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ESL High School Teacher job in Houston

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Texas (TX), Houston
Employer:  DIVERSITY in Ed
City:  Houston
State:  Texas (TX)
Zip Code:  77024

The secondary ESL teacher has many cultural and linguistic decisions to make - and to help students make! - from minute to minute in the classroom. 

Advocate for students' ESL needs with other course teachers

Focus students on making gains in the language as a whole, not simply to use ESL class time for homework catch-up

Provide frequent opportunities to produce language in written and oral formats

Help students produce a variety of texts and media texts in English

Assist and advocate for students creating English work in the rest of their subject load

Teach English for a variety of increasingly complex social settings

Teach students to become effective self-advocates in English in a variety of settings for high school and the wider world

Teach students to use effective learning strategies applicable to inside and outside the classroom

Help students with cultural elements of the English speaking classroom, as well as norms and mores of English culture

Lead students in how to advocate for their parents for necessary business and social transactions

Act as a point of reference for greater community resources for immigrants and ESL language learning

Promote awareness of ESL in the context of the school and community

Be a knowledgeable point of reference for cultural mores and traditions of students' countries and cultures - other teachers may require a subject matter expert with an educational perspective

Develop appropriate instructional strategies that work with a student's skill level

Use a variety of instructional and assessment skills to ensure robust learning occurs, identify problems and remediate solutions

Understand and use a student's rate of acculturation to their advantage in the classroom

Be empathetic to a student's migration experience and its stressors

Be aware of the level of development, academic knowledge and metacognition in a student's first language and how this may impact ESL

Be aware of student's prior experiences with English and English speaking culture

Scaffold student's learning using their prior learning in their first language

Be mindful of whether or not learning disabilities are a factor

Create an empathetic and supportive ESL classroom environment both between colleagues and students and between peers

Provide appropriate amounts of ESL support as ESL learners progress

Provide strategies like cooperative learning to maximize ESL time

Teach students to write longer texts to convey information

Teach students to write longer text to express ideas using different formats

Teach students to use a variety of idea linkages and transitional phrasing to showcase sophistication with English

Teach students to use accurate grammatical and syntactical structures and conventions

Help students use pre-writing, drafting and editing strategies to produce polished works

Help students determine appropriate register and style for a variety of texts they may create

Help students gain knowledge about the secondary school system and post-secondary options

Teach students a variety of time-management, study and preparation tactics

Identify the purpose of different school and community resources

Job Category:  High School
Position type:  Full-Time
School Type:  Independent Schools
Rural Schools
Suburban Schools
Charter Schools
Urban Schools
Subject:  English/Language
Salary:  $50,000 - $74,999
Additional information:  DIVERSITY RECRUITMENT PARTNERS is committed to helping school employers who are fostering a learning environment where diversity is encouraged in recruiting and retaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of their students and surrounding population and to hiring the best employees of all backgrounds who will bring their unique talents and skills into their school system. Bilingual, multicultural and diverse teacher candidates are encouraged to apply.
Special Instructions:  Apply to job on DIVERSITY in ED for HR Recruiters in Texas to quickly access your resume.
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