Job Description

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.

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
Six 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

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

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


Effective: 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

LOCATION: Language Acquisition Department - Broadway & Kino Parkway Area

FTE : 1.0 - 7.5 hours per day

Work Calendar: 9.5 month

  • Secondary 6 thru 12

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

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

Probationary Contracts will be issued for any contingent Certifications, Positions that are 0.6 FTE or less, and certified employees within their first three years with the District.

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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.

Job Contact Information
Name Margaret Orantes
Title Program Budget Tech
Phone 520-225-4644
Applications will be accepted
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:00 AM  -
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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