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Job Goal:


  • To provide instruction and functional curriculum support for K-8 ELL students. 
  • To provide a personalized instructional program that is compatible with the abilities, needs and learning characteristics of each identified ELL student.  


Performance Responsibilities:


  • Effectively utilize district technologies appropriate to the position.
  • Work collaboratively with general and special education teachers, support personnel, administrators and parents in an environment which will enable identified students to succeed in their efforts to learn language literacy.
  • Work collaboratively with literacy coaches at the building level to support language and literacy instruction. 
  • Monitor student growth and collaboratively identify and deliver interventions. 
  • Collect and analyze student achievement data to demonstrate student growth (e.g. running records, progress monitoring instruments). 
  • Assist in gathering data and preparing reports to meet district, state and federal guidelines relating to ELL and maintain all necessary records as required by the program.)
  • Provide diagnostic and testing services for ELL students including:
  • WIDA
  • Language surveys 
  • Provide district leadership in the development, implementation and monitoring of the district wide ELL programming.  
  • Provide content knowledge and pedagogical expertise regarding ELL programming including:
  • Instructional strategies
  • Lesson development
  • Program development
  • Assessment techniques
  • Interpretation of assessment data to document student progress and plan instruction 
  • Strategies for differentiation 
  • Practices that promote learning 
  • Provide information and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative practices for ELL through various activities such as: 
  • Formal and informal discussions
  • Coaching sessions
  • Demonstration lessons 
  • Study groups
  • Staff meetings 
  • Professional development and/or training programs and workshops 
  • Provide direct service to student individually or in small groups including: 
  • Lesson planning
  • Implementation of lessons
  • Assessment of student learning 




Position Title: English Language Learner Teacher

Department:  Bilingual

Licensure: Valid Illinois teaching certificate

Endorsement: Bilingual ESL Certification (Type 3 or Type 9) 

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