Job Description

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 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
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.

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

Effective: 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

Location: Language Acquisition Department

FTE : 1.0 - 7.5 hours per day

Work Calendar: 9.5 month

This is an Elementary level position.

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 Elizabeth Taggart
Title Administrative Assistant
Phone 520-225-4787
Email elizabeth.taggart@tusd1.org
Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, July 7, 2023 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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