Part-Time ESL Teacher

Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
District/Organization: 
Great Lakes Cyber Academy
Position Details: 

For consideration, please apply online here:  https://re22.ultipro.com/CON1019/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*D115CF4E22A447FD

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Working from your home office, the Part-Time ESL Teacher will virtually manage instructional programs for students in the ESL program. Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program.

The Part-Time ESL Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

  • Coordinate language proficiency screenings and language testing, staying compliant with state-timelines for tasks such as Beginning of the Year, Middle of the Year and End of the Year LPAC meetings and documentation;
  • Participate in the organization and administration of the State Testing, as directed;
  • Attend local and state provided professional development trainings related to compliance and instruction;
  • Collaborate with the student’s teachers in supporting learning and conduct parent conferences in a timely manner;
  • Support the instructional program with asynchronous web conferencing sessions and synchronous instruction;
  • Become proficient with supplemental programs to support English Language Learners in the virtual setting, including interpreting data within the programs;
  • Review curriculum and devise alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding (working directly with students and parents);
  • Communicate with parents, students and other teachers on a regular basis to develop and update Personal Learning Plans and schedules, discuss assessments, provide feedback on student work, suggest instructional approaches and strategies, monitor completion of assignments and coach special projects;
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers to ensure that all students are successfully progressing through the program, that parents have a central point of contact, and that tasks are distributed among the teachers;
  • Keep student records and data up-to-date, including ELL Data Views, cumulative files, online student and family information, attendance accounting, and logging all student and parent contacts; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Highly qualified and certified to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) in Michigan
  • Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft OS and MS Office programs)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Highly organized and punctual
  • Customer focused approach
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment
  • Team player track record
  • Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events (may require occasional overnight travel)
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Ability to work some occasional evening hours, as needed to support some families

Company Summary

Great Lakes Cyber Academy (GLCA) is a tuition-free, online public school available for students in grades 6–12 throughout Michigan. For students in grades 9-12, GLCA offers a variety of academic pacing options including a traditional school year option, a year-long extended option and an accelerated option. GLCA is authorized by The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University and supported by the Connections Academy family of public virtual schools. The school is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accrediting division of AdvancED.

Email: 
christina.mcclellan@pearson.com
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