ESL Teacher - Vacancy ID: 145007

Vacancy Details

ESL Teacher
Big Foot Union High School & Reek Elementary (Linn Jt #6)
Open until filled


Doug Parker

Position Details

191 Contract Days (12.5% at Reek & 87.5% at Big Foot)
Full Time
Middle School Spanish & High School ESL position. We prefer that applicants possess an ESL certification or are willing to obtain. Job Summary Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment to develop competencies, knowledge, and skills in aurally comprehending speaking, reading, and writing a foreign language, in accordance with each student’s ability; to interpret to students the culture of the countries where the language is spoken. Essential Duties 1. Teaches skills and knowledge in foreign language instruction, utilizing curriculum designated by Big Foot Union High School and other appropriate learning activities. 2. Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of Big Foot Union High School. 3. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with course standards. 4. Adapts the curriculum to provide individual, small group, or remedial instruction to meet the needs of the individual student and the needs of identified subgroups of students. 5. Develops pupil understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where the studied language is spoken. 6. Evaluates each student’s progress in meeting the course standards in comprehension, speaking, reading and writing the world language. 7. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary. 8. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment. 9. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and attitude problems. 10. Communicates with parents and school counselor on student progress. 11. Supervises students in assigned out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day. 12. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities. 13. Administers testing in accordance with state testing practices. 14. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities. 15. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health, and attitude problems. 16. Develops and maintains a list of research material appropriate to the subject taught. 17. Effectively use technology and resources for their class. 18. High level of concentration and attention to detail. Other Duties 1. Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities. 2. Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school including student clubs and after-school activities. 3. Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers. 4. Maintain a clean and orderly work areas. Floors, counters, and tables should be kept clear of debris and clutter. 5. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Principal, Principal, or District Administrator. Job Specifications 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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions. Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required) Must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or a related field and meet the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction licensure eligibility requirements to teach World Languages. Must be eligible for, or in possession of an appropriate Wisconsin teaching license. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the public. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Employee has frequent contact with students and members of the community. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. Duties may be occasionally performed on field trips away from school. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Candidate Requirements

  • Spanish
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts & Licenses/Certifications