Secondary English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher (Co-Teaching) (6157 ELL)

Evergreen Public Schools

2024 – 2025 School Year

6.5 FTE

This position will remain open until a qualified applicant is selected. The earliest date a recommendation for hire may be submitted is after 04/11/2024.

This is a Continuing Position.

Evergreen Public Schools (EPS) offers the following to eligible employees who work at least 630 hours in a school year:

  • Medical, dental, vision, basic long-term disability, basic life and AD&D insurance through School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB). For additional information click EPS Benefits Information.
  • Employees may also be eligible to participate in FSA, DCAP, HSA, FPFSA (w/HDHP), and other supplemental benefits.

Employees may be eligible for employer-employee funded retirement benefits through Department of Retirement Services (DRS).

EPS offers paid holidays and paid time off, including but not limited to, sick, vacation, personal, religious, and bereavement leave. Additional negotiated leave options can be found in the associated Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for this position Evergreen Education Association.

Certificated positions may have additional pay provisions above what is represented on the salary schedule such as, but not limited to TRI pay, In-Service days, and Extended Contracts, all in accordance with the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) as negotiated.

We appreciate your interest in employment with Evergreen Public Schools. The most qualified and competitive applicant(s) that possess directly related experience and expertise, training, and education may be invited to participate in the interview/selection process. As part of the selection process, the District conducts confidential reference checks to include former and present employers and also requires a criminal background investigation including fingerprints. Click here for Fingerprinting Services.

Failure to submit a full application package will result in disqualification.


Evergreen Public Schools are committed to eliminating the predictability of outcomes by demographic group and we strive to be a diverse community of schools that provides each member with the opportunities, access, resources, and support they need to be successful. With this in mind, our goal is to recruit, hire and retain employees of all racial/ethnic backgrounds who will bring their unique talents and skills into our educational institution to encourage students to thrive academically. Our district aims to provide an equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for all students and staff to succeed in a racially and culturally diverse local, national and global community.


Ability to:

  • Collaborate in the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of the District’s 6-12 Supportive Mainstream & Content-based English language development models
  • Establish effective working relationships and work collaboratively with other staff members
  • Co-teach, co-plan and co-assess ML students with Classroom Teachers and/or provide direct instruction to Multilingual Learners within a supportive mainstream language model
  • Ability to collaborate co-plan, co-teach and co-assess with general education teachers to integrate content, literacy and language learning objectives
  • Provide direct content-based English language instruction to identified Multilingual Learners, including newcomer students, to improve academic achievement in the areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening, as well as cultural orientation
  • Understand the core purpose of the EL program and research behind the program’s effectiveness; is familiar with or willing to acquire knowledge of EL educational models and curriculum. 
  • Use Core State Standards and WIDA English language Standards to co- plan, co-teach and co-assess language & content, and shelter instruction using research-based practices.
  • Clearly communicate unit/lesson & language objectives and content
  • Monitor & evaluate each student’s performance and growth in language, core-subject knowledge and understanding utilizing district curricular & formative assessments to inform instruction, identify student instructional needs and prepare progress reports
  • Participate in Professional Learning Communities
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to enhance lesson plans and select appropriate educational materials and activities that help Multilingual Learners meet curriculum objectives aligned with district curriculum and state standard outcomes
  • Coordinate and/or consult as needed in regards to “best practices” to support English Language Development (ELD) for general education teacher(s)
  • Communicate the needs of identified Multilingual Learners to general education teacher(s) to ensure student success
  • Assist with school orientation for newcomers and their families; and communicate with Multilingual Learner parents utilizing interpretation and translation services as needed
  • Consult and communicate with teachers, administration, and support staff and attend meetings such as district, building, grade level, department, curriculum, child study team, open house, parent-teacher conferences, and IEP meetings Specific Assessments for Identified Multilingual Learners 
  • Coordinate and administer state testing for identified Multilingual Learners and complete required paperwork Resource and Consultation with Classroom Teachers


  • Valid Washington State teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement(s)
  • Valid WA EL Endorsement
  • Experience and skilled in Adult learning disciplines
  • Current or recent experience as an English Language Development Teacher (ELD) and/or ELD co-teacher delivering language & content standards-based lessons
  • Possess high quality instructional practices in all aspects of instructing Multilingual Learners (ML)
  • Knowledgeable & skilled in co-teaching for English Learners and willing to receive coaching and training
  • Proficient in technology use (e.g. Google, Canvas etc.) and willingness
  • Familiarity with sheltered techniques & strategies, WIDA or EL State Standards
  • Multicultural Educator with cultural competency and ability to work comfortably in a diverse community
  • Successfully complete Washington State Patrol background check. Employee is responsible for the cost of the background check.
  • Must have regular, consistent attendance.
  • Must be willing to uphold District Policies and follow administrative procedures.
  • Experience working with economically diverse or challenged populations is preferred.


  • English Language Arts Instruction
  • Workshop Model of Instruction
  • Integrated instruction: curriculum mapping
  • Assessment Driven Instruction
  • Developmentally appropriate practices
  • Collaborative Teaching with core content teachers
  • Co-Teaching & direct instruction for English Learners


  1. Knowledge/awareness of own cultural identity and how this influences behavior, and desire to learn about the cultural identity of others.
  2. Nurtures a positive school environment that celebrates, respects and values diversity, where teaching and learning are made relevant and meaningful to students of various cultures.
  3. Initiates activities and discussions that lead to increased cultural competence of staff, informing and expanding teaching practices within classrooms.
  4. Models instructional leadership and demonstrates a strong commitment to equitable outcomes for all students.
  5. Ability to recognize each person as a unique individual even as we celebrate their group cultural heritage.
  6. The ability and desire to establish positive relationships with persons regardless of race, gender, physical limitation, sexual orientation or religious belief, with an active commitment to equal opportunity for all persons.
  7. Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships and interact successfully with diverse instructional support services and administrative staff, including perceiving the needs and concerns of others; assisting others in resolving conflicts; motivating others; and designing programs to assist others in meeting organizational goals.

Notice of Nondiscrimination: 

Evergreen Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Title IX Coordinator

Cale Piland

Director of Athletics/Activites

13413 NE LeRoy Haagen Memorial Dr.

P.O. Box 8910

Vancouver, WA 98668-8910

Telephone: (360) 604-4430

Section 504/ADA Coordinator

Cate Winters

Health Services Manager

13413 NE LeRoy Haagen Memorial Dr.

P.O. Box 8910

Vancouver, WA 98668-8910

Telephone: (360) 604-6711

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator

Tracy Thompson

Senior Director Human Resources

13413 NE LeRoy Haagen Memorial Dr.

P.O. Box 8910

Vancouver, WA 98668-8910

Telephone: (360) 604-4014

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