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ES EAL Teacher

JOB GOAL/PURPOSE:

The EAL teacher teaches English language learners using current and research-based practices. This position is highly collaborative, requiring co-planning, co-teaching, co-assessing, and co-reporting with classroom teachers in order to ensure English learners learn the grade level content in English. The EAL teacher is also a leader of adult learning, increasing classroom teacher capacity in SIOP/C6 Biliteracy Instructional Framework implementation.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:

• Collaborate with classroom teachers to co-plan, co-teach, co-assess, co-report and ensure SIOP/C6 implementation for English learners
• Effectively teach and support English learners using a variety of service delivery options (i.e. small group, individual instruction, co-teaching, consultations, etc.)
• Use an asset-based approach (i.e. WIDA Can Do Statements) when teaching English learners and collaborating with classroom teachers
• Progress monitor and report on students’ language progress in the areas of Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening in accordance with WIDA and ISB’s assessment and reporting practices
• Collaborate with classroom teachers in the development of differentiated / scaffolded unit and lesson planning, as well as plan effective instruction and assessment for EAL classes
• Effectively use technology to enhance student learning and access to the curriculum
• Lead adult learning for parents and teachers by providing professional learning opportunities in the area of English language development
• Recognize and celebrate the value of students’ home language and culture with the aim of promoting agency, social emotional well-being, and language development
• Keep up-to-date on developments in the field of English learning through professional reading and development opportunities
• Assist in the Admissions process by reading files, assessing language proficiency, and making program/support recommendations
• Participate in parent/teacher/student conferences to the same extent, and more where needed, as classroom teachers
• Respect confidentiality of all information about students and their families
• Participate in co-curricular activities and/or school section committees
• Perform any other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree in relevant teaching area required; Master’s degree and/or specialization in teaching English language learners preferred
• Current teaching credentials and minimum three years successful English as an Additional Language (EAL) teaching experience
• Experience teaching in an international school setting preferred
• A demonstrated working knowledge of current EAL instruction and assessment practices, SIOP/C6 Biliteracy Instructional Framework training preferred
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in English, both written and oral
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven and sustained growth mindset and asset-based approach to teaching and learning
• Dedication to the Vision, Mission and Core Values of ISB

Starting

1 Jul 2021

Apply By

31 Jan 2021

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor

Cover Letter

Required

Minimum Experience

5 years
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Job Structure

Instructional Coach
Common Core
Elementary/Primary School
English and Literature
100%


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