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Job Title:        Emergent Bilingual Teacher        Exemption Status/Test: Exempt/Professional
Reports to:      Campus Principal                          Date Revised:   April 22, 2024
Dept./School:  Assigned Campuses

Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Serve as academic support to teachers in the implementation, monitoring, and improvement of student achievement. 


Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements 
4-8 Generalist
4-8 Generalist Core Subjects
7-12 ELAR
ESL Certification preferred
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to Read, Write, and Speak Spanish Preferred
Knowledge of second language acquisition
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
Knowledge of reading, writing, and spelling instructional strategies for emergent bilingual students
Knowledge of LPAC process 
Ability to analyze, interpret, and use student data
Ability to communicate effectively with students and adults
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to speak effectively before groups of parents, students, and staff
Ability to analyze, develop, implement, and track intervention plans and strategies
Student teaching, approved internship, or related work experience

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

  1. Implement positive behavioral supports in the learning environment.
  2. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
  3. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  4. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  5. Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to differentiate instruction to meet the learning needs of students.
  6. Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
Student Growth and Development

  1. Establish positive relationships with students in at-risk situations and provide a supportive learning environment to increase the likelihood that these students will stay in school and graduate.
  2. Identify at-risk students who are included in progress reports and at the end of grade reporting periods.
  3. Identify at-risk students who are failing more than one subject.
  4. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  5. Maintain at-risk student academic data for the purpose of keeping track of student progress. 
  6. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
  7. Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization

  1. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  2. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and Student Handbook.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4. Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  5. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

  1. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
  2. Collaborate with district and campus administrators and teachers to design academic plans to assist identified struggling students.
  3. Work with students, parents, and staff to ensure students’ academic success.
Professional Growth and Development

  1. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  2. Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
  3. Assist with preparation and delivery of research-based professional development.
  4. Attend and participate in faculty meetings as required.
  5. Work with faculty and administrators to adapt curriculum and instruction to meet the needs of identified students.
Policy, Reports, and Law
  1. Assist with collection and assembling of academic data and interpret this information for instructional purposes.
  2. Compile reports as required.
  3. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress