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Joliet Public School District 86

Bilingual Elementary Teacher 2018 - 2019 (5th Grade)

Joliet Public School District 86 - Joliet, IL

Bilingual Elementary Teacher 2018 - 2019 (5th Grade)

JobID: 2676

Position Type:

Certified Teacher/

Certified Bilingual Teacher

Date Posted:



Sanchez Elementary School

Date Available:



· Position Type: Bilingual Elementary Teacher 2018 - 2019 (5th Grade)

· Position Guide: Certified Personnel

Bargaining Position


Nine (9) Months

· Date Posted

: 05/30/2018

· Location: Sanchez Elementary


Building Principal

Assistant Principal

Program Coordinator-ELL

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction


To instruct limited English proficient students in a bilingual learning environment in order to motivate, stimulate and inspire them to learn and develop the necessary skills and knowledge of subject matter to their greatest potential.

The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties performed by the individual holding this position may be assigned.


State of Illinois Professional Educator License with

Self-Contained General Education and/or required Endorsement for Grade Level

Bilingual Endorsement and/or Educator License with Stipulations (Bilingual)

Demonstrated capabilities in leadership, academic competence, public and community relations.

Fluency in the language of the target population as well as in English.

An understanding of cultural and linguistic diversity.

Familiarity of Bilingual and ESL coursework, and curricula.Competent in “Best Practice” teaching methodology.


Implement the Bilingual Education program according to state guidelines in the classroom within the objectives and policy structure of the district.

Direct and supervise the conduct of all students assigned in the classroom.

To implement all district policies as they relate to the classroom.

Instruct students in their native language and culture as well as in English.

Inspire and motivate students to achieve to their potential in the learning of new skills and to absorb knowledge.

Encourage each child and help them to develop a sense of worth, dignity and purpose, with an emphasis on bilingualism and biculturalism as particular educational assets.

Guarantee every student shall receive an equal opportunity for an education.

Teach English Language Arts, social science, mathematics, science, health (art, music and P.E. when applicable) to students in a classroom, utilizing the course of study adopted by the Board of School Inspectors, and other appropriate learning activities.

Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

Use a variety of instructional strategies to present material to students.

Translate lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.

Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare reports as needed and required.

Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.

Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping student solve health, attitude, and learning problems.

To seek assistance from or through the building principal or other support personnel to improve the instructional program or to solve specific problems.

Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and learning centers.

Maintain professional competence through in-service professional development opportunities.

Requisition instructional materials and supplies as required.

Attend all meetings as required such as: faculty, bilingual department, parent teacher conferences, etc.

Prepare for, conduct, and attend parent teacher conferences as required.

Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.

Administer group standardized tests in accordance with state and district testing protocols.

Participate in curriculum development programs as required.

Maintain commitment to ongoing professional development


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters when performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Employee experiences constant interruptions and inflexible deadlines. The noise level in this environment is quiet to moderate. Duties are performed primarily indoors and occasionally outdoors. In-district and out-of-town travel required as necessary for training and/or to carry out duties and responsibilities.

Salary and Benefits:

Bargaining Agreement Union Position

: The salary schedules for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years are attached as Appendix on link:


*Maximum 10 years full time Certified Teaching Experience

Application Procedures:

Applications are considered complete when all required materials are submitted including: 1) an on-line application, 2) a letter of interest in the position, 3) unofficial copies of all college and/or university transcripts, and 4) list three recent references with email address from past or current professional employment.

The District uses an on-line application that will be available at

All required documents should be attached to your on-line application.

89 days 12 hours ago

Joliet Public School District 86


Bilingual Elementary Teacher 2018 - 2019 (5th Grade) Joliet Public School District 86 - Joliet, IL, United States


Location: Joliet, IL

Company Profile:
Joliet Public Schools District 86 will partner with our community to create a safe and innovative instructional environment to empower all students to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens, and productive members of society.