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ESL Teacher

Company: Philip's Academy Charter School
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Nature and Scope of Job: Under the supervision of the Principal, the ESL Teacher will be the instructional leader of his or her classroom. The teacher will create, manage, and participate in a variety of learning environments and activities that enhance student development and mastery of learning objectives. Philip's teachers participate in extensive professional development, collaborate with other faculty and staff, promote rigorous learning opportunities, and look out for the collective and individual interests of Philip's students as well as the schools' greater community.Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Lead direct instruction in the classroom for whole groups, small groups, and individual students.
    • Work cooperatively with grade level partners and additional staff to implement a strong, engaging, integrated and appropriate curriculum.
      • Communicate effectively and collaborate with families to ensure consistency between home and school in order to promote student success.
        • Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
          • Maintain ongoing professional development.
            • Monitor student progress and adjust teaching strategies to ensure all students meet the learning objectives
              • Update student performance trackers and use data to help guide your lesson plans
                • Support during other times of the day, including but not limited to teaching a co-curricular and providing supervision during recess, lunch, and hallway.
                  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice from the Principal.Qualifications:
                    • Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field required; advanced degree in education a plus.
                      • Possession of a current and valid teaching certificate in the appropriate subject/content area issued by the New Jersey Department of Education
                        • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience, specifically in ESL a plus.
                          • Commitment to ensuring academic success for all students.
                            • Shared dedication to Philip's Academy's philosophy and mission.
                              • Excellent teamwork, work ethic, and organizational skills.
                                • Communicate effectively in English, both orally and verbally. Bilingual a strong plus.
                                  • Possess excellent integrity, a gentle spirit, and demonstrate strong moral character and initiative.
                                    • Demonstrate technological abilities: word processing, data management, and informational retrieval.
                                      • Submit background checks through the New Jersey Department of Education.
                                        • Be CPR, First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogen certified or obtain certification upon hire.
                                          • Complete a Tuberculosis test and physical and provide a physician's documentation of both.
                                            • Be able to kneel, bend, squat, lift, push, pull, and carry students up to 70lbs.
                                              • Have dependable transportation. Philip's Academy Charter Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Job Types: Full-time, ContractPay: From $55,000.00 per yearBenefits:
                                                • Dental insurance
                                                • Flexible schedule
                                                • Flexible spending account
                                                • Health insurance
                                                • Life insurance
                                                • Paid time off
                                                • Retirement plan
                                                • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                                                  • Monday to FridayEducation:
                                                    • Bachelor's (Required)Experience:
                                                      • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:
                                                        • Teaching Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Philip's Academy Charter School, Newark , ESL Teacher, Education / Teaching , Newark, New Jersey

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