ELL Teacher (English Language Learner
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Education and Training
Specialty English/Language Arts Teacher
Location 19120 , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Essential Functions
Universal Education Companies is seeking dynamic and passionate ELL English Language Learner Teachers (K-8) to work in an urban K-8 School setting in Philadelphia, PA. Universal's teachers work to create a warm and welcoming school culture that is driven by student achievement, and teachers are committed to high expectations and dedicated support for scholars!
Duties and Responsibilities

Using the school's criteria for ELL placement, identify students who qualify for English Language supplemental services and determine the level and nature of services for each student
Design and implement engaging instruction either in the general education classroom or in pull-out sessions that leads to English language fluency in both conversational and academic situations
Administer annual English language assessments to students who are part of the ELL program
Collaborate with general education teachers to ensure that general education classroom environments and learning experiences support English Language Learners
Serve as a resource to families in understanding the ELL program and their individual student's learning progress and needs
Work with the ELL team and the Principal to identify staff development needs in best practices in English language acquisition and plan workshops to meet those needs
As needed, participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings, IEP meetings, weekly Academic and Social Student
Support meetings, and other student-centered meetings
Maintain files for English Language Learning students that include assessment data, evidence of service
provision, student work samples, and parent contact logs
Remain up-to-date in English Language Learning/Bilingual Education law, regulations, research, and best practices


Bachelor's Degree in Education, ELL, Literacy or equivalent
Must be ESL Certified/ Program Specialist: ESL Certificate
Clear understanding of standards-based and differentiated instruction, language acquisition, and English
Strong collaborative capabilities and proven ability to work as a member of a team
Ability to individualize instruction according to the learning styles, interests, and cognitive processing skills of students

Universal Companies/ Universal Education Companies adheres to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.
Improving Communities... Changing Lives