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English Language Instruction Long Term Substitute (Anticipated)

English Language Instruction Long Term Substitute (Anticipated)
District Wide
This position is for the school year only. Monday-Friday 7.5 hours per day.

Job Goal: Coordinate language development instruction for English Learner (EL) students on assigned caseload, including support for language instruction in regular education classroom, and delivery of direct instruction to EL students in separate setting.

Supervision: Reports to the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.
Performance Responsibilities:

1. Contributes to the on-going development, implementation and coordination of the
district K-12 curricula in English as a Second Language.

2. Coordinates/conducts/supports assessments of EL students as outlined by DESE,
including ACCESS, W-APT, MCAS assessments and the other local testing

3. Oversees the maintenance of student EL files in accordance with the requirements of

4. Provides ESL instruction to English Learners.

5. Works collaboratively with teachers and focuses on developing teacher expertise in the
Sheltered Content Immersion (SCI) techniques to support access to core content
curriculum for ELs.

6. Assists in constructing a vision and three-year plan for PreK-12 ESL/SEI education.

7. Supervises service delivery by ELL tutors and teaching assistants.

Special Knowledge/Abilities: Ability to work productively with both students and adult colleagues. Strong computer skills and comfort with searching out and utilizing on-line instructional resources.

The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.
Required: Bachelor’s degree. MA ELL teacher certification, or eligibility for certification.

Preferred: Prior experience as an ELL teacher.

Ability to provide academic support to students building proficiency in the English language (experience preferred).
Strong communication skills and willingness to build relationships with teachers and families.
Fluency in basic computer skills (internet, word processing, spreadsheets)
Flexibility to work across district schools and to support teachers' questions and requests.

Physical Requirements: The position requires a moderate amount of walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs and step stool whenever necessary. Activities also include moderate physical exertion in body movement such as reaching, bending, twisting, grasping, pushing, and pulling of objects. The position requires lifting objects of 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and over 20 pounds occasionally. There is a frequent requirement of fine manipulation associated with the required use of a computer, typewriter, keyboard, calculator, and other business machines.

Environmental Conditions: The occupant is required to work indoors. The regular chemical solvents are toners, inks, and cleaning fluids.

Start Date
per diem per contract
Contact Charlene Volff
Phone: (413) 776-1458
Fax: (413) 776-1685
10 Main Street, Second Floor, North Adams, MA 01247