Beta Academy (learn more)

Houston, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3261532
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: October 12, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Job Description

ESL Teacher Aide

ESL Activities

Provide language acquisition and academic support to ESL scholars according to their TELPAS Composite score
Document minutes of all support provided and maintain paperwork for push-in sessions.
Support homeroom teachers by modelling ESL Accommodations as needed.
Maintain communication with homeroom teacher regarding ESL scholars’ progress.
Provide afternoon ESL Tutorials.
Thoroughly organize, check, and update ESL scholars’ folders.
Create and maintain up to date information for ESL scholars in DMAC (HLS, Assessments, Grades, Benchmarks, and Accommodations).
Maintain constant communication with SPED/SPEECH departments regarding shared scholars.
Attend ARD Meetings for shared scholars.
Schedule and carry out PLCs to train teachers in ESL requirements (Accommodations, Seidlitz, TELPAS, etc.).
Schedule and conduct LPAC meetings for new and returning scholars.
Create and update schedule to support ESL scholars.
Update the ESL roster on a weekly basis and submit to ESL Director
Schedule and carry out all activities related to TELPAS (Writing prompts, training, modeling, testing sessions, etc.).
Schedule, design, and carry out ESL Parent Nights.
Attend and actively participate in ESL meetings.
Maintain a collaborative working environment with the ESL Team and all other colleagues.

Instruction & Scholar Achievement:

Teach scholars the importance of hard work through joyful rigor --engaging, dynamic learning that is academically, intellectually and personally challenging.
Implement the three BA non-negotiable instructional methods: Whole Brain Teaching, Interactive Scholar Notebooks, and Hands-On Learning.
Understand that classroom observational feedback/scores will emphasize the successful implementation of the above teaching methods.
Foster a love of learning and celebrates scholar successes.
Challenge scholars to reach their highest potential.
Model and promote BA character traits to scholars and stress the importance of each scholar being a responsible, contributing citizen to society. Recognize and reward scholars for displaying BA character traits and uphold zero tolerance for bullying and disrespect.
Implement the technology and software programs provided by BA, operating and using technology for optimum results. Ensure scholars also know how to operate and use technology and software provided.
Monitor and assess scholars’ daily work to reflect excellence in neatness, thoroughness and scholar mastery of instructional goals. Ensure scholars do their best in every subject and use neat legible handwriting on assignments. Anything but a scholars BEST is unacceptable.
Take ownership of tutorials and apply the same standards as above.

Management & Organizations:

Implement classroom rules/procedures (including consequences) and follow school drills and sub protocol procedures in accordance with the Parent/Scholar Handbook and utilize the Handbook as a first point of reference.
Maintain a neat, clean, orderly, and educationally-centered environment that demonstrates BA standards of excellence. BA teachers take ownership of the campus and instill this in scholars daily.

Professionalism & Communication:

Demonstrate professionalism by being in regular attendance and arriving on time to work, staff meetings, tutorials, cafeteria duty, parent nights and other assigned duties.
Complete required training on time.
Work cooperatively to create an atmosphere of unity among the school community and refrain from gossip, negativity and unsupportive comments.
Demonstrate professionalism at ALL times. Exercise wisdom by remaining calm, respectful and non-defensive during parent meetings, disagreements, and personal attacks.
Utilize professional communication with strong grammar, syntax, usage and/or spelling skills during phone conversations, personal conversations, emails, and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Refrain from attacking others, fighting, or engaging in controversial subjects on social media. Use professional communication on and off campus, refraining from attacking others, fighting, or engaging in controversial subjects on social media. Professional communication is used on and off campus.
Exhibit professionalism in appearance and follow the BA standard of dress. Apply this standard of dress to social media posts in regards to modesty in dress and action (ex: swimsuit, cleavage, & shirtless pictures, in addition to post with alcohol, cigarettes and bars etc.).
Regularly communicate to parents about scholar achievement levels, class behavior, assigned homework, academic needs, and any concerns.
Check staff email a minimum of three times daily during normal working hours and check teacher in-box daily and commit to read updates, notes, and employee notices in a timely manner.

Other duties/ responsibilities:

As a Beta Academy team member, you must be able and willing to participate in all dance/ stomp productions throughout the academic school year.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > ELL / ESL / SEI / TESOL
    Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Employer Description

    Beta Academy is an A-rated charter school serving more than 1,200 students PK - 12th grade in Southeast Houston, Texas.

    The Beta vision is to provide elite education to all students.

    Our mission statement: To establish world-class schools through a culture of “joyful rigor” and develop scholars and leaders who can contribute on a community, national, and international level. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Beta Academy is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Beta Academy
    • 9701 Almeda Genoa Rd
    • Houston, Texas 77075

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