Middle School ESL Teacher at Match Charter Public School in Boston (2018-19)
- Job posted by Match Education
Full Time Contract
215 Forest Hills Street
Position: Middle School English Language (ESL) Teacher
Location: Boston, MA (Jamaica Plain Campus)
Start date: August, 2018
ABOUT THE MATCH CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL
The Match Public Charter School is a high-performing, innovative charter public school in Boston, serving students from Pre-K to 12th grade on multiple campuses across the city. Our mission is to prepare students from Boston’s inner city for success in college and beyond. Match Charter Public School students are some of the highest performing students in the state, and over 80% of our graduating seniors enter four year colleges every year (For more information on our results, please visit us at http://www.matchschool.org)
Our school has a unique model: Match students receive small group tutoring as part of our school day. We also emphasize incredibly high expectations for all of our students – both behaviorally and academically – along with a high level of support for meeting those expectations. We truly believe all students can and will succeed.
All that said we know that the largest driver of our success is the people who work in our schools every day. Teachers have an immediate impact on our ability of reaching our mission and changing the lives of our students. If you are passionate about your teaching and interested in working in a positive environment alongside incredible peers, please apply for the opening below.
OVERVIEW OF ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We make it a high priority to effectively support English Learner (EL) students at Match. Over 30% of our entire PreK-12 student population is EL. We have an opening for a full-time ESL teacher at our middle school in Jamaica Plain.
ESL Teachers provide instruction to students who require an English language course of study. The ESL Teacher reports to either the EL Director or the Special Education Director at the school and is responsible for:
- Providing inclusion support and ESL instruction in regular education classes containing EL students, and when necessary, teaching separate ESL classes.
· Helping to manage the school’s EL programing including, but not limited to: completion of necessary paperwork and filing, teacher professional development, management of parent and student communication, administration of student testing/screening, and upholding of applicable Department of Elementary and Secondary Education compliance requirements.
Competitive applicants will:
· have at least two years of full-time experience as classroom or special education teacher, preferably in an urban education setting;
· hold a valid and appropriate ESL license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or obtain the licensure by date of hire;
· believe that all students can and will succeed;
· desire to continually improve their practice as a teacher by taking and implementing feedback; have a proven record of student success and achievement;
· appreciate a good sense of humor.
ABOUT MATCH EDUCATION
Match Education (www.matcheducation.org) is the shared brand name of The Match Charter Public School, The Match School Foundation, Inc., and The Sposato Graduate School of Education®.
Match Education is an engine of discovery and applied innovation in education. We operate high-performing urban public charter schools and a unique graduate school of education that trains teachers for high-poverty schools. Out of this applied work, we refine, validate empirically, and eventually disseminate new ideas and practices on core questions in education reform. (For a video snapshot, please click here.)
The Match Foundation, Inc., The Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education, Inc., and Match Charter Public School prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.
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