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English Language Learning Teacher, San Diego

Company: Amerigo Education
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEWThe English Language Learning Teacher (ELLT) manages English language development to diverse international students living in a dormitory environment and attending a local private school. Reporting into the English Language Learning Coordinator (ELLC), the ELLT works Amerigo staff and the partner school to develop and implement a supplemental ELL program that promotes student achievement, accelerates acculturation into American culture, and offers a high level of individualized ELL teaching. The ELLT teaches one or more sections of an ELL course in the high school in addition to delivering and managing specific programs that take place within the dormitory environment. In addition, the ELLT offer some English after-school support at the partner school campus.JOB OVERVIEWEstablishes and maintains an appropriate plan of ELL instruction for all students under the direction of ELLCInstructs Academic Reading and Composition (ARC) courses at local partner school(s)Establishes, assesses, and monitors student learning goalsAdministers English language proficiency assessments throughout the year to monitor progress as directedKeeps records for student profiles, including ongoing student writing portfoliosDevelops a clear system of instructional interventions to share with partner school staff should students plateau in language acquisitionCreates appropriate learning environment: stimulating, active, safe, respectful, project-basedInvolves students as a resource in planning, peer assistance, school operations and serviceHelps students use a variety of technology strategies to support their learning and ensures students are proficient in navigating the systems of partner schoolsOversees, reviews, and communicates progress toward goals with Amerigo on a regular basis under direction of ELLCSuggests intervention strategies and enacts other intervention strategies as directed by the ELLCIs available for proficiency interventions during evening academic study hours according to agreed upon scheduleEnacts appropriate writing support for English and other classes as directed by ELLCSPECIAL OPPORTUNITIESELL Teacher may have opportunities to accompany students on acculturation trips or vacation activitiesKEY QUALIFICATIONSThe successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial, energetic leader with a love of working withadolescents from different cultures and with different learning styles. This person will be organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills. This person must be resilient and reliable while demonstrating an ability to build a strong community culture within a global environment.Bachelors Degree in TESOL, education, or other related discipline.Willingness to work evenings and some weekends.International, multi-cultural exposure, experience working with English as a Second Language students, classroom management training a plus.Working knowledge of one other language would be beneficial due to the nature of the work. Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Spanish, Russian, or Portuguese language abilities preferredFor additional information, please contact

Keywords: Amerigo Education, Chula Vista , English Language Learning Teacher, San Diego, Education / Teaching , Chula Vista, California

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