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Adams 12 Five Star Schools Is Hiring A Teacher - English Language Development 2024-2025 School Year



FTE: 1.0


JOB CODE: 200099



Adams 12 Five Star Schools is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. We commit to eliminate the predictability of who is included in excellence and who is not. Adams 12 Five Star Schools puts students first and supports our district's mission to elevate student success for every student every day in every classroom. Candidates who can contribute to our goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Summary Of Essential Job Functions

Works with Multilingual learners (MLs) in developing English skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening through the district's guaranteed and viable curriculum for ML students. The ELD teacher collaborates with classroom teachers in ensuring best practices for MLs are implemented throughout the school day.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Planning and Instruction:

  • Plans and organizes language development instruction consistent with the district curriculum.
  • Utilizes WIDA framework and standards in the development of lesson plans.
  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and teaching strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students, including sheltering lessons, whole group (co-teaching where applicable)/ small-group or individual learning.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers in ensuring best practices for MLs are implemented throughout the school day.


  • Administers required language proficiency (W-APT/ACCESS) and academic achievement tests within the required time frame.
  • Assures proper placement in ELD courses/groups according to district guidelines.
  • Maintains cumulative folders with required paperwork for English language learners.
  • Runs student reports weekly to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Collaborates with building administration to Collect and complete all required paperwork for the ML student redesignation process.
  • Assists in monitoring Fluent English Proficient (FEP) students who have exited from ELD services within the last two years.
  • Remains current in all district CLDE related communications.
  • Attends IEP, Section 504, or other related meetings necessary for student assessment and/or compliance with federal and/or state law.
  • Facilitates ELD Consult model for consult students when applicable.
  • Assists in collecting and analyzing data for increasing student achievement.

Professional Growth And Responsibility

  • Participates in all required ELD teacher professional learning days.
  • Participates in all district required CLDE professional learning opportunities.
  • Assists in developing and delivering building level professional development when necessary.

Professional Relationships

  • Works towards building a positive self-image in English learners.
  • Helps the school staff to be aware of and sensitive to cultural differences
  • Establishes and maintains communication with parents of students in the program

Education And Related Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.


  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid Colorado Educator License.
  • Must possess the required license and endorsement according to ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act).
  • ESL, Bilingual, or (LDE) Linguistically Diverse Education, (CLDE) Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education endorsement required.

Salary Information (for External Candidates)

All salary placement on our Certified Salary schedule is dependent on the employees' education and/or work experience. Certified/licensed employees will be granted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/or work experience up to a maximum of ten (10) years, which includes in-district and out-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibility for verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee. For further explanation of salary placement please refer to our Certified Master Agreement that can be found on our district website.

Internal Candidates Only

13.2.5 Voluntary transfers that occur fifteen working days before the start of the school year and until the end of the school year shall happen once the position being vacated has been filled, for a duration of no more than four weeks. This four week time period could be adjusted in consultation with the educator, current and receiving supervisor and with approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer and the Association President.

Benefits Information

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is committed to providing an environment that promotes a healthy employee population able to serve our students at the highest level. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date).

To learn more about our benefits including paid time off, please see our Benefits Overview.

Changes to the READ Act require that all K-3 teachers and staff responsible for teaching reading to students in grades K-3 complete evidence-based training within 90 work days of start date https://www.cde.state.co.us/coloradoliteracy

This Posting Is Not Inclusive Of The Job Description.

Rev 10/04/2022