LOWER SCHOOL ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER (ELL) SPECIALIST 2019-2020

Capital City Public Charter School

Washington, District of Columbia ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3131029
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : August 23, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Capital City Lower School is looking for a dedicated & talented ELL Specialist for the 2019-2020 school year with interest and expertise in supporting English Language Learners and interventions. The Lower School ELL Specialist provides expert attention to the needs of students in the area of language acquisition. This work is done through coaching teachers around best practices for English Language Learners and targeted small group instruction with students. The ELL Specialist supports teachers in the implementation of effective instruction through consult, modeling of best practices, supporting with data collection and analysis and professional development. Capital City serves a diverse population and seeks an instructional staff reflective of our student body.

This is a 10-month position, which is exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The many and varied responsibilities of the ELL Specialist include:

? Providing leadership role in the area of instruction for English Language Learners at the school and school community.
? Collaborate with teachers to design and implement engaging instruction that leads to English language fluency for ELLs in all content areas.
? Support teachers in implementing structures and strategies of the SIOP model. Coach inclusion and classroom teachers on instructional delivery. Suggest modifications and supports as well as lesson structures to support ELLs.
? Work with inclusion teachers to develop specialized instruction designed to help students achieve goals on ILPs.
? Providing intervention and instruction to individual and small groups of students in grades PK-4 using SIOP strategies.
? Lead the development of a successful learning environment for ELL students in each classroom by providing school-wide professional development to facilitate clear planning around student needs and learning goals, differentiated instruction, and classroom structures that support student success.
? Coordinate the WIDA testing for all ELLs in the spring of each year. Insure the prompt assessment of all new students.

At least two of the following are required: Masters degree in education or field of instruction, 2+ years of full-time teaching experience, standard teaching certification. Candidates should be extremely knowledgeable of SIOP and supporting elementary-aged ELL students. Candidates should also have: a commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse population, experience working in urban environments, strong knowledge of pedagogy, proven ability to work as a member of a team, strong leadership capabilities, and a commitment to their own learning.


Compensation and Benefits: Capital City offers a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience and qualifications.

To Apply: Email your resume and letter of interest to capitalcityjobs@ccpcs.org. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email. Visit our website at www.ccpcs.org for additional information about our organization.

About Our School: Capital City was founded in 2000 and now serves a diverse population of nearly 1,000 students in grades PK-12. In 2012, the entire school relocated to a newly renovated single campus in Ward 4. Capital City has been a model for school reform in the District. The school implements the EL Education model (www.elschools.org). Through this model teachers craft expeditions that incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Capital City’s program also emphasizes a strong social curriculum, a commitment to diversity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum.

Capital City is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications as related to the requirement of the position being filled.





  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > ELL / ESL / SEI / TESOL
  • Welcome to Capital City Public Charter School!

    Capital City was founded in 2000 and now serves 993 students in grades PK-12. In 2012, the entire school relocated to a newly renovated single campus in Ward 4. Capital City has been a model for school reform in the District. The school implements the EL Education model (www.elschools.org). Through this model teachers craft expeditions that incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Capital City’s program also emphasizes a strong social curriculum, a commitment to diversity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Capital City Public Charter School 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.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • CCPCS Jobs
    • 100 Peabody Street NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20011

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