The Adult Education ESL Teacher is responsible for providing English instruction and assessments to limited English proficient adult students including curriculum development, evaluation of students’ progress, and accurate maintenance of all students’ records. Classroom instruction should be interactive and incorporate a variety of teaching techniques including use of audio visual materials and real life materials such as newspapers, catalogs, books and maps.
Plan and provide English Instruction to limited English proficient adult students
Develop and implement instructional lessons based on student’s proficiency level using content standards
Administer assessments in accordance with vendor guidelines and VDOE policies.
Maintain accurate data and student records using the VDOE Adult Student Profile Document (ASPD)
Participates in staff development activities, staff meetings and curriculum development activities as required or assigned
Provides on-going feedback to students regarding progress and areas for improvement
A Bachelor’s degree is required. Experience working with limited English proficient students, to include experience with language instruction is required. Current teaching certificate preferred. Must demonstrate a commitment and ability to serve a diverse community, including low-income families. Self-motivated and able to work at a standalone satellite site. Must possess working skills in the use of technology to deliver Distance Education instruction, communicate via e-mail and teach basic computer skills to the adult learner. Able to maintain BEST Literacy, Best Plus and Assessment Policy certifications as mandated by VDOE. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with specialists, program managers, school administration, and business/community partner agencies.
The Newport News Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy and childbirth, marital status or any other basis prohibited by law. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, and 4-6).