English Language Learner Teacher (JCHS)

Geary County USD 475

Job Description

Classification:                        Certified

Division/Department:             Secondary Education/ELL

Job Category:                        Teacher

FLSA:                                     Exempt

 

Title:                                       English Language Learner Teacher (Secondary)

 

Qualifications:                        *Kansas Teaching Certificate w/ ESL endorsement

                                               *Valid Kansas Drivers License

                                               

Reports To:                             Associate Superintendent for Teaching & Learning, Building Principal, District ELL Coordinator

 

Supervises:                             Students

           

BASIC FUNCTION/PURPOSE

            The teacher of English Language Learners will deliver the district’s program for teaching English to students acquiring the English language in the context of the 9-12 academic curriculum.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.        

            The employee performing the duties of this position is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, hear, bend, stoop, and reach.  The employee may be occasionally required to manually lift, move, or carry up to 50 pounds.  The employee is required to interact with staff and meet the demands of several different people.  The employee is responsible for the work output of others.  The employee occasionally works extended hours.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

CRITICAL SKILLS

  1. Ability to maintain regular and good work attendance and come to work on time.
  2. Ability to work constructively and cooperatively with others.
  3. Ability to respond to information requests in a courteous, timely and helpful manner.
  4. Ability to manage job responsibilities while meeting established deadlines.
  5. Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality of student and staff information.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Identify and screen students who speak or understand a language other than English.
  2. Complete required state and district paperwork on ELL students.
  3. Provide building principals and the ELL coordinator with updates on ELL students.
  4. Monitor language and academic progress of individual ELL students.
  5. Serve as a resource to classroom teachers in modifying lessons for ELL students.
  6. Serve as a communication link between school and home.
  7. Participate on building teams identifying special needs of ELL students.
  8. Provide training and supervision to aides and volunteers serving ELL students.
  9. Coordinate/provide building in-service on English Language Learners.
  10. Provide direct instruction to students as needed.

Term of Employment:            Teacher Contract

Salary Range:                        Determined by placement on teacher salary schedule.

Evaluation Frequency:           Job performance will be evaluated a minimum of 1 time per year.

Updated 4-22-19

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Geary County USD #475 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints based on race, color, national origin, sex or age, please contact the USD 475 Director of Personnel Services, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000. For questions or complaints based on disability, please contact the USD 475 Director of Special Education, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000

Geary County USD 475


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of KS, Delta Dental, Group Employee Term Life Insurance, Supplemental Employee & Dependent Term Life Insurance, Group Short Term Disability, Group Vision Health Insurance, Individual Cancer Plan, Dependent Care Flex Spending Account, Tax Sheltered Annuities, KPERS Retirement, 10 days leave, Professional Development moves you up on pay schedule. per negotiated agreement
Job Start Date: August-1-2019
Applications Due By: May-30-2019

Job Contact Information

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Employer Information

Geary County USD 475 www.usd475.org

Nestled in the heart of the Flint Hills, USD 475 Geary County Schools serves the communities of Junction City, Fort Riley, Milford, and Grandview Plaza with 13 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 6-A academy-structured Talent Development High School, as well as a center for Innovative Studies and early childhood programs.   We offer outstanding professional development opportunities, access to state-of-the-art technology in every classroom, and a competitive salary package in a community with a variety of outdoor activities as well as theater, art exhibits, and hometown family-oriented events. 

We invite you to find out more about our district by viewing this YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Yw99Q9HleI

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Geary County USD #475 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints based on race, color, national origin, sex or age, please contact the USD 475 Executive Director of Personnel Services, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000. For questions or complaints based on disability, please contact the USD 475 Executive Director of Special Education, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000

 


Employer Address: 123 North Eisenhower Dr. Junction City, Kansas


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