Massachusetts

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• Current and Valid MA DESE license in ESL

OBJECTIVE: The ESL teacher provides specialized instruction in designated schools and teaches English as a Second Language to English Language Learners (ELL) for the purposes of developing the students’ ability to develop academic English to achieve in core content subjects.

REPORT TO: School Principal and English Learner Director

1.Provides individualized English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction to English Language Learners in accordance with the Massachusetts State Frameworks and WIDA standards.
2. Plans effective ESL units of study, delivering well planned lesson daily.
3.Demonstrates effective techniques of classroom management, behavioral interventions, and communication to engage students.
4.Demonstrates cultural proficiency and use of effective and culturally relevant instructional practices.
5.Collaborates and communicates with the ELL students’ SEI content teacher(s) to align instruction and develop curriculum.
6.Assists with the oversight and delivery of Massachusetts state test (ACCESS) and administers screening tests for initial identification of ELL students.
7.Prepares for and assists with organization of ELL student reclassification meetings for monitoring and for those ready to transition out of ELL services.
8.Attends professional English Language Acquisition meetings as well as serves on building or district committees.
9.Attends RTI/MTSS meetings with colleagues for cases involving EL students.
10.Understands and complies with the upkeep of all records related to state policies, rules, and regulations regarding English Language Learners.
11.Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
12. Bilingual language proficiency preferred
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > ELL / ESL / SEI / TESOL
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Nantucket Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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