KIPP New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
Subject:  
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Preferred Locations:

Contact: ES Recruiter
Email: jsmith@kippnj.org

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2019-20 Elementary ESL Teacher

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KIPP New Jersey - Newark

Newark, NJ

Type: Instructional
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: 2019-20 School Year
Subject:  
Grade: K; 1; 2; 3; 4

Organization: KIPP New Jersey - Newark
Preferred Locations:

Contact: ES Recruiter
Email: jsmith@kippnj.org

KIPP New Jersey is looking for an ESL teacher who will support students in our K-12 schools in Newark, NJ by leading small-group and individual intervention classes as well as pushing into the general education classrooms for additional in-class support for English Language Learners. The ESL teacher will also provide professional development to classroom teachers to help them develop and implement strategies for ELLs.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
Being part of our team gives you lots of opportunities to grow, but with great power also comes great responsibility. Here are some of them:
  • Lead small group and individual instruction for English Language Learners
  • Assess the needs of students and design programs to meet needs accordingly     
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to support students through a variety of strategies, including occasional co-teaching and pushing in to classrooms
  • Design and lead professional development for classroom teachers in using ELL strategies
  • Administer Wida screening and ACCESS assessments and use the results to inform curriculum development and classroom instruction
  • Ensure compliance with city and state ELL mandates
  • Facilitate parent meetings on services and strategies to support their children’s learning
  • Be a good teammate – work closely with other school staff to reinforce expectations for all students
 
Qualifications
  • At least 2 years of classroom experience (pull out and small group) working with new arrivals and English Language Learners grades K-8
  • NJ State teaching certification
  • NJ State ESL certification (or progress toward ESL certification)
  • Experience coordinating ESL/bilingual programs
  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally underserved students
  • The ability to be flexible in a high-performing school environment
  • Attention to details and strong organization skills
  • A desire to have fun everyday
  • Zest, grit, hope, love, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor 
 
About KIPP New Jersey
KIPP New Jersey is part of the national KIPP network of high-performing public charter schools dedicated to equipping students with the academic preparation and character development for success in college and in life.  KIPP New Jersey has operated since 2002 with the advent of TEAM Schools in Newark (now 8 schools growing to 11 total by 2019). For more information about us, our values, and what it’s like to be here, check out our website at www.kippnj.org.