The Supervisor of World Language, ESL and Bilingual Education has broad curriculum responsibilities in the areas of World Language, ESL and Bilingual Education and works with building administrators and department chairpersons in the development and monitoring of World Language 4-12 and ESL and bilingual education K-12.
(1) Holds appropriate N.J. certification as an administrator
(2) Undergraduate and/or graduate major in subject field
(3) Minimum of Masters degree, preferably in subject area
(4) Other qualifications to be determined by the Superintendent of Schools
Provides leadership in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of World Language 4-12 and ESL and bilingual K-12 curriculum and instruction.
Based on knowledge of research, current practice, national/state initiatives, student outcomes and program evaluation, develops short and long-range plans for maintaining and improving instruction in World Language, ESL and bilingual education.
Supervises and is responsible for the development of the scope and sequence of courses and special programs and related activities to meet district goals, standards and proficiencies and the needs of students in world language, ESL and bilingual education.
Supervises and is responsible for the writing of curriculum based on research and student needs which includes: program objectives, course proficiencies, scope and sequence, instructional activities, methods of student assessment and standards of achievement in world language, ESL and bilingual programs.
Works cooperatively with other subject supervisors to provide for articulation across curriculum areas and to improve the educational opportunities for all students.
In cooperation with principals and teachers, selects programs, textbooks, materials, and equipment for the use in curriculum implementation; prepares textbooks/program recommendations for the Curriculum Committee and Board of Education adoption.
Plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates staff development activities in instructional methods, curriculum content, curriculum articulation, assessment and evaluation in World Language, ESL and bilingual education.
Provides direct assistance to principals and teachers in the implementation of programs; develops, maintains and disseminates resource materials which support programs; encourages teachers through the use of demonstrations, simulations, educational materials, in-class assistance and mentoring to implement new instructional strategies, in World Language, ESL and bilingual education.
Supervises the vertical and horizontal articulation and implementation of program among classes, schools, and grades to ensure reasonable uniformity of district policies and procedures, curriculum content, materials, methods of instruction, and student outcomes in World Language, ESL and bilingual education.
Supervises the assessment of student achievement; selects and develops assessment procedures and instruments; assists in the administration and interpretation of tests; reviews and evaluates mid-term and final examinations and other forms of course and program proficiency assessment; collects, analyzes and evaluates program data as a basis for program revision and improvement in World Language, ESL and bilingual programs.
Accepts primary responsibility for assuring that state and federal mandates and district policies and regulations affecting curriculum and instruction in World Language, ESL and bilingual education are carried out.
Keeps informed about curriculum and instruction through participation in national, state, and local professional meetings and activities and through the review of research and successful practices in World Language, ESL and bilingual education.
Consults with special education and basic skills services, summer school supervisor, and guidance staff regarding programs and the student placement.
Assists in interpreting the World Language, ESL, and bilingual programs to parents, students, staff and the Board of Education; arranges and participates in information programs for the Board of Education and the community.
Develops the criteria and supervises the identification of students for placement in ESL and bilingual programs.
Supervises the program implementation and evaluation for ESL and bilingual programs.
Evaluates the performance of World Language teachers 6-7 in cooperation with building administrators; provides input to the primary evaluator concerning the final evaluation and PDP development; serves as the primary evaluator of World Language teachers 8-12 and ESL and bilingual teachers K-12.
Recommends assignment and scheduling of department personnel in cooperation with building principals; participates in the screening and interviewing of candidates for department positions.
Develops and maintains records, inventories, data bases and reports necessary for the implementation of district programs and those required by law, policy, regulation, or grant provisions.
Prepares and documents budget recommendations for new textbooks, programs, and major equipment purchases adoptions; prepares and administers central department budgets; advises principals concerning program budgets.
Develops grant applications to private, state, and federal agencies as required by law and regulation and to support the development of World Language, ESL and bilingual programs.
Assumes principal and teaching responsibilities as required.
Performs other duties, which may be within the scope of his/her employment and certifications and may be assigned by his/her supervisor.
The East Brunswick Public Schools in New Jersey are looking for a fourth teacher for our German program because our classes and course offerings have grown over the last years and we need help! The German Program in East Brunswick is a recognized AATG “German Center of Excellence”, and is strongly supported by our administration, our students’ parents, and the school community. We offer a German program from 6th grade up to 12th grade, and our students can earn the “Seal of Biliteracy” as well as Dual Enrollment Credit with the Middlesex County Community College for Honors and AP classes. Our new colleague should be a flexible team player who can teach multiple levels of German at our Middle School, Junior High School and/or High School. To apply, please go to: https://www.applitrack.com/ebnet/onlineapp/default.aspx
For more information, please contact Ruth Chang, Supervisor for World Languages, ESL/ Bilingual Education at email@example.com.
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