Amerigo Education is looking for an English Language Learning professional with a shared passion in ELL and development of international youth. This role is an educational pillar for each of our campuses, specifically in this case, in Napa, CA.
The English Language Learning (ELL) Coordinator will be an influential voice and leader in a growing global K12 organization. The ELL Coordinator will work with our partner school(s) to develop and implement a supplemental program inclusive of both day and afterschool programs that support student achievement and a high level of service that supports each student's overall well-being.
In addition to local operational responsibilities, this position will partner with the organization's senior leadership team to develop replicable best practices that can be shared throughout a growing family of partner schools. The breadth of oversight and management responsibilities of this position will grow as the organization expands.
+ Establish and maintains an appropriate plan of ELL instruction for all students
+ Work with students to establish, assess, monitor, and achieve learning goals
+ Review progress toward goals with students on a regular basis
+ Administer English language proficiency assessments throughout the year to monitor progress and share results with partner school staff
+ Administer twice-a-year summative tests to report growth in proficiency
+ Keep records for student profiles, including ongoing student portfolios
+ Develop a clear system of instructional interventions to share with partner school staff should students plateau in language acquisition
+ Involve students as a resource in planning, peer assistance, school operations and service
+ Help students use a variety of technology strategies to support their learning and ensures students are proficient in navigating the systems of partner schools
+ Seek ideas and resources to augment the instructional program
+ Instruct English Language Arts for ELL
+ Regularly check a variety of sources for instructional ideas and support
+ Coach partner school staff in the area of sheltered instruction and best practices
+ Deliver professional development to partner school staff when needed, as well as colleague to colleague professional development
+ Serve as an advocate for all students and collaborate with partner school staff when needed
+ Collaborate in weekly or bi-weekly meetings with ELL director
The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial, energetic leader with a love of working with people, particularly adolescents. This person will be organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills. This person must be resilient and reliable while demonstrating an ability to build a strong community culture within a global environment.
In addition, they will possess:
+ Minimum Master's Degree in TESOL, applied linguistics, or other related discipline.
+ Willingness and ability to work some nights and weekends.
+ 2+ years prior experience in international, multi-cultural environment working with English as a Second Language students, classroom management training a plus.
+ Working knowledge of one other language or experience in learning a foreign language. Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Spanish, or Portuguese language abilities preferred.
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