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  • 07 Aug 2021 7:10 PM
    Message # 10863727
    Jo Hawke (Administrator)

    If you know of available positions for MLL/EAL/EL/ELL/ESL/EFL educators, please post the information here! Just click "Reply."

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  • 15 Aug 2021 9:09 PM
    Reply # 10933593 on 10863727
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ESL job in Charlottesville, Virginia!


  • 25 Aug 2021 4:57 PM
    Reply # 10956711 on 10863727
    Jo Hawke (Administrator)

    Job Opening: Writer for Virtual Virginia Online Adult Education Courses

    The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is looking for adult education instructional expertise. They need you to help write online adult education courses for Virtual Virginia.

    Do you have the right (write) stuff?

    - Do you know the CCRS and/or the ELPS standards?

    - Do you know how to incorporate workforce preparation activities into content area lessons?

    - Do you have ideas on how to make online learning engaging to adult students?

    - Do you have ideas on how to differentiate instruction in multi-level classes?

    Of course you do!

    Apply to serve as a writer for Virtual Virginia. Writers will be contracted for up to 10 hours per week September-December for up to $4,000 per writer.

    Virtual Virginia is hiring two writers for each of the nine online adult education courses that have been commissioned by the Virginia Department of Education for adult education providers.

    - Mathematics courses at ABE Levels 1–2, ABE Levels 3–4, and ABE Levels 5–6 (apply)

    - English language arts courses at ABE Levels 1–2, ABE Levels 3–4, and ABE Levels 5–6 (apply)

    - English for Speakers of Other Languages courses at ESL Levels 1–2, ESL Levels 3–4, and ESL Levels 5–6 (apply)

    The courses will be designed to be instructor-led, multi-level, interactive, and aligned with the College and Career Readiness Standards and the English Language Proficiency Standards (for the ESOL courses). Course content will be culturally responsive and will incorporate the U.S. Department of Education’s Employability Skills Framework and Teaching Skills that Matter skills, topics, and approaches. Courses will be designed to offer 60 hours of instruction with a mix of synchronous and asynchronous activities. Courses will draw upon Virginia’s Adult Education Indicators of Quality Online Courses Rubric.

    Learn more about this effort in Director's Memo 040-21.

    Apply by August 27, 2021 and be part of this innovative project!

  • 15 Sep 2021 4:25 PM
    Reply # 11091851 on 10863727
    Janay Crabtree
      • Charlottesville, VA

    Apply

    • The Center for American English Language and Culture (CAELC) at the University of Virginia seeks applications for a Lecturer in TESOL.   This is a three year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding, satisfactory performance, and need for the position.

      Responsibilities during the academic year include teaching three English language support classes per semester, assisting with testing and placement at the beginning of each semester, assisting with development of assessment tools and curriculum, and completing other administrative duties as assigned. The position also includes teaching in the 4.5-week summer English for Academic Purposes program.

      Applicants must have a Master’s degree, PhD preferred.  Three years in post-secondary education which includes work with English Language Learners in freshman composition classes is strongly preferred.

      TO APPLY:

      Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting #R0027165 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:

      REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

      • Cover letter of interest describing performance and teaching experience

      • Curriculum vitae

      • Teaching Portfolio

      • Contact information for three references

      Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration. Please note that all required documents MUST be uploaded in the “resume” box.

      APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin September 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date in January, 2022.

      The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.


      Please direct questions regarding this position to Dana McChesney, dvm7hd@virginia.edu. For questions about the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at alc6dk@virginia.edu.

      UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu. For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.


      COVID Vaccination Requirement
       

      The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
       
      If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
       
      If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
       
      NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

      The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


  • 15 Jan 2022 7:43 PM
    Reply # 12266332 on 10863727
    Alexandria City Public Schools

    Dual Language Program Coordinator

    Job Description:

    The Dual Language Program Coordinator (English/Spanish) is responsible for aligning and coordinating dual-language programs in ACPS, proving leadership and expertise on dual language education curriculum, assessment, and instructional practices, ensuring staff quality through recruitment and professional learning, and engaging in family and community outreach and education. The Dual Language Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of the Office of English Learner Services and supervises dual-language coaches/specialists. S/he will have a high level of knowledge about research-based instructional strategies, second language acquisition, Spanish language arts standards, curriculum and assessment, as well as instructional best practices, modeling, coaching, and professional development in the area of dual language education. The Program Coordinator will have excellent oral, written and communication skills, have a high level of data literacy, be capable of managing multiple tasks, work collaboratively with diverse groups of people, and support community outreach efforts. S/he will be bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish.

    Requirements:

    Education: Postgraduate professional degree.

    Certificate/License:  Valid Virginia Department of Education License or ability to obtain one.

    Experience:

    • Experience as a teacher or administrator in a dual-language program.
    • Experience in aligning curricula and assessments with standards, and familiarity with developing units and lessons with the end goal in mind.
    • Knowledge of dual language structures and guiding principles, Spanish language arts standards, and pedagogical practices in dual language programs.
    • Knowledge of current research and promising new practices in dual language education, existing and emerging local, state, and national resources, and ESSA accountability systems.
    • Expertise in analyzing student data and using results to adjust the taught curricula to improve student achievement.
    • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently; establish and maintain project deadlines; and travel to various locations.
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities and interpersonal relationship skills are necessary to work effectively with parents, teachers, administrators, and central office personnel.
    • Excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills.
    • Bilingualism and bi-literacy in English and Spanish.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Ensure division-wide alignment of dual language programs, coordinating efforts to standardize policies and procedures, and monitoring implementation.
    • Research national trends, guiding principles and best practices in dual language program development, implementation, and evaluation provide leadership and effectively communicate information to central office personnel, principals, teachers, students, parents, and community members.
    • Represent the dual language program in school and division decision-making.
    • Lead development of the next dual-language strategic plan, utilize the strategic plan to guide essential work and develop short and long-term action plans that reflect program goals and stakeholder input.
    • Lead the development and refinement of curricula and assessments aligned with achievement and language standards.
    • Assist with the recruitment and retention of bilingual, bi-literate teachers.
    • Coordinate recruitment of new students, conduct informational sessions for prospective families and ensure staff responsible for program placement is knowledgeable about the dual-language programs.
    • Create a comprehensive and ongoing professional development plan for schools that aligns competencies necessary for dual language staff with school and division priorities.
    • Develop and implement a training program for all new staff, on the fundamentals of dual language and specific information relevant to the dual-language programs in ACPS.
    • Collaborate with instructional coaches, specialists, and other leaders to support the development of high-quality instructional pedagogy and school-wide professional development initiatives.
    • Coordinate the inventory, ordering, and maintenance of instructional materials in the dual-language programs.
    • Collaborate with data specialists to produce dual-language academic achievement and language data reports to inform program and instructional decision-making, analyze data and convey results to stakeholders.
    • Monitor dual language programs for compliance with federal, state, and dual-language program requirements.
    • Engage in family and community outreach and education, working with parent/family liaisons to develop a parental understanding of and support for dual language program goals.
    • Communicate frequently with parents to update them on dual language program happenings, to identify community resources, and to help families support their student's academic growth.
    • Organize activities to gather families together to reinforce the cross-cultural goals of the program.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Clearances:

    • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
    • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

    Public Health Compliance:

    • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
    • Must follow safety and health protocols.
    To Apply: https://www.acps.k12.va.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=515


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