TK-8 ELD Coordinator

Caliber Public Schools - Richmond, California - Full time

About Caliber Public Schools

Our mission at Caliber Schools is to shift the experiences, expectations, and outcomes for students in historically underserved communities. We provide students with a challenging and engaging education that equips them with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in college, career, and community.

Caliber’s four graduate pillars--Heart, Smart, Think, Act--guide our work. Caliber graduates will be academically college ready; have emotional intelligence or ‘EQ’; be critical thinkers, and have the skills and desire to be changemakers in their communities and the world. We are a community-based organization and celebrate the diversity of the communities we serve. Our parents are active partners; frequently engaging through school events, restorative practices, and academic support.

We are looking for educators and leaders who want to join a small but growing team of diverse community schools. Our first school, Beta Academy in Richmond, CA, opened in 2014 and is now a fully grown K-8 serving 800 students. ChangeMakers Academy in Vallejo, CA opened in fall 2016 and serves 700 students, TK-8th grade. Our long-term vision is to serve students K-12 in our immediate and surrounding communities.

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced educator with a background in English language instruction and curriculum development to support both integrated and designated ELD instruction and conduct ongoing assessments of our dual-language students. You will work to coordinate the designated ELD curriculum, provide ongoing coaching to teachers, manage assessment structures, monitor data collection, analyze data, and manage the reclassification and re-rostering processes. Throughout your work you will maintain communication with school leaders, staff, students, and parents, keeping them up to date on program and student progress.

This role will be required to be on campus when Caliber returns to in-person instruction during the 21-22 school year.

Responsibilities

Curriculum and Teacher Support

  • Train interventionists
  • Train all teachers on Integrated ELD strategies
  • Observe and offer feedback on execution
  • Design training on unpacking the ELPAC/integrated ELD/ELD standards
  • Teach/Co-teach during ELD and ELA blocks

Data and Assessment

  • Execute rostering by pulling data and re-rostering at the end of each data cycle
  • Progress monitor per data cycle
  • Own the reclassification three times per year, update reclassification rates and manage the Reclassification Ceremony with ELAC
  • ELPAC assessment logistics: order materials, project manage scheduling and testing completion in partnership with key stakeholders

Communication and Relationships

  • Maintain regular parent communication including progress updates and parent education
  • Host 1 ELD Family Literacy Event per quarter to build family capacity and support
  • Keep School Leaders informed and provide formal updates at least every 6 weeks (unless otherwise designated in the curriculum)

Experience:

  • 5 or more years of teaching, specifically in an ELD role
  • 2 or more years coaching teachers and developing curriculum
  • Experience with ELPAC assessments
  • Deep knowledge of best practices in English Language Development for elementary to middle school students
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting
  • Experience working with Black, Brown and other POC students and creating culturally relevant curricula
  • Experience leading professional development and formally coaching teachers

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree is a plus
  • Valid California State Teaching Credential or equivalent and transferable teaching license from another state, preferred

Salary scales are based on years of experience and expertise. Scales are competitive with other charter school organizations and local districts.

Caliber Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

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Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

Caliber Public Schools

Caliber's mission is to shift the experiences, expectations, and outcomes for students in historically underserved communities. We provide students with a challenging and engaging education that equips them with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in colleges, careers, and communities.
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