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ELL Educator

Company: Kairos Academies
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

ELA Teacher (ELL)SummaryELL (English-language learners) -teachers are fulltime english teachers and the language experts in the buildings where they serve. ELL Teachers are expected to evaluate, instruct, and improve English proficiency and serve as a resource to the school for English language concerns.Responsibilities

  • Meet with 1-2 students twice a week to work on language skillsTrack data towards growth in English language skillsConnect 1/week with head of Neuro Diverse Learners (NDL) to discuss growthCommunicate with family on a weekly basis to explain progressAdapt and implement a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum
  • Develop academically rigorous lessons, unit plans, rubrics, and assessments -
  • Make use of data to inform instructional decisions
  • Give students daily feedback on their performance and plan for individual learning needs
  • Build a Positive School and Classroom Culture
  • Embody and maintain the school's values, policies, and culture -
  • Build positive relationships with students, families, teachers, and staff
  • Maintain strong communication with all parents and share progress -
  • Effectively manage a classroom with up to 25 students -Driver Goals -
    • 85% of students score on/above grade level proficiency on the MO MAP
    • 70% NWEA (Growth)
    • 85%of students & families are satisfied with the education they receive at Kairos
    • 97% ADA
    • 90% student persistence -The Ideal Candidate Can...
      • Speak Spanish fluently
      • Demonstrate experience with helping build language skills
      • All the usual responsibilities of a language teacherThis Job ISN'T For You If You Won't---
        • go above & beyond to do what's best for kids (an innate work ethic is required) -
        • figure things out yourself (don't wait for others to teach you, make yourself better)
        • adapt to frequent change (rapidly iterate; every level of every team improves every cycle)
        • happily give and take constructive feedbackWho We AreNow is the opportune moment (the kairos) to reimagine education for the 21st century. Our schools have been recognized by Forbes, Bellwether Education, NBC Today, Education Week, and others as among the most innovative and highest performing in the nation. That's why we replace lectures with engaging projects and dictatorial "behavior managers" with 1-1 executive functioning mentors who help students learn how to manage their own schedule and work habits. Kairos students practice navigating real-world choices (such as when, where, how, and with whom to work) within a safe, supportive school environment. Kairos develops students not just into freethinkers, ready to thrive in a modern economy, but self-governing citizens, ready to lead both themselves and their communities.Technology Skills -Competence in Microsoft Office applications and ability to use a variety of computer applications and platforms. Ability to use basic office equipment. Knowledge and experience in using a computer-based student Information Management system. -Technology Skills -Competence in Microsoft Office applications and ability to use a variety of computer applications and platforms. Ability to use basic office equipment. Knowledge and experience in using a computer-based student Information Management system.Safety Duties & Responsibilities -Every employee of the School has an obligation to know our safety rules and procedures; to teach what they know to others; to recognize unsafe actions and situations; to warn others of unsafe situations; to react to emergency situations and to report hazardous or unsafe practices to those in a position to correct them.Qualifications and Requirements -
          • Bachelor's degree Required
          • Masters degree - Preferred
          • Missouri Substitute Certification Required
          • Valid Missouri Teacher Certification, Strongly Preferred or willingness to become certified ASAP.
          • 3+ years of teaching experience Preferred
          • Satisfactory completion of criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable.
          • Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization.Starting Salary: From $48,000 -annually based on experienceBenefits:
            • Dental insurance
            • Health insurance
            • Paid time off
            • Vision insurance
            • Wellness reimbursement -
            • Professional Development Opportunities
            • Certification reimbursement -
            • School Tuition Assistance -Schedule:
              • Monday through Friday 7:45am- 4:00pm -
                • Some weekends and evenings will be required -Ability to commute/relocate:
                  • Saint Louis, MO 63118: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before startingPowered by JazzHR

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