Job Description

Openings as of 4/26/2018
Teaching - Other

  • Language Acquisition Coach (2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR) JobID: 7511
  • Position Type:
    Teaching - Other/Language Acquisition Coach

  • Date Posted:
    9/5/2017

  • Location:
    Language Acquisition

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

  • Hours Per Day:
    3.75
    Certification Status:
    Certified
    FTE:
    .5
    Months:
    9.5
      SUMMARY
    Teaches and models for Classroom Teachers the most effective, research-based instructional methodologies designed to specifically address the needs of students developing proficiency in a second language. Works with Principals to promote the best practices for teaching content and language arts to students acquiring a second language, and to ensure that all English Language Learners (ELL) receive English Language Development (ELD) instruction as required.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    Knowledge and/or experience as a trainer in the Essential Elements of Instruction, or willingness to complete this requirement within one year
    Knowledge of and/or experience as a trainer in the most recent Arizona State Standards (including the Common Core Standards) or willingness to complete this requirement within one year.
    Arizona Secondary Teaching Certification with Structured English Immersion (SEI)
    Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card.
    Bilingual Endorsement, or a Foreign Language Approved Area
    A Master’s Degree in Curriculum, Teaching, Educational Administration, English, or a related field
    OR
    Seven years of teaching experience in ESL or Bilingual classes.
    Experience presenting or facilitating staff development sessions on such topics as SEI programs or ESL methodologies.
    Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Experience as a Language Acquisition Coach
    Demonstrated success in engaging African American and Latino students
    Bilingual (Spanish) endorsement

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE
    Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

    COMMENTS - AFTER JULY 1st ONLY OUT OF DISTRICT MAY APPLY
    2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR
    LOCATION - Language Acquisition Department - 2025 E Winsett
    .50 FTE - 3.75 hours per day
    9.5 month position

    • Secondary 6 thru 12


    Temporary Contracts are issued after Labor Day and/or for vacancies of .6 FTE or less for the remainder of the school year only. Temporary Contracts may be eligible for conversion.

    Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

    Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.






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