Colchester School District

125 Laker Lane, PO Box 27, Colchester, VT 05446 Telephone: 802-264-5999 Fax: 802-863-4774


Colchester Middle School
Colchester School District
Colchester, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3063410 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: March 22, 2019 Starting Date: July 1, 2019

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: English Language Learner

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The ELL Teacher/Coordinator works collaboratively with classroom teachers, guidance staff, and specialist teachers to assist non-English speaking or limited English speaking students in developing spoken and written communication skills.

CLASSIFICATION: Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt

REPORTS TO: Superintendent and/or Assigned Supervisor

EVALUATION: Performance in this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions in the current Master Agreement between the Colchester Education Association and the School Board. Evaluation will be completed according to the guidelines defined in the district's Differentiated Evaluation Process.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year are in accordance with the current Master Contract and salary schedule.

1. Current Vermont Teaching license as a Teacher of English as a Second Language.
2. Prior successful teaching experience.
3. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills.
4. Flexibility and understanding in addressing multicultural issues, cultural norms, and a variety of
5. Commitment to the district’s mission and Strategic Plan.

1. Assess the functional literacy levels of all new ELL or non-English speaking students, and develop appropriate instructional programs.
2. Communicate with classroom teachers, guidance staff, and/or specialist teachers regarding current ELL student needs and instructional plans.
3. Work with students individually or in small groups, as appropriate.
4. Conduct activities which promote effective listening, speaking, reading, or writing skills.
5. Assist students in learning content, according to their language readiness and developmental levels.
6. Provide activities and experiences to help students and their families adapt to our American culture.
7. Challenge students to master both basic and higher order thinking skills.
8. Prepare quarterly progress reports on all ELL students; review these with students, parents, classroom teachers, and supervisor.
9. Coordinate total district program to serve ELL student needs; access the services of the Rural Educational Center and higher ed institutions to bolster program resources.
10. Perform other tasks as assigned by building principals and/or your direct supervisor.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Colchester Middle School!

Colchester Middle School, part of the Colchester School District, is located on beautiful Malletts Bay and the home of the CMS "Cougars."
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colchester School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Carrie Lutz, Director of Special Education
    P.O. Box 27
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5999
    Fax: 802-863-4774