Under the direction of the Superintendent and/or ELD Coordinator, teach one or more classes in the field of English to students in grades K through 8 who are English learners; assist in other school programs as assigned; and create a flexible program and environment favorable to learning and personal growth in accordance with each student's ability.
Essential Duties and REsponsibilities:
- Teach knowledge and skills in English to English learners utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities; instruct students in basic communication skills to facilitate their transition into the regular instructional program;
- Plan a balanced and organized daily class time so that instruction can be accomplished within the alotted time; develop weekly lesson plans and instructional materials.
- Maintain professional competence through participation in in-service education activities provided by the district and/or in self-selected professional growth activities; participate in faculty and/or district meetings and committees.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of: Basic subject matter of English language development; principles, theories, methods, techniques, and strategies pertaining to teaching and instruction of primary and secondary students.
Experience: Student teaching, internship, or full-time teaching.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Preferred: Bilingual in Mandarin or Spanish
Physical Performance Requirements: Frequent sitting, standing or walking much of the time with some bending, stooping, squatting and twisting. Lifting of supplies and other work related materials will vary, but generally be less than twenty pounds
Licences/Credentials: Valid California Single or Multiple Subject Credential or other appropriate credential authorizing service in English; and an English Learner authorization. Possession of a Valid California Driver's License, if required.
Our mission at AIMS is to cultivate a community of diverse learners who achieve academic excellence. Our commitment to high expectations in attendance, academic achievement, and character development results in our students being prepared for lifelong success. The results driven culture at AIMS and the adherence to it with fidelity guarantees that all graduates earn admission into four year post- secondary programs and become productive members of society.