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ASPIRA of Illinois – Leadership Through Education

ASPIRA of Illinois seeks to achieve academic excellence for every scholar in a culturally relevant learning environment that empowers scholars through high-quality education, youth development, and civic engagement. ASPIRA strives to ensure all scholars are prepared for post-secondary education and meaningful careers.

Position Summary:

Provide oversight to the ASPIRA English Teacher programs and monitor the implementation of English language and compliance with regulations in each campus and respective school philosophy.

ASPIRA English Language TEACHER Essential Functions:

  • Direct English Language Learner services, activities and related educational programs
  • Coordinate testing for English Language Learner to measure effectiveness of curriculum or services and to interpret English learner’s intellectual and social development and group, and school progress
  • Formulate and design procedures to determine if program objectives are being met
  • Develop questionnaires and interviews school staff and administrators to obtain information about curriculum and instruction
  • Evaluate data and prepares narrative and statistical reports as required
  • Formulate recommendations and procedures for current and proposed units of instruction
  • Develop in-service training program for staff and parents
  • Advise principal in the evaluation of ELL teachers for the purpose of carrying out objectives within areas of responsibility 
  • Act as liaison and coordinate services with Chicago Public Schools to provide appropriate services to students and staff and address related issues
  • Establish and maintain an English language learner’s library of resources at each campus
  • Maintain positive, cooperative, and mutually supportive relationships with the central administration, parents, and representatives of resource agencies
  • Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents, school personnel, and agencies associated with the school
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field.  Prefer a Master’s Degree.
  • A minimum of four years of related experience with teachers of middle/high schools, urban school setting preferred
  • Expertise in curriculum development and educational policies and practices of English language learners 
  • Hold a teaching certificate and English Language Learner Endorsement
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English) 

Statement of other duties: This document describes the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.

Job Category: Teacher
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Aspira Business & Finance High School

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