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The ESL Teacher will be directly responsible to the principal for all matters pertaining to the ESL operation of the school plan, in-building administrative and general or region-wide policies.  This position will be indirectly responsible to the Lead Teacher for all matters pertaining to ESL curriculum, instructional methods, assessment, and materials.


Job Duties:

  • Provide a personalized ESL instructional program that is compatible with the abilities, needs and learning characteristics of each student and complies with the District prescribed Dual Language model
  • Implement prescribed District curriculum, instructional methods, and utilize materials within the parameters of the ESL program
  • Create a student-centered learning environment that is characterized by the consistent application of sound mental health and educational psychology practices
  • Employ creative methods of instruction and utilize a variety of bilingual and/or ESL materials within the structure of the designated curriculum
  • Become acquainted with the characteristics, needs, abilities and, problems of each student through personal interaction and by seeking information from psycho-educational reports, hearing and vision reports, staffing notes, end-of-the-year student status reports, etc.
  • Participate in formative and summative assessment for ESL and utilize data to improve instruction
  • Maintain up-to-date lesson plans that include all bilingual areas to be taught     


  • Valid State of Illinois Professional Educators License
  • Endorsement or approval in English as a Second Language
  • Teaching experience and proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Teaching experience (including student teaching and internship) at identified grade level or in a Dual Language classroom within the last five years preferred


  • Excellent Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Plan with Employer Matching
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off Per Year
  • No Contracts

Additional Notes

This is a full time, year-round position serving high school students, grades 9-12. We offer a collaborative, creative community with competitive pay and excellent benefits. Come be a part of our dynamic team and make a difference in the lives of our students!

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