The ESOL Teacher’s primary responsibility is to teach, screen, test, monitor, record, and report the progress of English learners (ELs). ESOL teachers instruct English learners at various levels (elementary, middle, or high school) using research-based strategies of language acquisition to maximize opportunities for academic improvement and success.
Itinerant ESOL teachers must travel to multiple schools daily to provide ESOL services.
Additional Job Information:
Provides English language assistance services using district approved delivery models for English learners (ELs) at all levels of English language development. ESOL teachers instruct English learners, using research-based teaching methods and frameworks (e.g. SIOP); and a variety of supplemental resources. ESOL teachers assign lessons and correct homework; administer assessments; monitor/evaluate achievement progress; and record/share results with faculty, school officials, and parents.
Prepares course outlines and objectives aligned to WIDA Standards and academic language of Georgia Standards of Excellence/Georgia Performance Standards according to state and district requirements.
Monitors, prepares, and maintains EL documents related to services, accommodations, and student progress as required by federal, state, and district mandates.
Maintains classroom discipline and behavior outside the classroom as assigned.
Collaborates with general education teachers and provides instructional resources to enhance teaching and learning. Works with support staff to provide the best instructional program for English learners.
Conducts parent/teacher conferences (including LACs, ELL/TPC, etc.) to review EL instructional accommodations, progress, performance, and behavior.
Conducts EL-related professional learning for school staff. Facilitates and/or participates in school events to promote EL parent engagement.
Participates in faculty/professional meetings, conferences, and teacher training workshops.
Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of a 2.50 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
One (1) year teaching experience preferred.
Elementary and Middle School ESOL
- Early Childhood Education (ECE) P-5 and ESOL Endorsement/ESOL P-12 certification, preferred
- Middle Grades English Language Arts 4-8 and ESOL Endorsement/ESOL P-12 certification, preferred
- ESOL Endorsement/ESOL P-12 certification
High School ESOL
- English (ELA) 6-12 certification and ESOL Endorsement/ESOL P-12 Certification, preferred.
- High School core content area or P-12 Foreiign Language and ESOL Endorsement or P-12 certification