Supervisor of Bilingual and ESL ( Secondry)

Trenton Public Schools | Trenton, NJ


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Posted Date 9/18/2023
Expiration Date10/01/2023
SUPERVISORS Supervisor of Bilingual and ESL Secondary
REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning
SUPERVISES Assigned personnel
The Supervisor of Bilingual and ESL provides administrators, teachers, and other staff with the instructional support needed to ensure that the needs of the bilingual/ESL population are met and English Language Learners (ELLs) become proficient in the English language in order to successfully participate in a monolingual education program.
The Supervisor of Bilingual and ESL Secondary shall:
l. Valid New Jersey Supervisor's Certificate.
  1. Minimum of Master's degree from an accredited college or university
  2. Valid New Jersey Standard Certificate in English as a Second Language (ESL)
  3. Five (5) or more years of teaching experience in English as a Second Language.
  4. Knowledge of Federal and State laws/regulations pertaining to Bilingual and ESL education.
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish
  6. Complete understanding of the entry and exiting procedures for students in the Bilingual/ESL program and testing guidelines as per State Bilingual Law
  7. Complete understanding of the State-mandated Language Proficiency Test (ACCESS), and its impact on the Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs)
  8. Familiarity with the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPs)
  9. Knowledge of and experience in cun•iculum development
  10. Ability to facilitate professional learning and problem-solving
  11. Knowledge of best instructional strategies and/or new initiatives for English Language Learners (ELLs)
  12. Demonstrated commitment to continuous professional learning
  13. The ability to work collaboratively with other professional staff on instructional improvement issues
The Supervisor of Bilingual and ESL Secondary:
l . Provides leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of student identification and programming services
  1. Provides professional development of ESL teachers, paraprofessionals, and classroom teachers, regarding program description, assessment, curriculum, strategies, and instructional materials
  2. Coordinates ESL Curriculum review, writing, and adoption for grades 6-12
  3. Displays and fosters a positive attitude toward the understanding of the education needs of ELLs
  4. Assists teachers by providing consultation and intervention when requested
6, Monitors and coordinates the administration of the ACCESS (Language Proficiency Test) districtwide
  1. Analyzes district-wide data to identify areas in need of improvement and modify curriculum
  2. Assists in the development of Bilingual/ESL programs within the district
  3. Monitors the implementation and monitoring of the district's state-mandated Bilingual and ESL educational programs
  4. Keeps abreast of state and federal legislation as it pertains to Bilingual/ESL education
I l . Assists in determining missions, goals, objectives, staffing requirements, and infrastructure needs for ELL students
  1. Prepares data to complete all Title Ill and Immigrant State mandated reports
  2. Upholds philosophies/values of the Trenton Board of Education
  3. Provides for a safe and secure workplace
  4. Follows attendance, punctuality and proper dress rules
  5. Maintains positive relationships with staff, parents, and students
  6. Participates in workshops and training sessions as required
  7. Prepares all required reports and maintains all appropriate records
  8. Follows all School Board policies, rules, and regulations
  9. Exhibits interpersonal skills to work as an effective team member
  10. Analyzes district-wide data to identify areas in need of improvement and modify curricula
  11. Conducts observations of ESL and Bilingual teachers
  12. Provides support of the district-wide literacy program
  13. Provides professional development and support to ESL and Bilingual instructional services
  14. Performs other job related duties as directed by the Chief Academic Officer
The Supervisor of Bilingual and ESL Secondary shall be employed under the following terms:
  1. Work year of twelve months.
  2. Salary, benefits and leave time as specified in the TASA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  3. Conditions established by laws and codes of the State and policies, rules and regulations established by the Board of Education (N.J.S.A 18A:27-4 et seq.).
The Supervisor of Bilingual and ESL Secondary shall be evaluated in accordance with Board of Education

Board Approval Date — August 23, 2021                                                                                  SUPERVISORS

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