Elementary English Language Learner/Interventionist Teacher- Santa Rosa Elementary

Maricopa Unified School District

Maricopa, Arizona

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Date Posted May 13, 2024
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Certification Needed
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


POSITION: Elementary English Language Learner Teacher

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt - 187 or 189 Day Contract

SALARY: Approved Certified Compensation Plan (Education and Experience)

REPORTS TO: School Principal & Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services or Designee


Under general supervision, English Language Learner Teacher, also known as the ELL Teacher, serves as a specialist for students who are learning English as a second language. The ELL teacher works in a program designed to provide direct English Language Development instruction in small group and individual student settings. In addition to this specific individualized instruction, the ELL teacher may assist general education classroom teachers with selection of appropriate curricula and the development of appropriate strategies to meet the unique needs of English Language Learners. The ELL teacher will follow the regulations associated ELD standards and reporting requirements that pertain to Title III. The ELL teacher works under the supervision of the Principal and Director of Academic Services.


  • Meet District, State, and Federal Requirements, including; Displays knowledge of procedures, policies, and regulations, Incorporates requirements into work habits, Follows procedures, Maintains proper and sufficient documentation
  • Conduct Specialized Student Assessments and Evaluations, including; Is well-versed in a multitude of measurement techniques, Selects appropriate measurement tools, Is accurate and complete in clerical aspects of measurement, Clearly communicates analysis of results and recommendations clearly
  • Consult with Others to Develop Plan that Guide Appropriate Instruction, including; Works effectively as a member of a team, Contributes creative solutions to problems, Assumes case management responsibilities when necessary, Uses training and experience to support classroom instruction
  • Demonstrates Responsiveness in Supporting Teachers’ Instructional Needs, including; Supports instruction by being aware of teachers’ resource needs, Searches out and provides, or makes teachers aware of, available and appropriate learning resources, Consults with teachers regarding appropriate use of resources
  • Provide Effective Direct Service to Students, Families, and Colleagues, including; Takes initiative, Displays unconditionally positive regard with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, Displays flexibility in the nature and location of services provided, Communicates skillfully to each audience
  • Engages in the Determination of and Provision of Primary Prevention Activities When Needed, including; Recognizes need for prevention, Involves others in the planning and delivery of prevention activities, Performs prevention, follow-up, and program evaluation activities
  • Create and/or Coordinate School-wide or Community Programs to Support Students and Families, including; Demonstrates thorough knowledge of a variety of developmental assets, resiliency/protective factors, and related community supports, Engages in a variety of activities to create programs that support students and families, Evaluates intended outcomes of programs created
  • Participate in professional in-service and ongoing training to further develop specialized skills..
  • Fulfills working conditions and physical effort listed below.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in planning and preparation of instruction for students.
  • Create an environment of respect and create a culture of learning through proficient classroom procedures and appropriate management of student behavior.
  • Demonstrates proficient strategies for instruction, including; communication with students, using questioning techniques, use of engagement strategies and demonstrating flexibility and responsiveness to student instructional needs.
  • Demonstrates professional responsibilities, including; reflecting on teaching, maintaining accurate records, communication with families, participating in a professional learning community, growing and developing professionally, and demonstrating professionalism.
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.


  • Knowledge of best practice teaching strategies
  • Knowledge of best practices in classroom management
  • Knowledge of data assessment and disaggregation
  • Knowledge of general safety rules and techniques.
  • Knowledge of first aid and CPR.
  • Knowledge of district rules of conduct and ethics
  • Knowledge of relevant Governing Board Policies
  • Skill in monitoring and correcting student behavior.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others.
  • Professional communication skills effectively (verbal and written); ability to instruct; and maintain emotional control under stress.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to perform the following physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation: critical sensory requirements include general vision, corrected to 20/20, hear or listen in the normal range (corrected) and speak and give directions clearly. Able to walk, sit, stand, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, lift (exerting force up to 50 pounds), carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects up to 125 lbs.


A valid Arizona Department of Education Certification/Endorsement consistent with assignment [Structured English Immersion, English as a Second Language (ESL) or Bilingual (BLE)] and a valid Arizona DPS IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card


The Maricopa Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or sexual orientation in admission and access to its programs, services, activities, or in any aspect of their operations and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Maricopa Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator

Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources:

Address: 44150 W. Maricopa/Casa Grande Highway Maricopa, AZ 85138

Telephone Number: 520-568-5100


Section 504/ADA Coordinator

Director of Exceptional Student Services

Address: 44150 W. Maricopa/Casa Grande Highway Maricopa, AZ 85138

Telephone Number: 520-568-5100


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