One year only FULL-TIME ELL TEACHER - K-5 ( Job ID: 1767)

Portland School Department | Portland, ME

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Posted Date 9/15/2020


  • Location:
      Ocean Avenue Elementary School

  • Date Available:

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Seeking an energetic, creative, and master teacher of English Language Learners (ELLs) at Ocean Avenue Elementary School in the Portland Public School District for the 2020-2021 school year.  Successful candidate will: 1) Provide and support rigorous and appropriate instruction aligned with the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards and the Common Core to meet grade level expectations for ELLs including newcomers; 2) Collaborate and consult with general education teachers to enhance acquisition of English in all language domains necessary to participate and make progress in general education content classes; 3) Provide on-going staff development as necessary on language acquisition and acculturation, sheltered instruction, and effective practices in teaching ELLs; 4) Use school and student level data to inform instruction and programming supports for ELLs.

A successful candidate will have: Excellent interpersonal skills in order to collaborate effectively with all general education teachers and other educational support staff;  The ability to provide ongoing staff development and leadership as a specialist of second language development; Expertise in building relationships with multilingual families.


• Maine State fingerprint (CHRC) authorization.  Website:
• Maine State English Language Learner 660 (K-12) certificate.  Website:


Job Type
Teacher - Elementary Level
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