Position Summary: Teaches and facilitates learning for students in a Responsive Education Solutions school, maintaining academic progress, discipline and records. Ensure that the ResponsiveEd's English as a Second Language (ESL) program provides necessary services for students limited in their English Proficiency. Work together with administrators and general education teachers to identify and meet the educational needs of English Language Learner (ELL) students. Works with parents and students to provide and implement individualized education to meet the needs of all students. Qualifications: Education/Certification, and Experience: Must be Highly Qualified (HQ) with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from four-year accredited College or University, preferably in the area of Education or core content area Valid Texas teaching certificate in the area of English as a Second Language, or ESL endorsement of currently held certified teaching grade levels. Teaching experience in assigned grade levels is strongly preferred. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): A passion for children. Ability and patience to work interactively with children. Strong computer skills to implement multiple and diverse programs. Strong organizational, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills. General knowledge of grade level curriculum and proven instructional abilities in specific grade levels. Working knowledge of federal and state ESL laws and regulations. Proven knowledge of and experience with ESL instructional strategies. Working knowledge of and compliance with individualized services for students with disabilities Ability to communicate with and instruct students who are limited in their English proficiency. Learn and implement teaching curriculum software programs and instruct students on utilization. Ability to understand the individual needs of each student and develop Individual Education Plans (IEPs). Clear understanding of goal setting for students and the individualized approach. Ability to receive guidance from supervisors. Ability to communicate with all levels of students, parents, administrative staff, and Campus Directors. Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and student data such as diagnostic test results, state assessments scoring, transcripts, and grade point average. Flexibility with changes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Manage multiple priorities effectively. Responsibilities and Duties: Collaborate with campus administration to ensure ongoing identification and documentation of enrolled students in whose home is spoken a language other than English and who are found to be limited in their English proficiency. Schedule and conduct Language Proficiency Assessment Committee meetings to ensure appropriate identification, placement and services for students limited in their English proficiency. Collaborate with general education teachers and administrators to provide staff training in ESL strategies to assure appropriate assistance to and understanding of ELL. Provide individual and group instruction for ELL on a regular basis. Ensure continual assessment of ELL student progress by using local and district benchmark testing and general coursework progress reports; evaluate findings in order to assure ELL student success. Update and send a monthly ELL Roster report and a weekly ELL Count report to Principal and district personnel. Plan the necessary time, resources, and materials to support general education teachers in accomplishing all educational goals. Ensure compliance with all state mandated assessments including their selection and administration. Serve as campus resource person and trainer for all campus staff to support students limited in their English proficiency. Recommend sound policies to Campus Directors to improve ESL program. Implement Responsive Education Solutions ESL school board policies, procedures, and operational guidelines. Compile and maintain all reports, records, and other documents required by law and/or the Director of Special Education. Instruct and motivate students in all course study. Assign lessons and correct homework. Administer tests to evaluate student’s progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress. Maintain discipline in the classroom. Maintain a learning center that is conducive to learning, safe, attractive and stimulating. Set a good housekeeping example in the learning center and encourages students to follow this example. Schedule periodic meetings with parents to discuss student progress and problems. Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops. Inspire students with consistency, care, and interest to build students’ self-esteem and promote continued success. Praise students, compliment them and encourages them in order to build character. Utilize a variety of learning methods to enhance the students’ learning experiences. Prepare an individualized education plan (IEP) to promote students’ success on the state’s assessment exams (TAKS, TEKS, and STAAR). Work closely with the Special Education teacher to ensure special education students’ modifications are being implemented. Perform related duties such as assisting students in selecting courses of study, counseling students in adjustment and academic problems, and sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations. Conduct student assemblies as necessary. Other Responsibilities and Duties: Master the Responsive Education Solutions ESL Learning System in order to assist the students in mastering the system. Read and comply with the ResponsiveEd Procedures Manual, Student Handbook, Student Code of Conduct, and the Employee Handbook. Perform special projects, during and after normal business hours, and other duties as assigned. Travel as required. Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervise one or two ESL Aides as necessary. The ESL Teacher will carry out the supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the ResponsiveEd policies and procedures. The ESL Teacher will be responsible for training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems, if necessary. Equipment Used: All equipment required to perform jobs duties and task previously described. Physical / Environmental Factors: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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