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2021-2022 SY: Title III EL Instructional Coach (Elementary) - Bilingual, ESL, and Language Services

Company: Irving Independent School District
Location: irving
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

IRVING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Title III EL Instructional Coach WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt

(Elementary)

REPORTS TO: Director of Bilingual, ESL, and PAY GRADE: Teacher salary

Language Services schedule as approved by the Board of Trustees (187 + 8 days)

DEPARTMENT: Department of Bilingual, ESL & DATE REVISED: March 2021

Disclaimer: This is a grant-funded position. Funds for this position are expected to be available up to the end of the school year. In addition to other specified conditions of employment, the applicant understands that no guarantee of continued employment, beyond the availability of the grant funds, is expressed or implied by Irving Independent School District.

This position is eligible for a Chapter 21 contract.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Design, implement and deliver instructional activities and support to campus staff, teachers, parents and students in the goal of mastering state academic curriculum standards for English Language Learners.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education/Certification:

Masters Degree preferred

Valid Texas Teacher Certificate and ESL Supplement

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of Federal/State/Local laws and policies, State Board of Education Rules

Texas Education and No Child Left Behind (NCLB) regulations

Knowledge of approved tests for English Language Learners

Knowledge of research-based practices for English Language Learners

Ability to plan and conduct staff development

Strong communication skills for conferencing with students, teachers, and parents

Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

Minimum Experience:

At least three (3) years of teaching experience in an ELL classroom

Experience working with diverse student groups

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

* Monitor student progress every six weeks and assist campus staff in progress monitoring and developing interventions. * Establish an open, cooperative atmosphere to ensure effective communication between teachers, campus support personnel, and central administration staff. * Provide professional development in the area of English language acquisition, best practices for English Language Learner students and support in implementation of the training. * Provide instructional support through classroom visits, feedback sessions and modeling of lessons and strategies. * Provide teachers with updated research in the field of education of second language learners. * Provide support and assistance to lead teachers and Academic Specialists at assigned elementary campuses. * Ensure teachers have materials needed, preview and recommend resources that will promote success of all ELLs. * Provide coaching in the area of Sheltered Instruction for content and teachers of English language learners. * Attend District Specialists meetings and ELL meetings as appropriate. * Review educational research and current trends in the field of education of second language learners. * Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands/Physical Demand/Environmental Factors:

Prolonged standing

Prolonged use of computer

Maintain emotional control under stress

Occasional prolonged and irregular hours

Safety: Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Irving Independent School District, Irving , 2021-2022 SY: Title III EL Instructional Coach (Elementary) - Bilingual, ESL, and Language Services, Other , irving, Texas

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