Jan 13, 2024

ESL (English as Second Language) Teacher Assistant | 2023-2024 School Year Start Date

  • TrulyHired
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

FUNCTIONAL PURPOSE
The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of tasks for the professional staff in the English as a Second Language classroom and provides special assistance to English Learner (EL) students. Work involves assisting teachers with individual and small groups in the ESL classroom and tutoring in the mainstream classroom, monitoring work and assignments in the classroom.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Works with individual students and/or small groups in the ESL classroom.
• Tutors individual students in various subject areas.
• Assists in the registration of EL students.
• Assists in the administration of the English proficiency tests and other placement tests.
• Maintains student records and keeps current information and materials on file.
• Helps students learn about the school environment (fire drills, emergency procedures, etc.).
• Assists in the preparation of materials to support lessons.
• Assists in modifying tests and materials for mainstream teachers.
• Participates in training, workshops designed for ESL teaching assistants.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Knowledge and understanding of the developmental stages of children.
• Ability to operate and maneuver standard office equipment and specialized classroom equipment.
• Ability to provide a broad range of instructional assistance to teachers and others.
• Knowledge of grade appropriate competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of this position.
• Utilizes good interpersonal and customer service skills with staff, volunteers, parents, and students.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum: Minimum: High School Diploma/GED. Proficiency (reading, writing and speaking) in secondary language.
• Desirable: Associates Degree with a concentration in Education PLUS two years working with elementary age children. Proficiency (reading, writing, and speaking) in secondary language.

Pay Grade 55 Full-Time 10 Months Minimum Monthly Salary $2,479

PHYSICAL WORK DEMANDS:

PHYSICAL

ACTIVITY

FREQUENCY

C - Constant

F - Frequent

O - Occasional

I - Infrequent

NR - Not Required

PHYSICAL

ACTIVITY

FREQUENCY

C - Constant

F - Frequent

O - Occasional

I - Infrequent

NR - Not Required

Climbing/Balancing

I

Lifting/Carrying

O up to 30 lbs.

Crawling/Kneeling

I

Grasping/Twisting

O

Walking

F

Reaching

F

Running

I

Pushing/Pulling

O

Standing

F

Fingering/Typing

F

Sitting

F

Driving

F requires driving car between sites

Bending/Stooping

O

Others:

In compliance with Federal Law, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability.

When applying, please make sure to include all prior experience in your application.

Please provide at least two references. One must be the current or most recent supervisor and the other a previous supervisor.

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