Bilingual Education Classroom Teacher
The Bilingual Education Classroom Teacher
will be directly responsible to the building principal for all matters
pertaining to the operation of the school plan, in-building administrative and
personnel procedures, and general or district-wide policies. He/She will be indirectly responsible to the
Director of English Language Learner Programs for all matters pertaining to
curriculum, instructional methods, assessment and materials.
Level of Vacancy:
Provide a personalized bilingual instructional program that is compatible with
the abilities, needs and learning characteristics of each student; (2)
Implement prescribed curriculum; (3) Create a child-centered learning
environment that is characterized by the consistent application of sound mental
health and educational psychology practices; (4) Follow prescribed curriculum,
instructional methods and materials; (5) Employ creative methods of instruction
and utilize a variety of bilingual materials within the structure of the
designated curriculum; (6) Become acquainted with the characteristics, needs,
abilities and problems of each child through personal interaction and by
seeking information from psycho-educational reports, hearing and vision
reports, staffing notes, end-of-the-year student status reports, etc.; (7)
Inform the building principal whenever a student’s attendance is
unsatisfactory; (8) Supply the building principal and Director of English
Language Learner Programs with any abnormal attendance reports on any student;
(9) Report student address and telephone number changes to the Department of
English Language Learner Programs; (10) Provide the building principal and the
Director of English Language Learner Programs with an up-to-date copy of the
schedule of classroom activities that the teacher is following; (11) Maintain
up-to-date lesson plans that include all bilingual areas to be taught; (12) Use
the designated methods of reporting student progress to parents; (13) Attend
specified in-service meetings and conferences with the Director of English
Language Learner Programs; (14) Develop a close relationship with each
student’s parents or guardians; (15) Use teacher aides or helpers in accord
with the designated job descriptions; and (16) Perform such other professional
duties as may be assigned by the building principal, Director of English
Language Learner Programs and the Department of Academic Affairs.
have valid Illinois Type 03 Teaching Certificate with Bilingual or ESL
Certification. Bilingual teaching
experience (including student teaching and internships) at identified grade
level within the last five years preferred.
The Bilingual Education Classroom Teacher must be proficient in English.
Candidates must submit an online application to be received by August 6, 2012
online applications will be considered for interviews.