ESL School Department's Assistant
Job Goal: To help students acquire English to communicate information, ideas and concepts necessary for academic success in the content areas of math, science, social studies, and language arts.
Teacher & student support:
q Supports the ESL teachers’ daily lesson plans and instructional activities
q Teaches small groups;
q Conducts discussions;
q Encourages practice;
q Develops language resources to support and supplement instruction.
q Is able to provide grade level academic support.
q Seeks help from classroom teachers as necessary.
q Provides individual students with positive and prompt feedback on their progress toward language competence.
q Adjusts instruction to objectives and individual needs under the guidance of the ESL and classroom teachers.
q Completes other duties that may be assigned by the ESL teacher.
q Establishes positive rapport with students, parents, and school personnel.
q Maintains appropriate student behavior under all circumstances.
q Attends PTO/PTA, Open Houses, Conference Nights, and other school-related events (as allowed by classified employee schedule.)
q Assists with W-APT and ACCESS testing.
q Maintains student records: updates LEP database (if assigned),updates cumulative folder with test scores, updates student addresses and phone numbers as needed.
q Makes calls home, translates notes and parent conferences if competent to do so.
q Attends appropriate staff development to enhance instruction.