Texas State Job Bank LEP/ESL Teacher (multiple positions) in LAREDO, Texas

Role and Purpose: Are you looking for a place where you can make a difference in the lives of at-risk high school students in a professional, growth-oriented environment? We are seeking responsible and dynamic educators to join our team for our campus located in Laredo, Texas. Whether you are a new teacher looking for a place to grow and learn or an experienced teacher looking for a change of pace, you will be a valued member of a growing network of charter schools across the state of Texas run by Student Alternatives Program, Inc. (SAPI). The LEP/ESL teacher provides ESL limited English speaking high school students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. He or she helps students develop the skills necessary to be productive members of society. The teacher will be responsible for implementing an instructional program according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, charter polices and administrative regulations for the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). He/she is also responsible for maintaining classroom discipline, documenting attendance and monitoring the academic progress of each student assigned to his/her classroom. Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor s degree or higher from an accredited four-year college or university and hold ESL Teacher certification in the state of Texas. At least one year of working or providing instruction to youth in at-risk situations. At least two years classroom teaching experience in a public or private school setting preferred.