Ocean Avenue Elementary School
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FULL ELL TEACHER (1.0 FTE)
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: http://www.maine.gov/doe/cert/fingerprinting/index.html
• Maine State English Language Learner 660 (K-12) certificate. Website: http://www.maine.gov/doe/cert/initial/application/index.html