Westfield Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT (LEAS) PROGRAM K-12 ESL TEACHERS


District
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4090238 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 22, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
INTERNAL JOB POSTING FOR MEMBERS OF CURRENT WESTFIELD (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOLS EMPLOYEES

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The goal of the program is to plan and host ten (10) enrichment literacy sessions focused on language development in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in small groups. Eight of the sessions will be with students only, and two (2) will involve the participating students’ families in order to provide parents and caregivers with literacy strategies for supporting their child(ren) in developing language proficiency.


DETAILS:
Start Date of Program: December 13, 2022
End Date of Program: May 26, 2023
Total time commitment not to exceed 16 hours


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
  • Attend an organizational meeting with the program coordinator to develop a calendar of meeting dates for hosting the student and family sessions at each of the participating schools and to receive the curriculum and materials.
  • Identify/recruit students and families for participation in the program.
  • Plan and develop engagement activities for adults with the focus on literacy strategies for supporting their child(ren) in developing language proficiency in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
  • Strive to develop positive relationships with families.
  • Maintain accurate attendance.
  • Perform any additional duties that may be assigned by the program coordinator and the EL supervisor.
    REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator and EL Program Supervisor


    JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Massachusetts ESL certification
  • Commitment to providing ten (10) sessions
  • Regular attendance on the selected dates

    Position Type: Part-time
    Positions Available: 6

  • Equal Opportunity Employer
    Westfield 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, 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
    Anna Antropova, Supervisor of English Learners Program
    94 North Elm Street
    Suite 101
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-485-8454
    Email: a.antropova@schoolsofwestfield.org