EL / Bilingual Teacher

Description

Join our Team! CESA 6 is searching for a vibrant, self-motivated individual to be our English Learner / Bilingual Teacher.

The EL/Bilingual Teacher directly reports to the Student Success Center Director, and will be responsible to plan, develop, implement and administer instruction, workshops, training and network opportunities as it pertains to EL/Bilingual/Bicultural education, Title III and the Immigrant Grant.  The EL/Bilingual teacher will provide direct EL/Bilingual services to students, as well as create, promote and distribute resources as it pertains to the Language and Culture Center, Title III Consortium and Immigrant Grant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide districts direct teacher and student support.
  • Develop agendas (local and statewide) to ensure strong communication with our district partners.
  • Develop relevant resources as it pertains to Title III and Immigrant Grant.
  • Support consortium, network and Immigrant Grant districts through relevant workshop and network opportunities.
  • Communicate state and federal EL policy with districts and support districts in becoming compliant and/or maintaining compliance.
  • Design and implement online educational services for students.
  • Create and distribute online resources to further district support.
  • Develop and deliver relevant forms of training opportunities.
  • Perform direct project work.
  • Work directly with the Student Success Center Director, as well as other department members to design, develop, deliver, contracted services and supports for the following projects/services:
    • Title III
    • Immigrant Grant
    • District contracts
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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Contact:
Mary Ann Hudziak
mhudziak@cesa6.org
920-236-0523

Schedule: 190 Days
Salary: Based on education, qualifications and experience
Certification Required: DPI English Learner and/or Bilingual-Bicultural (PK-12)

As a member-driven cooperative educational service agency, schools and districts turn to CESA 6 for quality resources, designed for today’s learner. A two-time Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award winner, CESA 6 provides an engaging, collaborative and supportive work environment in which we lean on each other for the varied experience and expertise that our staff bring to the table, as we collaborate to find the right products and solutions for today’s learners and learning environments.

To view CESA 6 Values click here

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, CESA 6 will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

CESA 6 is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. We expect every member of our team do their part to maintain an environment where everyone has the opportunity to feel included, feels respected and receives the dignity they deserve.

Decisions related to hiring, compensating, training, and evaluating performance are made fairly, and we provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates and employees. We take responsibility for always striving to create an inclusive environment as a Gallup best places to work employer that makes every employee and candidate feel welcome.

SUMMARY:

The EL/Bilingual Teacher directly reports to the Student Success Center Director, and will be responsible to plan, develop, implement and administer instruction, workshops, training and network opportunities as it pertains to EL/Bilingual/Bicultural education, Title III and the Immigrant Grant. The EL/Bilingual teacher will provide direct EL/Bilingual services to students, as well as create, promote and distribute resources as it pertains to the Language and Culture Center, Title III Consortium and Immigrant Grant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide districts direct teacher and student support.
  • Develop agendas (local and statewide) to ensure strong communication with our district partners.
  • Develop relevant resources as it pertains to Title III and Immigrant Grant.
  • Support consortium, network and Immigrant Grant districts through relevant workshop and network opportunities.
  • Communicate state and federal EL policy with districts and support districts in becoming compliant and/or maintaining compliance.
  • Design and implement online educational services for students.
  • Create and distribute online resources to further district support.
  • Develop and deliver relevant forms of training opportunities.
  • Perform direct project work.
  • Work directly with the Student Success Center Director, as well as other department members to design, develop, deliver, contracted services and supports for the following projects/services: 
  • Title III
  • Immigrant Grant
  • District contracts
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Take responsibility for professional growth based on feedback, research and best practice.
  • Support all projects, products and services designed, delivered and supported by the Language and Culture Center team.
  • Develop knowledge and expertise in regards to state policy as it pertains to EL/Bilingual/Bicultural education.
  • Perform annual outcomes to align with the established agency, division, department and individual KPIs.
  • Build relationships, advocate and influence ideas with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  • Attend appropriate conferences, workshops and in-services.

Requirements

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience, Education and Licensure:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in education or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction licenses in English as a Second Language and/or Bilingual-Bicultural teaching license, PK-12 is required.
  • Minimum of 3+ full years teaching experience as ESL/Bilingual professional.
  • Experience in planning, delivering and monitoring professional development and coaching of EL/Bilingual education to educators.
  • Possess an understanding and general knowledge of educational best practices in regards to EL/Bilingual education.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Model the core values of the agency.
  • Ability to work independently as well as to lead and collaborate with diverse work teams.
  • Process-oriented.
  • Ability to interpret and administer policies and procedures consistently and objectively. 
  • Communicate effectively and timely, verbally and in writing, to a diverse audience.
  • Plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Remain flexible in order to adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Excellent time-management with ability to manage schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Problem-prevention, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Work accurately with close attention to detail.
  • Exhibit a high degree of confidentiality of sensitive information. Process and handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Work effectively, professionally and tactfully with internal agency staff and external clients. 
  • Ability to set and meet high standards of customer service (internal and external).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate interaction with the workforce.
  • Exhibit a professional, businesslike appearance and demeanor.
  • Advanced computer skills, including email, word processing and virtual teaching and meeting facilitation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and Google platform applications.
  • Professionally represent the agency and public, private and parochial school districts in interactions with staff, customers and community.
  • Facilitate an overall work environment of mutual respect and collaboration.
  • Ability to utilize and interpret data.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work Environment:

  • Ability to work in a professional and flexible office environment, with or without visual and audible distractions. 
  • Ability to work in multiple settings, including varied agency, school or work-related sites.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Position may require extended hours including evenings and weekends, travel to multiple work sites and occasional out-of-town travel.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  
  • The employee is regularly required to effectively communicate in person, via phone and in writing.
  • The employee is required to drive between schools and districts to provide direct service and consultation.
  • The employee may occasionally lift or move equipment, office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

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