ESL Teacher

  • ReNEW Schools
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 06/26/2024

Job Description

#1 Performing Open-Enrollment Network in New Orleans#1 Academic Growth in LouisianaPOSITION DETAILSWe are seeking an ESL teacher (Pre-K-8th grade) committed to ReNEW’s mission of ensuring that all of our PK-8th grade students are academically and emotionally prepared to access the full range of life choices that are the fundamental right of every child in New Orleans.WHO WE AREAt ReNEW, we transform underperforming schools into academically rigorous institutions, preparing students for high school, college, and careers. We focus on professional development and individual coaching and are committed to helping you become an outstanding teacher.WHAT YOU'LL DOAdminister language assessments at the beginning of the school year to determine placement of students in ESL classesProvide direct instruction of ESL classes to groups of students based on language proficiencyTrack and monitor student progress data in pull-out ESL group and in general classCollaborate with general education staff and school administration to support student access to the curriculumBuild positive, supportive relationships with families of ELL studentsAdminister state assessments, including ELPT and LEAP, to assess student progressAs needed, deliver quality, objective-driven professional development to staffIn addition, at ReNEW Schools, we expect all of our teachers to:Drive instruction with clear short-term and long-term goals with input from your team.Create a safe, positive and student-led learning environment.Be a content expert by planning rigorous, engaging, Louisiana Student Standards-aligned lessons using Tier 1 curriculum.Differentiate learning needs for all students, providing necessary accommodations and modifications to ensure every student is supported.Use student progress and testing data to assess and adjust instruction as needed.Improve in meaningful and measurable ways through professional development coachingCommunicate and collaborate regularly with parents and staff to ensure students are making strong academic and social progress.Persevere through an academically intense curriculum and extended school hours.Participate in both school and network-wide coaching and be solution oriented.Celebrate the impact teachers have as positive role models for students and the community.WHAT YOU BRINGIn addition to the expectations listed above, you will bring the following to your school and students:Bachelor’s degree (required)2+ years teaching experience (preferred)Experience and success with historically under-served populations of studentsTeaching certification (preferred and required for early childhood, Special Education)A strong content knowledge in your teaching areaThe commitment and personal responsibility to do whatever it takes to help prepare our students for college and beyondFLSA Classification: ExemptWHAT WE OFFERAt ReNEW, we believe our people are the key to our students’ success. We support our staff with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a comprehensive benefits plan that covers the majority of the employee premium for the two medical plans offered. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous vacation time, professional development, and a 401k plan with 4% employer matching.