Jan 13, 2024

ESL Teacher (High School, SY24-25)

  • TrulyHired
  • Springfield, MA, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

What You'll Do As an ESL Teacher at Veritas Prep, you'll provide ESL services, instruction, and accommodations to English language learners at various grade levels and across content areas. You'll collaborate with teachers and staff to support Sheltered Immersion instruction and to ensure English language learners can access grade-level curriculum. You'll also take part in planning with and core content teachers and receive regular coaching and feedback. You will also: Develop and track student progress toward goals Teach an ESL class for students with beginner level skills Collaborate with Special Education Teachers to support students who are dual-identified Support initial language screenings for new students as well as implementation of ACCESS testing Use methods and materials appropriate for teaching English language learners Study and internalize subject area content and curriculum and prepare for daily instruction by completing daily lesson preparation, including appropriate accommodations, for students Develop modified curriculum that is aligned to grade-level standards Deliver rigorous, standards-based lessons and assessments to small groups using key instructional strategies Integrate social emotional program and skills into both formal and informal teaching moments with students Participate in weekly or bi-weekly coaching meetings, incorporating feedback into daily teaching and planning practices Plan and lead daily data-driven small-group and individual tutoring sessions Engage in learning about racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion in education Build positive, meaningful relationships with colleagues, students, parents and families Actively engage in professional development to continually improve your practice What You'll Need (Qualifications) An unwavering belief that all students can achieve amazing things A passion for continuous growth as an educator A dedication to fighting racism in our educational institutions and in daily life and knowledge of the history of race and racism, as well as the systems of oppression our students face Two to three years of teaching experience (preferred) Bachelor's degree Massachusetts educator licensure in ESL (5-12) Current authorization to work in the United States - a candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment Alignment with our Values of Students First: We make decisions with our students in mind and know our actions model the way. Grow Together: We are role models of growth mindset, teamwork, and collaboration. One Team, One Mission: We cheer for, lean on, and support each other as we play unique roles in support of the same mission. Think you don't quite meet all the qualifications listed above? Apply anyway! We are looking for a truly diverse team of educators, and research shows that historically marginalized groups are less likely to apply if they do not meet every requirement. We are an anti-racist organization and want to recruit and support a diverse staff, to understand the history of inequity in education, and to ensure students see teachers, staff, and leaders who look like them working in their schools. Still not sure? Set up a call with a recruiter by emailing [email protected]. Veritas Prep is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or qualified job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. This policy extends to, but is not limited to, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training, and termination.

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