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Mystic Valley Regional Charter School English Language Learner Teacher in Malden, Massachusetts

English Language Learner Teacher

The English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher is responsible for implementing Mystic Valley Regional Charter School?s (MVRCS) English Language (EL) program in Grades K-8. The ELL Teacher will support students through small-group teaching and assessment, data analysis, and coordination with the ELL Program Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Execute a program of study that meets individual student needs in English language acquisition and application.

  • Deliver instruction using a modified version of the school?s Direct Instruction methodology.

  • Support students in gaining English fluency, allowing them to transition out of pull-out EL services.

  • Review EL curriculum annually; make suggestions for modification and/or extension based on efficacy as evidenced by student-level assessment results.

  • Deliver EL lessons and units of instruction that are based on clear learning objectives.

  • Assess student progress on a regular basis, providing progress reports as required.

  • Execute standardized testing, as directed by the EL Program Coordinator.

  • Collaborate and communicate on a weekly basis with the EL Program Coordinator. Topics for collaboration include, but are not limited to, curriculum, instruction, assessment, data analysis, and methodology.

  • Remain current with regard to technical procedures and governmental regulations in the field.

  • Assist and provide counsel to the Leadership Team in implementing all policies, procedures, regulations, and laws in the EL field.

  • Implement the school?s assertive discipline model for classroom management with fidelity.

  • Attend all staff meetings and participate in staff development programs.

  • Other Responsibilities

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by EL Program Coordinator, Assistant Superintendent, and/or Superintendent/Director.

Requirements and Licensure

  • Valid Massachusetts Teaching license in ESL (All Levels) with SEI Endorsement.

  • At least a Bachelor?s Degree in the area of major study.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.

  • Ability to write reports and correspondences.

  • Ability to evaluate information and determine/recommend an appropriate course of action.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, staff and the community.

  • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all school requirements, state and federal laws, and MVRCS policies.

  • Experience evaluating student skills and writing reports interpreting/summarize findings.

  • Strong collaborative, teaching, coaching, and leadership skills to support student programming and work in a team setting.

  • Strong problem-solving skills to support student success.

  • Strong organizational skills to balance the demands of a multi-tasking position.

  • A proactive and solution-focused approach to meeting student needs.

  • Knowledge of specialized content area as well as any related laws and procedures.

  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based on district and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.

  • This position reports to the English Language Learner Program Coordinator. The position will be evaluated yearly and will be an annual appointment.

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