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EL Specialist

Location: Upland
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: Are you an educator that wants to make an impact in a students' lives? Do you believe that every student should have the opportunity for success? If so, then Options for Youth (OFY) is the place for you! OFY is looking for educators that are warm, outgoing, authentic, passionate and inspiring. OFY places great emphasis on the student-teacher relationship, a critical component to the development of students' personal, emotional, and academic well-being. Who We Are: Options for Youth is a network of free public charter schools offering students a flexible, personalized approach to learning. OFY's founders started the program in 1987 to provide at-risk and underserved students an alternative to traditional learning methods and environments. OFY saw the potential that struggling students couldn't see in themselves. When California's Charter School Law passed in 1993, Options For Youth became the first sanctioned charter school in California. For over 20 years, OFY and its founders have helped more than 135,000 students find their passion and pursue their dreams. OFY believes in fostering student dreams. At OFY, inspiring students inspires us. We believe the student-teacher relationship is critical to the development of a young person's social, emotional, and academic well-being. Company Benefits and Perks: We offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time staff that includes paid time off, holiday and sick time, medical, vision and dental coverage, incentives and an employer-matched 403B plan. OFY provides our staff opportunities to chaperone students on experiential learning trips to amazing places like Italy, China and Cuba and in-country trips to DC, a ranch in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and a farm in Northern California. We regularly hold social functions to foster a genuine camaraderie that enhances teamwork. At our company-wide award functions, we take time to recognize the talent and dedication of the people who make OFY and our students successful. To learn more about our schools, visit us at www.ofy.org.Options for Youth embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Job Details: OFY is looking for an English Learner Teacher. The English Learner Teacher will have the following responsibilities: Instruct English Learners and Standard English learners with English Language Development support in the areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening, using various teaching methods, audiovisual aids and other materials. Manages caseload of targeted students (approximately 50-75) and provides weekly interventions and instruction, as well as assessing and reporting back to regional leadership team the academic progress of each student on the caseload. Prepares outline for course of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school. Administers CELDT tests to evaluate pupil progress and records results. Provides pull-out and additional support to Long Term English Learners (LTELs) in AR and SGI classes for English language development. Facilitates professional learning communities to support the work of teachers by providing them theoretically grounded pedagogy and interventions for English Language Learners. Track EL enrollment and student progress on a monthly basis and create action plans based on needs at their center. Identify students who need to be tested (labeled TBD) and follow up on appropriate assessment and classification for each student. Develop an individualized academic plan for each EL student in their center. Do initial CELDT assessment within 30 days of enrollment to make Individualized Learning Plans for English Learners that moves them effectively and efficiently to proficiency in English. Maintain current CELDT testing results and monitor progress thereof. Performs other administrative functions and duties as assigned. Education and Experience: BA/BS Degree required. California preliminary or clear single subject teaching credential required, English credential preferred. English Learner Authorization required. Bilingual preferred. Requirement of either* Proof of COVID19 Vaccination & Booster (if booster eligible) or Weekly COVID19 Negative Test ( option to participate in on-site weekly testing or obtain testing off site) Requirement per California State Public Health Officer Order of August 11, 2021 https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Order-of-the-State-Public-Health-Officer-Vaccine-Verification-for-Workers-in-Schools.aspx

Keywords: OPITONS FOR YOUTH CHARTER SCHL, Upland , EL Specialist, Other , Upland, California

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