Teacher Middle School ESL

Fort Bend ISD


Teacher Middle School ESL – (230000BR)


Job Overview

The Teacher ESL Middle School will provide English language arts and reading instruction, provide English language development, and accelerate English language proficiency for English language learners (ELLs) participating in ELL programs using the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) through the application of sheltered instruction strategies. Any teacher who will coach a UIL sport will also provide athletic services related to that athletic sport and the athletic program.

Position Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develop and implement lesson plans, both individually and in collaboration with classroom teachers that meet the District’s and TEA’s curricular requirements (TEKS and ELPS)
  • Develop and implement lessons, both individually and in collaboration with classroom teachers that are linguistically accommodated and differentiated commensurate to language proficiency level
  • Provide instruction to ELLs in a pull-out or an inclusionary classroom setting commensurate to language proficiency level
  • Use student data systematically and routinely to guide instructional decisions to meet English Learner’s needs
  • Assess English language learners’ linguistic abilities as related to desired educational goals
  • Monitor student progress consistently through TELPAS and other formative and summative evaluation and use results to plan linguistically appropriate instruction
  • Utilize a variety of instructional materials and available digital tools to enhance learning
  • Manage instructional settings and other parts of a campus to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process
  • Ensure classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, safe and conducive to learning and that materials are in good condition and are linguistically accessible to students
  • Adhere to district guidelines regarding allotted language instruction time
  • Participate as a member of the campus Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) as required
  • Apply knowledge of state and district policies and procedures surrounding the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC)
  • Maintain appropriate student’s documentation according to state and district guidelines
  • Administer appropriate assessments to measure language proficiency according to state and district guidelines


  • Collaborate with other professionals to carry out school wide instructional or related activities for English language learners
  • Collaborate with general education and special education teachers to ensure student’s linguistic and instructional needs are being met
  • Establish and maintain oral and written communication on instructional expectations with parents, students, principals, and teachers to keep them informed of student progress
  • Participate in professional development activities and staff meetings as required or appropriate to assignment
  • Implement new learning from professional development activities correlated with accelerating English language proficiency for ELLs
  • Be an advocate for and ensure that English language learners have an equitable educational opportunity
  • May, as itinerant, serve at two or more schools on a regular basis
  • May make off-school site visits to monitor students, confer with employers, or site instructors

If the position is tied to coaching a UIL sport, the following essential duties and responsibilities are applicable to coaching:

  • Perform coaching duties as assigned as well as other duties required for the smooth, efficient operation of a successful athletic program
  • Possess knowledge and adheres to UIL rules and regulations
  • Assist the Athletic Department with budget, schedules, care/use of facilities
  • Communicate with the Athletic Department on a regular basis


Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities, required unless otherwise stated as preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education including course work in the subject/program to which assigned and in curriculum and instructional methodology
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Valid Teaching Certification Issued by Texas Education Agency appropriate to subject and grade level of assignment
  • Valid Texas ESL Certification
  • Valid Driver’s license with CDL Certification preferred if coaching a UIL sport
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience working with ELLs
  • secondary education experience preferred
  • Coaching experience preferred if coaching a UIL sport
  • Demonstrated knowledge of FBISD program of studies related to assignments and public school mission, goals and organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials and equipment of instructional specialty(ies) to which assigned
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adolescent growth and development or, if applicable, adult learning theory
  • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs
  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • If teaching a foreign language, proficiency in oral and written communication in that language; if teaching choral music, ability to demonstrate proper techniques (singing) is highly desirable; if teaching instrumental music classes, proficiency in one or more musical instruments; for both choral and instrumental music teachers, excellent hearing and ability to determine pitch and tone variations; if teaching in a vocational trade, including business trades, journey-level proficiency in that trade is with on the job journey, lead, or supervisory experience highly desirable

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in classrooms, offices, work stations and meeting rooms.

The position requires occasional walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting/carrying work related items weighing less than 40 pounds, such as books, papers and presentation materials. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Attendance at conferences and professional development is required. Work involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions when operating equipment or performing job duties. May work prolonged or irregular hours and must be able to maintain emotional control under stress.

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Position Calendar: 190SEP

School Year:2023-2024

Salary Grade: P7

Unposting Date

: May 1, 2024, 4:59:00 AM

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