ESL Teacher

Wayne County Public Schools

Position Type:

Elementary School Teaching/ESL

Date Posted:



Brogden Primary


Wayne County Public Schools

Job Description

TITLE: Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in education with valid teaching certificate in North Carolina.

REPORTS TO: Principal


  • To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development.


  • Follow all rules, policies and procedures, along with state and federal regulations pertaining to school issues.
  • Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students and is compatible with the school, district and state guidelines.
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Employ instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  • Counsel with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis. 
  • Assist the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher assistants and evaluate their job performance.
  • Strive to maintain and improve professional competence. Participate in the development and support of the broad school vision.
  • Attend staff meetings, serves on staff committees and carries out non instructional duties as required or assigned.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required by the Principal.

Terms of Employment:

  • Ten-month employment/FLSA Exempt

Starting Salary and/or Grade: 

  • Salary based on state salary scale


  • Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board, local and state policy on evaluation of teachers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; ability to communicate well with school 
  • personnel, students, and parents.
  • Demonstrate functional knowledge of computers and all aspects of the Microsoft Office Professional software programs.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and accomplish specific tasks as requested.
  • Demonstrate strong content knowledge.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignment.
  • Ability to maintain order and discipline in a classroom.
  • Ability to constantly monitor the safety and well­-being of students.
  • Comply with confidentiality requirements in local, state and federal policies and statutes.
  • Physical ability (able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally) and dexterity to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally) and dexterity to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job
  • As necessary prolonged and irregular hours of duty and weekend work and availability for work related communication
  • Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force to move objects; classification consistent with light work. 


  • The statements of the job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this category. The description does not contain an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and other requirements necessary of employees to perform in this position.

Applicants should be capable of teaching Middle School Math and Science. Applicants for this position should prepare to tech Math 7 and Math 8 within the same academic year. Dual licensure in other capacities is preferred, but not mandatory.

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