LCHS is hiring an English Language Development (ELD) teacher for this year!
Reports To: Principal and/or Assistant Principal
Length of Assignment: Follows LCSD Calendar for 179 contract days.
Salary: LCSD Teacher Salary Schedule plus excellent benefits! (contract and benefits prorated for start date)
To create a flexible secondary (7-12) grade ELD program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for secondary education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.
Duties of this job include, and are not limited to:
- Classes include but are not limited to ELD 1, 2, JH ELD, and Crew.
- Teach targeted ELD groups using language proficiency and other academic data
- Follow provided curriculum and/or create curricular resources for ELD groups
- Build and adapt ELD support schedule, based on need
- Provide classroom push-in support
- Ensure district policies are upheld and systems followed in collaboration with all ELD staff
- Plan and facilitate professional development in collaboration with school leadership team
- Collaborate with administration to integrate and refine best practices for teaching multilingual learners into school improvement plans and help monitor instructional practices
- Participate in MTSS process for multilingual students, as requested
- Collaborate with special education staff to support multilingual learners with special needs
- Fulfill all duties of ELD teacher annual timeline in a timely manner, including:
- identify and redesignate multilingual students using state and district guidelines
- maintain updated list of multilingual students and language proficiency data
- assure staff knows identified multilingual students and has the resources to support them
- build and maintain positive relationships with families of multilingual students
- collaborate with staff to determine role at conferences and other school events
- Collaborate with READ plan team to identify exemptions
- Disseminate ELD information to staff as needed in weekly staff bulletin
- Participate in training, scheduling, and administration of the state-mandated ACCESS 2.0 language proficiency test, in collaboration with district assessment leaders
- Review test accommodations with teams so ELs receive needed accommodations for assessments
- Communicate with the Lake County Intermediate School ELD staff to prepare for the 6th to 7th transition.
- Annually meet with all multilingual learners to graph ACCESS scores, set goals, and notify of status
- Work in collaboration with the 7-12 teachers
- Develop strong relationships with students that both hold expectations high and support students to achieve high results within a calm, safe, and supportive environment.
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree of related subject from accredited university
- Colorado teaching certificate;
- Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement or Bilingual Education Specialist required, or willing to gain endorsement within the first year of employment.
- Bilingual (Spanish) Preferred
● External candidates, please submit a Certified Employee Application. In addition to completing this application, please submit a resume, transcripts, credentials, three letters of recommendation and a copy of your Colorado Teaching Certificate/License if available to letter of interest and resume to Scott Carroll, Principal, and Kathleen Fitzsimmons, HR Manager.