English Language Learners (ELL) Teacher, 5-8

JOB TITLE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER TEACHER

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university

                            Valid, current Nebraska teaching certificate
ELL endorsement preferred
Bilingual (Spanish) helpful

REPORTS TO: Building Administrator

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM: Building Administrator

JOB GOAL: To organize and conduct a learning situation which will enable students to
master appropriate levels of subject matter, skill in communications, an
appreciation of culture and heritage and a respect for the rights of others.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Nine month year or as established by the Board of Education

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of

administrative guidelines. Evaluated by building principal.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Consistent and punctual “on site” attendance at the worksite is an essential job function
  • Assess ELL student language and ability levels.
  • Work with a wide variety of language levels and abilities in the same class.
  • Combine reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in a multi-level classroom
  • Knowledgeable in a variety of content areas
  • Plan, coordinate and implement standardized and informal assessments to determine appropriate levels of student services.
  • Translate and differentiate content area materials from other classes to meet current student needs.
  • Diagnose student needs and communicate individual student needs to content are teachers.
  • Advocate for students in collaborating with content area teachers.
  • Establish and maintain clear classroom expectations and procedures.
  • Assist content area teachers to understand ELL student needs.
  • Actively participate in weekly PLC planning meetings and collaborate with content area teachers on modification of materials.
  • Follow student progress in classes and actively monitor grades and credits toward graduation.
  • Communicate school information to parents in a variety of ways.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory):

  • Good fluency in a second language desired
  • Exemplary command of written and oral communication skills
  • Sensitivity/awareness of other cultural group norms
  • Skills in leadership, interpersonal relations, organization, problem solving and conflict management, assessment and
    evaluation
Zone 3

Grades

5–8

Additional Information

2023-2024 School Year

Salary information:  https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org/district/business-services/employment-compensation-and-agreements/certified-employees.html

Contact Information

Norfolk Public Schools
512 W Phillip Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701
https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org

Kathy Hoile
(p) (402) 644-2500 1112
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

Link to apply:  https://norfolkpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx