Supervisor of English Language Learner Education

College Achieve Charter School | Paterson, NJ

Posted Date 5/18/2023
Expiration Date6/17/2023

Supervisor of English Language Learner Education

General job description
-The Supervisor of English Language Learner Education will oversee ELL practices for College Achieve Paterson Charter School and serve as a school resource for staff and parents with regards to English Language Learner Education services.

-The Supervisor of English Language Learner (ELL) Education should have a thorough understanding of state and federal regulations and local policies regarding children with ELL needs. The Supervisor of English Language Learner Education will ensure that curricular materials used and classroom practices employed by College Achieve reflect current best practice to meet the needs of all learners including ELL students. The candidate should have experience leading ELL assessments, identification and discharge processes. The Supervisor of ELL will be responsible for coaching school leaders and teachers when implementing ELL instructional strategies.

-The Supervisor of English Language Learner (ELL) Education will work closely with the College Achieve Instructional Leadership Team at the network level as well as school-based Instructional Leadership Teams (ILT) to ensure that College Achieve’s ELL students have the appropriate and necessary support to meet the educational goals set by College Achieve.

The Supervisor of English Language Learner (ELL) Education’s broad responsibilities are as follows:


  • Work with the instructional leadership team to set the vision on ELL instruction at College Achieve Paterson Charter School
  • Oversee and support the instructional implementation of the English Language Learner program
  • Supervise ELL Teachers and other teachers as directed by Principal
  • Structure the course scheduling process of new ELL scholars to ensure they receive proper programming
  • Develop ELPs (english learner plans) for Newcomer ELLs
  • Work with the Executive Director and CFO to strategically disperse Title III funds to best support scholar learning
  • Provide supports for ELLs in general education classrooms
  • Coordinate and collaborate with schools Principals to evaluate ELL staff performance in midyear and annual reviews


  • Identify and assess English Language Learners
  • Coordinate with the instructional leadership team to ensure programming and assessments are and remain in compliance with state, federal and local laws
  • Analyze data on ELL scholars to drive instructional decisions


  • Provide professional development for teachers, leaders and members of the College Achieve community so as to continually grow the organizations understanding of best practices and academic pedagogy in ELL instruction
  • Coordinate summer and academic year staff professional development in the areas of English as a New Language, and at-risk student services
  • Identify, train, and coach school-based ELL teachers
  • Train, support, and coach school leaders and general education teachers to build and broaden the school’s capacity to best serve ELL students


Master's degree from an accredited college or university.

New Jersey Principal Certificate (preferred, not required).

New Jersey Supervisor Certificate (preferred, not required).

Valid New Jersey Teacher of ESL Certification or ESL Endorsement

Minimum of two (2) years of successful experience in school or District level administration.

Minimum of three (3) years successful experience in teaching ELL students

Knowledge of New Jersey Student Learning Standards for curriculum, assessment and instruction.

Demonstrated knowledge of subject specialty and effective teaching methods.

Ability to plan, organize and administer a District-level professional development program.

Ability to maintain a positive learning environment.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status. *As defined in N.J.A.C. 6A: 9-9 Instructional certificates.2/23 School Year

Middle School Language Arts Teacher

A teacher at College Achieve Charter School will provide students rigorous and relevant learning activities and experiences designed to prepare each student to excel at a top college or university. This position is critical in building strong relationships with our students in order to best meet their individual needs and further the mission of College Achieve.


A College Achieve Teacher will:

Help to shape the culture of a growing College Achieve community by establishing high expectations and paving the way for each new class of students

Work as part of an entrepreneurial team to create policies, curricula, and instructional methods that demand rigor and relevance

All College Achieve Teachers will:

  • Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students in English Language Arts/Literacy instruction
  • Create a classroom environment that is safe, conducive to learning, and encourages students to take risks in their learning
  • Prepare lessons that reflect best practices and accommodations for individual differences of students
  • Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor
  • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and communicate these objectives to the students
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with best practices, specific content knowledge, the physical limitations of the space provided, and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Strive to implement College Achieve’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives
  • Assess student learning, through observations, authentic performance, and more formal methods, in an ongoing manner, providing frequent student feedback, information to parents and written progress reports
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law and administrative regulations
  • Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct
  • Make provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes outside of the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
  • Participate in all professional development opportunities
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


Education and Knowledge:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • New Jersey Teacher Certificate Standard; CEAS or CE; Middle School with Subject matter Specialization: Language Arts/Literacy Specialization in Grades 5 - 8 and appropriate corresponding certification in Elementary School or K-12 Subject Matter endorsement


  • Ability to establish rapport with families and children
  • Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Possession of a passionate and loving attitude toward all children
  • Possession of a sense of urgency to do whatever it takes to assure that every student gets to and through college
  • Commitment to the vision, mission, values and goals of College Achieve
  • Motivation to grow as an educational professional
  • Willingness to be an active member of a professional learning community
  • Proficiency using computers, printers, copy machines, and fax machines

Compensation: Annual salary is competitive, with benefits, and will acknowledge a
candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/ harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/ domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. People of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Types: Full-time, Contract



  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance




  • Monday to Friday


Ability to commute/relocate:


  • Paterson, NJ: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)




  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)




  • NJDOE Certification or are in the process (Required)


Work Location: In person

Type of Job (K-12 or Higher Ed.)

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