Elementary EL Teacher

Summary:

Rowe Elementary is looking for dedicated staff members to be a part of the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants will be selected based on alignment to our mission and vision, relevant experience, and demonstration of potential to yield excellent educational outcomes for scholars.

Credentials:

  •  Hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in education. Master's degree preferred
  • Hold a current Illinois Educator License with ESL or Bilingual endorsement
  • Minimum of 2-3 years teaching experience required; ESL or Bilingual teaching experience preferred

Position-Specific Qualifications:

  • Experience developing, modifying, and scaffolding long-term plans, units and assessments
  •  Demonstrate Spanish fluency and literacy
  • Be a model and demonstrate research-based bilingual/ESL strategies for collaborating teachers
  • Support the development of native language and ESL skills at rigorous levels
  • Build capacity and disseminate information related to the EL program to general education staff and
    families
  •  Assist in RTI with appropriate interventions for ELs
  • Assist in the screening and assessment of EL scholars
  • Assist in the compliance and record-keeping of EL program, as required
  • Assist in the Rowe English Learner Parent Advocates (RELPA) meetings, as required
  • Experience with Envision Math, Journeys, Guided Reading and NWEA preferred
  • Is highly organized and can create and manage documentation systems for compliance and for the work
  • Due to the nature of this role, both written and oral fluency is Spanish is highly preferred

Compensation: We offer a generous compensation package which includes base salary and comprehensive health benefits. All staff members are equipped with the tools needed to succeed, including a dedicated work space, laptop computer, email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary supplies.

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