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Joliet Public School District 86

JobID 2575 : EL Resource Specialist

Joliet Public School District 86 - Joliet, IL

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· Date Posted

: 04/03/2018

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· Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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· Location: District 86

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· Date Available: August 16, 2018

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· District:

Joliet Public Schools District 86 (Joliet, IL) is seeking an EL Resource Specialis.

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This position reports to the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, Director of Teaching and Learning and Program Coordinator.

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Duties and Responsibilities

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The primary function of the English Learner Resource Specialist is to implement a comprehensive ESL language development program to support ELs in the General Education program in the content areas of Science and Social Studies utilizing the WIDA Standards. Assess the English language proficiency of incoming students utilizing the W-APT screener and place students in the appropriate educational setting.

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Provide ELLs with comprehensible academic content and oral language while assessing student language needs in order to work with ELL students individually and/or, in small groups, and/or in whole class instruction

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Continually assess the language development of students in order to support ELL students’ literacy development by using reading and writing strategies appropriate to the students’ level of proficiency.

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Assist ELL students in the demonstration of proficiency in analytical thinking and study skills.

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Facilitate cooperative work and cross-cultural understanding between ELL students and native English speakers.

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Facilitate cooperative work and cross-cultural understanding for general education teachers.

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Collaborate with the school community regarding the ELL students’ progress and challenges in learning academic content and language.

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Research best practices in instructional strategies for ELLS in order to collaborate with the classroom teacher in providing effective interventions for mainstreamed students

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Asses the native language proficiency (if feasible) of incoming students utilizing the district’s approved assessment instrument, Pre-IPT Spanish or the Tejas Lee.

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Participate in professional development activities to continuously improve job performance.

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Assumes other related duties and responsibilities that the ELL Program Coordinator may assign.

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Qualification Requirements

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Applications who meet the following criteria must complete the on-line application available at www.joliet86.org

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State of Illinois Professional Educator License with

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

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English as a Second Language Endorsement grades K-8 /or Educator License with Stipulations (Bilingual) for grades K-4.

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

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An understanding of cultural and linguistic diversity.

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Master’s Degree in Education Preferred

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WIDA Certification to administer ACCESS 2.0, W-APT, MODEL and familiarity with the Pre-IPT for early childhood

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Experience in organization and presentation of educational workshops

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Special Note:

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The ELL Resource Specialist provides the Transitional Program of Instruction as stated in (105 ILCS 5/) School Code Article

14C: TRANSITIONAL BILINGUAL EDUCATION.

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A school district may establish a program in transitional bilingual education with respect to any classification with less than 20 children therein, but should a school district decide not to establish such a program, the school district shall provide a locally determined transitional program of instruction which, based upon an individual student language assessment, provides content area instruction in a language other than English to the extent necessary to ensure that each student can benefit from educational instruction and achieve an early and effective transition into the regular school curriculum.

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Transitional Program of Instruction (TPI) in District 86

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If an attendance center with has fewer than 19 ELLs from any single non-English language, the district has elected to offer a TPI program as listed above, instead of a TBE program. TPI services include, but are not limited to, instruction in ESL, language arts in the student’s home language, and history of the student’s native land and the United States. The TPI program includes instruction or other assistance in a student’s home language to the extent necessary as determined by the student’s level of English language proficiency.

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Salary and Benefits:

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Bargaining Agreement Union Position

: The salary schedules for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years are attached as Appendix A.click on link: https://www.joliet86.org/file.aspx?DocumentId=9830

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*Maximum 10 years full time Certified Teaching Experience

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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 www.joliet86.org.

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

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Inquiries from qualified candidates should be addressed to Agustina Campos, Administrative Secretary to Human Resources and Labor Relation. Tina can be reached at acampos@joliet86.org

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JobID 2575 : EL Resource Specialist Joliet Public School District 86 - Joliet, IL, United States

   

Location: Joliet, IL

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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.