ESL Coordinator/Teacher

Friday, November 30, 2018
Pontiac Academy for Excellence
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Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.Coordinate the district program for ELL students. Collaborate with district staff and outside personnel to provide educational opportunities for ELL students. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP). • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process. • Implement procedures and coordinate the process to identify ELL students at all grade levels districtwide, including review of student data and testing of students. • Develop and revise ESL curriculum as needed. • Assist teachers to develop and provide ELL students with course work through curriculum modification, acceleration, etc. • Develop and conduct or arrange for staff development sessions, including sessions on various instruction methods, enriched learning in classroom settings, and methods for identifying ELL students. • Oversee the districtwide WIDA Testing. • Works with principals to create student and staff schedules to meet the needs of ELL Students in the District. • Develop and coordinate acontinuing evaluation of the ESL program and implement changes based on the findings. • Provide resources and materials to support staff in accomplishing program goals.

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