Teacher - Bilingual

Waukegan School District 60   Waukegan, IL   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 17, 2024
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 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Dual Language Classroom Teacher will be directly responsible to the building principal for all matters pertaining to the operation of the school plan, in-building administrative and personnel procedures, and general or district-wide policies.  He/She will be indirectly responsible to the Director of English Language Learner Programs for all matters pertaining to curriculum, instructional methods, assessment and materials.

  1. Provide a personalized Dual Language instructional program that is compatible with the abilities, needs and learning characteristics of each student and complies with the District prescribed Dual Language model
  2. Implement prescribed District curriculum, instructional methods, and utilize materials within the parameters of the Dual Language program
  3. Create a child-centered learning environment that is characterized by the consistent application of sound mental health and educational psychology practices
  4. Attend training sessions offered at the District level to support Dual Language classrooms and instruction
  5. Employ creative methods of instruction and utilize a variety of bilingual and/or ESL materials within the structure of the designated curriculum
  6. Become acquainted with the characteristics, needs, abilities and problems of each child through personal interaction and by seeking information from psycho-educational reports, hearing and vision reports, staffing notes, end-of-the-year student status reports, etc.
  7. Inform the building principal whenever a student’s attendance is unsatisfactory
  8. Participate in formative and summative assessment for Dual Language and utilize data to improve instruction
  9. Report student address and telephone number changes to the Department of English Language Learner Programs
  10. Provide the building principal and the Director of English Language Learner Programs with an up-to-date copy of the schedule of classroom activities that the teacher is following  
  11. Maintain up-to-date lesson plans that include all bilingual areas to be taught
  12. Use the designated methods of reporting student progress to parents
  13. Attend specified in-service meetings and conferences with the Director of English Language Learner Programs
  14. Develop a close relationship with each student’s parents or guardians
  15. Use teacher aides or helpers in accord with the designated job descriptions
  16. Perform such other professional duties as may be assigned by the building principal, Director of English Language Learner Programs and the Department of Academic Affairs.

Only online applications will be considered.
Apply: www.wps60.org

Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 offers employment opportunities without regard to age, gender, race, color, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital or military/veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parental status, genetics, disability or other protected category.

Waukegan School District 60

1201 N Sheridan Rd
Waukegan , IL