Must hold the following certifications:
ELAR 4-8 OR ELAR 7-12.
Brenham Independent School District - Job Description
Secondary ESL Teacher
Special Programs Director
Provide English language development through the application of
sheltered instruction strategies.
Accelerate English language proficiency for English Learners
participating in the ESL program.
Provide English language arts and reading instruction using the
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and English Language
Proficiency Standards (ELPS).
Assist in coordination with the LPAC to provide instructional
support for English Learners.
Valid Texas Teacher Certification for secondary grade levels
(fifth grade through twelfth grade)
Valid Texas ESL Certification
Minimum of 2 years of effective teaching working with English
Student Management -
- Provide instruction to English Learners in a pull-out or an
inclusionary classroom setting commensurate to language proficiency
- Develop and implement lesson plans, both individually and in
collaboration with classroom teachers that are linguistically
accommodated and differentiated according to language proficiency
- Communicate with teachers, administrators, and parents as
- Monitor student achievement data and interpret report, and act
- Maintain all necessary student records required by the ESL or
- Successfully implement professional development activities that
accelerate the English language proficiency of students
- Use student data systematically and routinely to guide
instructional decisions to meet the needs of English Learners
- Collaborate with general education and special education
teachers to ensure student's linguistic and instructional needs are
- Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and
school regulations and policies for English Learners
- Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff
committees as required
- Be an advocate for and ensure that English Learners have an
equitable educational opportunity
- Participate as a member of the campus Language Proficiency
Assessment Committee (LPAC) as required
- Apply knowledge of state and district policies and procedures
surrounding the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee
- Ability to analyze, interpret, and use student data to guide
intervention and instruction
- Monitor student progress through TELPAS and other formative and
summative evaluation consistently and use results to plan
linguistically appropriate instruction
- Administer appropriate assessments to measure language
proficiency according to state and district guidelines
- Demonstrate strong organizational, communication, public
relations, and interpersonal skills
Working Conditions (Mental Demands/Physical
Ability to maintain emotional control under stress.
Ability to work with frequent interruptions.
Ability to work with students, parents, peers, and superiors
especially during stressful periods of time.