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English Language Learner Coord

at Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Posted: 7/8/2019
Job Reference #: 60211
Keywords: office

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ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS Job posting 60211
1500 EAST 128TH AVE, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241Job posted as of Jun 07, 2019 until Until Filled

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.


The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color,sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law. The District is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching the educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

Job Title
English Language Learner Coord

Hours Per Week
40
Months Per Year
10
FTE
1.0
District Name
ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS
School / Location Name
Learn Svc: LASS
1500 East 128th Ave., Thornton, Colorado, 802412601
Posted on
Jun 07, 2019
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description
SUMMARY: Ensure measurable improvement in and availability of instructional practices, research, and assessment systems that contribute to schools’ instructional achievement for English Language Learners (ELLs). Collaborate with building and district leadership to develop understanding of effective ELL programming, English Language Development instructional practices, and effective content area scaffolding techniques.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.Develop, design, and adjust curriculum resources and tools that assist content teachers in supporting student mastery of content-specific standards. Collaborate with other district departments to increase knowledge of effective ELL practices in all content area instruction and intervention by meeting in small groups, one-on-one consultation, and professional development
2.Develop and facilitate ongoing, differentiated professional development for ELD practitioners, general education teachers, administrators, and special service providers regarding best practices in English language development, scaffolded instruction, district initiatives, and assessment (WIDA Screener/ACCESS).
3.Provide leadership in the development of ELD programming and scaffolded content instruction through data analysis of ELL performance and knowledge of current ELD research. Support schools with identification, placement, and annual progress monitoring of ELLs. Provide support to the assessment department with annual assessments including placement and annual language proficiency assessments.
4.Respond to teacher, school, parent, and community needs including informal requests regarding policies, procedures, and programming for ELL students.
5.Research and coordinate the selection of ELD instructional materials. Oversee the process for adopting instructional materials. Assist in data collection and analysis to monitor ELD programming and student academic success during and after receiving ELD services.
6.Collaborate with Special Populations departments to ensure equitable programming and continued academic progress for ELLs with specialized learning needs.
7.Conduct program reviews, develop new programs and/or courses, revise and implement curriculum frameworks as needed to align with National and State Framework changes. Inform administrators and teachers about changes, best first instruction in the delivery, pacing, and implementation of the resources that are chosen.
8.Maintain and develop professional skills and knowledge of ELL issues and techniques by attending district meetings, conferences, researching, networking, reading, and through continuing education.
9.Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
* Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in language acquisition, culturally and linguistically diverse education or related field preferred.
* Minimum of five (5) years of experience in elementary or secondary education and experience as an ELL teacher.
* Bilingual in Spanish language preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
* Criminal background check required for hire.
* Colorado Educator License with a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) endorsement required.
* Principal license preferred.
* Ability to travel among school locations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
* Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, District policies, building and department procedures.
* Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with all people, including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. Willingness to contribute to cultural diversity for educational enrichment.
* Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
* Advanced skills in oral and written communication, interpersonal relations, management and problem solving. Ability to work collaboratively with all District departments and personnel.
* Advanced knowledge of language acquisition and the teaching of limited -English students, curriculum and staff development strategies.
* Experience developing and delivering professional development to adults.
* Ability to keep up-to-date technically and apply new knowledge to your job. Includes adapting to and mastering new system applications and processes as implemented by the district or department.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:
* Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals.
* Operating knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher.
* Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc.
* Operating knowledge of district information technology systems and any other department specific software and equipment required within 2 months after entering position.


SALARY INFORMATION:

The salary listed is for full time positions (1.0 FTE). This salary will be adjusted, as needed, based upon the FTE. Administrative employees' salary will be commensurate on the employees’ education and/or work experience.

Salary Range: (Level 10) $66,992 - $90,636

Replacement Position

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application or when including a resume. Since the Human Resource department uses the application and/or resume to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.

THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.


A change in hiring practice now allows certified and classified internal applicants who are stipend eligible to receive either their Certified Compensation Stipend/Career Service Stipend if hired into a different employment group, such as administration. Please contact Jason Thompson in Human Resources with questions or for further information.
Additional Information

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

All applicants (current district employees and externalapplicants) should list any and all work experience, including current districtexperience, when completing the employment application or when including aresume. Since the Human Resource department uses the application and/orresume to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it isimportant to have a complete application so you will be considered for the positionyou are applying for.

THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.

Salary Information:

SALARYINFORMATION:

Thesalary listed is for full time positions (1.0 FTE). This salary will beadjusted, as needed, based upon the FTE. Administrative employees' salarywill be commensurate on the employees’ education and/or work experience.

SalaryRange: (Level 10 ) $66,992 - $90,636

ReplacementPosition


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