22 Valor High School ELD Teacher


Job title: 22 Valor High School ELD Teacher

$55000 – 92000 per year

Company: Bright Star Schools

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Job Description: ​English Language Development Teacher

Reporting to: ​Principal and English Language Development Coordinator

Summary​: The English Language Development teacher works closely with teachers and administrators to plan and execute a comprehensive plan to increase student achievement of English Language Learners and students with intervention needs. The ELD teacher will provide language acquisition support and instruct Early and Intermediate Language Learners in a pull out environment (Designated ELD Instruction). The ELD teacher will also support and instruct Intervention for students.

ABOUT US:

Bright Star Schools is a free, publicly funded and open enrollment non-profit organization with seven public charters in urban Los Angeles. Across all of our Bright Star sites, over 90% of our students are eligible for free and reduced lunch.

Our mission is to provide holistic, inclusive support for all students to achieve academic excellence and grow their unique talents so that they find joy in higher education, career, and life. Bright Star students will become leaders who act with integrity and champion equity to enrich our communities and the world. The framework to our success is our core operating principles, which are Integridad, Ubuntu, Kohyang (â€‹ê³ í–¥â€‹)​, and Growth.

Our educators join a family that is passionate and committed to developing all students to become well-rounded citizens. We offer small class sizes, comprehensive coordinator support, and numerous collaboration opportunities across the organization and within school sites. We strongly believe in coordinator voice, and we work to increase teaching practice and effectiveness through our data-driven and feedback-derived professional development.

Bright Star Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, pregnancy, or veteran status.

Qualifications & Experience:

▪ Single subject, ELA or multi-subject credential

▪ (Preferred) At least three years teaching English Language Learners and a demonstrated track record of success in improving their language acquisition

▪ Familiarity with the policies, procedures, and training associated with the administration of the CELDT

▪ Proficiency in analyzing, communicating, and presenting data

▪ Understanding and command of the best practices in teaching ELLs

▪ (Preferred) Fluent in Spanish

▪ Bachelor’s Degree

▪ Possession of either Bilingual, Cross-Cultural, Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) certificate; Cross-Cultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) certificate; Bilingual Certificate of Competence (BCC); or Language Development Specialist (LDS) certificate required

Teacher Traits:

● Belief that every child is deserving an excellent education which prepares him/her for college and life beyond

● Demonstrated ability to teach whole child in an inclusive setting using modifications and accommodations

● Willingness to receive feedback, engage in frequent dialogue and ability to self-reflect

● Life-long learner

● Collaborative

● Belief in data-driven instruction

● Firm, kind approach to managing student behavior

● Technologically competent

● Entrepreneurial spirit and creative problem solver

● Sense of humor and love of teaching

Responsibilities​:

Primary Job Duties:

○ Attends and monitors site-level advisory committees (e.g. SAC, ELAC).

○ Supports the coordination of all language-related testing of all students at the three campuses

○ Supports administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents in accelerating

academic achievement via Designated and Integrated ELD.

○ Conducts demonstration lessons and provides feedback to teachers at the on the effective and evidence based Designated and Integrated ELD methodologies to ensure equitable access to core standards-based instruction for EL students.

○ Develops model lessons that provide Designated and Integrated ELD to ensure access to grade-level content area

instruction for EL students.

○ Assists and supports teachers in the implementation of the districts’ EL Master plan and initiatives, including Designated and Integrated ELD instruction and provide feedback to teachers on the use of instructional strategies and classroom practices related to Comprehensive ELD and standards based classroom instruction.

○ Supports teachers to manage, interpret and use formative assessment data, systematically examine student work, plan and deliver appropriate instruction, intervention and accommodation strategies for EL students.

○ Teaches 3 designated ELD courses/periods for at least 60 students on campus.

Whole School Responsibilities

○ Uphold Bright Star Schools’ mission and values

○ Demonstrate genuine care for ​all​ students

○ Build relationships with ​all s​tudents

○ Embrace existing school-wide management systems and promote high standards of behavior

○ Collaborate with school leaders, providing input to improve Bright Star programs

○ Actively participate in professional development sessions

○ Communicate professionally with peers, supervisors, parents, and students

○ Commit to a longer school day and calendar year

○ Adhere to Bright Star’s professional attire guidelines

○ Uphold attendance procedures each period using School Information Systems (SIS)

○ Enthusiastically participate in school-wide culture events (i.e. academic assemblies, and HCC Competitions)

○ Perform other duties as assigned

Instructional Responsibilities

● Adhere to Bright Star curriculum maps and guidelines

● Create weekly lesson plans/overviews

● Plan rigorous lessons aligned to the California State and/or California Common Core standards

● Differentiate lesson plans for a variety of learners (kinesthetic, gifted students, English Language Learners, and/or students with IEPs, etc.)

● Implement feedback from administrator regarding lesson plans and/or execution

● Establish and maintain positive classroom environment

● Implement Bright Star’s Expected School Learning Results

● Support instruction with school-wide supplemental programs

● Maintain grade books and meet reporting deadlines

● Communicate with families regarding student academics and behavior

● Collaborate with Inclusive Education (SpEd) Team

● Use planning periods for the advancement of student academics

● Tutor students in need of remediation

● Perform other adjunct duties

Benefits:

Salary and Benefits:

Salary: BSS salary is commensurate with experience and education

Status: Full Time

Start Date: An exceptional candidate will assume a full time role no later than July 1, 2021

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Benefits: Health, dental, vision, STRS retirement matching, life insurance, short-term disability, optional 403b plan, sick and vacation paid time off, and holidays.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job date: Sun, 22 Aug 2021 05:08:33 GMT

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