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4220 80TH ST NE, MARYSVILLE, Washington, 98270 Job posted as of Feb 22, 2018 until Until Filled

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Marysville School District serves a student population of approximately 11,000 with our 10 elementary, 4 middle, and 8 high schools.  Marysville is located along the I-5 corridor 30 miles north of Seattle and 90 miles south of the Canadian border.   To the west lies the Tulalip Indian Reservation located on beautiful Puget Sound.    Our instructional, support and administrative staff are highly-trained professionals committed to excellence in education.  We expect a lot from our staff because we expect a lot from our students.  The district believes in hiring the best to join our team of dedicated professionals.

Job Title
2018-2019 English Language Learner Teachers
District Name
School / Location Name
MSD - Categorical Programs
4220 80th Street NE, MARYSVILLE, Washington, 98270
Posted on
Feb 22, 2018
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description
1.00 FTE Continuing Positions (approximately 6 elementary openings & 4 secondary openings) - 7.50 hours per day - 180 days per year 
Positions will start the beginning of the 2018-2019 School Year.

Application Requirements:

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To be considered for this position, candidate must complete the following prior to the job closing date.

  • Add a cover letter
  • Add certificate information and upload a copy of Valid WA Teacher certificate
  • Add education information and upload a copy of at least your Bachelor transcript
  • Add relevant teaching experience for past 10 years
  • Add 3 references (e.g. current supervisor, past supervisor(s), co-worker).  NO PERSONAL REFERENCES ACCEPTED. 
  • Upload a resume – Include current and previous supervisor(s) contact information
  • Complete Qualification Questions
  • Complete Job Specific Inventory Questions (JSI) - Be prepared to answer the three Job Specific Inventory (JSI) Questions below when applying for this position.  This exercise is time, and once you start, if you log off, you won't be able to complete the questions.  Have your answers ready!
    • Explain what goes into planning a good lesson.
    • What does the phrase “Growth Mindset” mean to you?
    • What are your greatest strengths as a classroom teacher?
  • Complete Educator's Professional Inventory (EPI)


Salary Schedule:  MEA Bachelor & Master Base & TRI Schedules at http://www.msd25.org/employee-groups

Position Goal:

The English Language Learner (ELL) teacher is responsible for supporting students in our system that qualify for English Learner support ensuring academic learning is accessible to students whose dominant language is one other than English.  The ELL teacher is accountable to the building administrators and program director for interpreting and executing the responsibilities herein, in addition to any other responsibilities that are assigned.  The ELL teacher maintains contact with parents, community organizations, and other agencies to promote understanding of the objectives of the program and the school district.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Washington State Teacher certificate with English Language Learner or English as a Second Language endorsement required
  • Additional Elementary Education endorsement or Secondary endorsement preferred
  • Special experience and/or training in working with ELL students and peer coaching or co-teaching is preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in and evidence of continued personal and professional growth
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Common Core Standards required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Successful teaching experience at appropriate grade level preferred
  • Possess general knowledge and varied experience
  • Experience and/or training with cultural, ethnic, and language diversity preferred


Desired Skills: 

  • Ability to articulate and implement Common Core State Standards requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement appropriate positive behavior interventions for students
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with age appropriate students, staff, and multicultural community
  • Ability to remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations
  • Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks; maintain records; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and school personnel; work as a team member; and meet schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to use a variety of teaching strategies which may include cooperative learning, constructive instruction, or additional research based facilitation
  • Ability to define excellence by standards of performance
  • Knowledge and application of quality classroom based assessment practices
  • Knowledge of the unique physical, psychological and social changes students experience and a desire to help them grow in these particular areas
  • Skills to motivate students, communicate with individuals from varied educational and cultural backgrounds, and direct and evaluate support personnel
  • Ability to effectively work with diverse populations
  • Skills in classroom management and organizational techniques


Essential Job Functions: 

This list of essential job functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.  Depending upon individual assignment, the employee may perform all or a combination of several of the following duties:

  • Deliver appropriate instruction to help English Learners successfully meet academic standards in English Language Arts
  • Foster English language acquisition, enhance academic progress, and build students’ self-esteem in their EL classroom and the school as a whole.
  • Confer with teachers, administrators, support staff and/or parents to determine language and academic needs of ELL students
  • Administer formal or informal tests to further determine needs of students
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere
  • Work cooperatively with others in achieving common goals supporting Professional Learning Communities
  • Contribute to the orderly development and conduct of program learning activities and curriculum
  • Provide differentiated instruction (Sheltered Instruction) for all students including special education and ELL
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and work within grade-level classrooms to assist ELL students in accessing content learning
  • Develop individualized academic programs designed to meet the specific needs of select ELL students
  • Implement the individualized programs by working with small groups of students to improve their language skills and academic performance
  • Maintain records of students’ progress
  • Assist in orienting, training, and assigning paraprofessionals to work with ELL students
  • Monitor student activities for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment
  • Report incidents (child abuse, fights, substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment, and adhering to education code and district and school policies
  • Provide an exceptional educational experience to all students; communicate an enthusiasm for learning
  • Utilize district adopted curriculum to guide instruction
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive environment for learning
  • Maintain consistent presence at assigned worksite and regular work hours
  • Professionally interact with students, staff, and public
  • Establish and maintain professional contacts with students
  • Comply with all district policies and procedures
  • Comply with the Code of Professional Conduct
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Marysville School District complies with all federal and Washington State rules and regulations and will provide equal employment opportunity and treatment for all applicants and staff in recruitment, hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, promotion and training.  Such equal employment opportunity will be provided without discrimination with respect to race, creed, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.  The district will provide equal access to school facilities to the Boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society.  The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:   Civil Rights Coordinator - Gregg Kuehn, Risk Management Supervisor, gregg_kuehn@msd25.org, 360-965-0110; Title IX Officer - Jason Thompson, Deputy Superintendent, Jason_thompson@msd25.org , 360-965-0004; Section 504 Coordinator, Nancy Smith, Director of Categorical Programs, nancy_smith@msd25.org, 360-965-0051; ADA Coordinator – Ginger Merkel, Executive Director of Special Education, ginger_merkel@msd25.org, 360-965-0174.  Address:  4220 80th Street NE, Marysville, WA 98270.  Website: www.msd25.org   Marysville School District is a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

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