English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

Chester Community Charter School


Position Title: English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

Terms of Employment: 10 Months

Reports To: Principal

To Apply: Please visit the Chester Community Charter School website and
click on Staff – Employment Opportunities
Job Summary:

To perform in such a way that he/she facilitates, stimulates, and guides the learning of students and interrelates in a professional manner with other teachers and community members for the purpose of remediating and assisting students with language problems as a results of a second language background.

Essential Functions:

· Acts as a liaison between the student and other teachers, staff members and family

· Recommends entry and exit of students from the ESL program based on multiple criteria established by the school

· Responsible for notifying parents of a student’s entrance and exit from the ESL program within the state-mandated time period

· Annually administers the state-mandated ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELL) assessment to all ESL students

· Tracks the performance of former ESL students for a minimum of two years using appropriate forms to ensure continued student success

· Maintains and communicates accurate and up-to-date data on all students

· Identifies a continuum of long and short-term course objectives consistent with the school approved curriculum

· Plans, prepares, and delivers lessons for students based on available research of “best practices” in the field of ESL

· Selects and/or modifies appropriate learning materials from appropriate sources (texts, supplements, AV materials, etc.) and shares with regular classroom teachers

· Consults and collaborates with classroom teachers to provide mainstream support for ESL students

· Maintains ongoing communication with the parents of ESL students

· Productively interacts with classroom teachers and child study team members on a regular basis to monitor the classroom program and needs of ESL and ELL students

· Responsible for the review and updating of the ESL/ELL curriculum on an annual basis

· Participates in school-wide in-servicing as it relates to ESL and bilingual education

· Complies with policies, regulations and procedures of Chester Community Charter School; communicates effectively with parents and work collaboratively with staff

· Displays high-level professional conduct and image at all times; establishes and maintains an acceptable attendance record; and participates in extra-curricular activities and/or leadership roles outside the classroom

· Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited college or university

· Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check Clearance

· Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance

· FBI Criminal Background Clearance


· Valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ESL Program Specialist Certificate (PK-12)

Demonstrated Knowledge of:

· The principles, practices and methods of grade level education when teaching ESL/ELL learners

· Familiar with all state regulations as they pertain to ESL, as stated in the Pennsylvania Administrative Code and related laws and regulations

· The contents, materials, methodologies and practices utilized within ESL/ELL education at the respective grade level

· Critical thinking methodologies and problem-solving techniques

· Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards

· Response to Interventions (RTII)

· Positive Behavior Support (PBS)

Demonstrated Ability to:

· Assess students’ needs and learning styles and to design appropriate differentiated instruction to meet their needs while providing appropriate ESL/ELL programming

· Use and apply simulations and technological innovations in the classroom in pursuit of instructional strategies

· Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

· Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, administrators, supportive staff, parents and students

Note: CCCS has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Pennsylvania ESL Program Specialist Certificate (PK-12) (Required)

Work Location: In person

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