Substitute Teacher - Southern Lehigh SD
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Job Title: ESL Long Term Substitute
Job Location: 5775 Main Street Center Valley, PA
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Mar 21, 2021**
Certificate: English as a Second Language Program Specialist
District: Southern Lehigh SD
Center Valley, PA 18034
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Job Description:

Position: Anticipated Long Term Substitute English as Second Language (ESL) Teacher
 
Term: Extended Term Substitute (anticipated 10 months). Possible opportunity to extend into the 21-22 school year.
 
Status: Exempt
 
FTE: Temporary Full-Time
 
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic professional with teaching experience. Must have knowledge and expertise of teaching the English language in an applicable way for students to learn and retain as a second language. We are looking to hire a teacher who brings passion every day and can effectively explain the development and progression of the English language and to explain the core learning theories and values of the English language to students. A qualified candidate must believe in the ability of all students to learn, contain a skill set to help every student be a successful learner, and be committed to continuous learning.  They should also be able to create fun and stimulating class projects that explore social issues. Must possess effective classroom management practices. Must exhibit the personal characteristics that will promote student success in a supportive positive school climate. Excellent communication, organizational and collaboration skills required. Demonstrated ability to build relationships with students, staff, parents and the District-wide community are necessary. Experience teaching in a technology rich, 1:1 school environment preferred. The successful candidates will work collaboratively with District leadership, Principals and colleagues to deliver highly engaging curricular experiences to high school age students. 

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Designing PA standards-aligned lessons and assessments for use in both online and in-person environments;
  • Teaching and recording live lessons using an online classroom;
  • Communicating course expectations, class times, and upcoming events to students and parents using e-mail, instant messaging, and course announcements.
  • Contacting students and/or parents of students who are struggling and/or not completing assignments
  • Developing and implementing programs of individual and small group help sessions on a regular basis according to student need.
 
EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree. Appropriate content specific secondary PA teaching certification required. Must present acceptable PA State Police, Child Abuse, FBI Fingerprint clearances and PA Arrest/Conviction Report certification form.
 
LOCATION:
 
Southern Lehigh School District is located approximately 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 15 minutes south of Allentown. Southern Lehigh is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a passion for learning.
Application deadline: Until filled. Application required fields must be completed in full to be considered. The posting may be closed or removed at any time. Southern Lehigh School District shall not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification. This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.  For further information, contact: Title IX Officer, Southern Lehigh School District, 5775 Main Street, Center Valley, PA 18034.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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