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  • 09/26/2016 2:41 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Pontiac Academy for Excellence is seeking a full time ESL Teacher & EL Coordinator to start as soon as possible.

    While the posting [below] lists an expiration date of Friday, September 30th, the position will remain open until filled, so don’t let that date deter you from applying.


    Please contact with any questions.

    JOB TITLE:                               ESL Coordinator / Teacher

    DEPARTMENT:                         High School

    POSTING DATE:                       September 23, 2016               

    EXPIRATION DATE:                 September 30, 2016

    START DATE OF POSITION:   Immediately

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  (other duties may be assigned)

    • Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities
    • Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP)
    • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
    • Implement procedures and coordinate the process to identify ELL students at all grade levels district wide including review of student data and testing of students
    • Use of data effectively to enhance the achievement of students
    • Develop and revise ESL curriculum as needed
    • Oversee the district-wide WIDA Testing
    • Coordinate the district program for ELL students
    • Collaborate with district staff and outside personnel to provide educational opportunities for ELL students
    • Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the ESL program and implement changes based on the finding
    • Consult with parents, administrators, counselors, teachers, community agencies and other relevant individuals regarding ELL students
    • Develop and conduct/arrange for staff development sessions, including sessions on various instruction methods, enriched learning in classroom settings, and methods for identifying ELL students


    Students, Student Aides and Parent helpers


    BA degree in area of major study; Master’s Degree a plus

    Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate - Secondary

    Endorsements Accepted:  NS, BA, EX, CC, CF

    Highly Qualified Certification and Successful Background Check

    Please send resume and cover letter to:

    Charter School Services of Michigan, Inc.

    196 Cesar E. Chavez

    Pontiac, MI 48342

    Attn:  Human Resources

  • 09/09/2016 12:58 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Wyoming Public Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.

    2 Category: District Teaching/Title IELL Teachers

    Apply Online

    Date Posted: 9/9/2016
    Location: District - Elementary Focus and Secondary Focus
    Date of Availability: ASAP

    ELL Teachers

    Position Purpose
    Under the general supervision of the District's ELL Coordinator, the ELL Teacher will facilitate ELL student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum while providing the classroom teacher with assistance in providing instruction to students' whose first language is not English; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

    Essential Functions

    • Develops and administers school elementary or secondary curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
    • Knowledge of Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP).
    • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
    • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
    • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
    • Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and procedures of the c school system.
    • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
    • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
    • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
    • Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
    • Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
    • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
    • Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation.
    • Administers standardized tests in accordance with District testing programs.

    Additional Duties
    Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                    Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
    • Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts.
    • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
    • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
    • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
    • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
    • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

    Qualifications Profile


    • State of Michigan Certification as a Teacher
    • Endorsement in ELL (NS) preferred or enrollment in ELL (NS)  or bi-lingual (YF) program required
    • Spanish speaking ability preferred


    • Bachelors from an accredited college or university
    • SIOP training preferred

    Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade levels a plus.  Experience in working with At-Risk student population preferred. 

    Wyoming Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

  • 09/09/2016 11:41 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The Literacy Center of Western Michigan in Grand Rapids, Michigan is looking for an instructor to do some contractual work teaching a class this September on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:15 – 1:45pm.  Interested instructors should send a resume and cover letter ASAP to Chad Patton at Review of interested applicants will begin immediately.

  • 08/31/2016 1:24 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The ESL for Academic Purposes program at Macomb Community College is looking for a teacher to teach a class that runs from September 20 - December 13 at our South campus located at 12 Mile and Hayes in Warren, Michigan. Candidates are required by the college to have a Master's degree in TESOL or Applied Linguistics or in a related field with ESL teaching experience. If you are interested, please send a current resume to Theresa Pruett-Said at . Also if you have further questions, you can send an email to the same address.

  • 08/31/2016 1:19 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)


    309 S. State Street • P.O. Box 8231 • Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107 •

    August 29, 2016

    ESL TEACHERS NEEDED: The Michigan Language Center at 309 South State Street in downtown Ann Arbor is accepting resumes for teachers to teach English to international students 6, 10, 14, 16 or 20 hours per week.

    There may be classes available in September and there are also

    possibilities for future employment.

    A university degree, ESL certification or a related advanced degree and previous experience in an ESL classroom situation is absolutely necessary. An MA degree in ESL or a related field is preferred.

    Send an email with a resume and a cover letter to the following:

    Please do not call.

  • 08/31/2016 1:11 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    From Oakland Community College's Royal Oak Campus:

    We are looking for an instructor to teach our Bridge Class (true beginners) at OCC Royal Oak Campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6-9:00pm. The class starts on Thursday, 09/01. If you are interested please contact Kate Liggett, or Monika Oery, as soon as possible. 

  • 08/02/2016 7:26 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Language Center International (LCI) is located in Southfield, Michigan. 

    We are soliciting resumes for our fall terms for ESL instructors at Language Center International due to relocation of current staff members. Please send a cover letter and resume to

    Interviews starting August 16th

    August/October 2016: Classes August 29-October 14

    October/December 2016: Classes October 24-December 9

    Full-time Position ESL program:

    A full-time ESL instructor must possess a minimum of a Master’s Degree in one of the following fields: ESL, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Foreign Languages, Second Language Acquisition or other field appropriate for the instructional program(s) of the school together with experience teaching English as a Second Language in a classroom environment and working with adult international students at a postsecondary level. Non-native speakers of English must possess near native abilities in English with minimal errors in writing and speaking. All full-time instructors must have the ability to teach all subjects at all levels effectively. All full-time instructors must have excellent communication skills and knowledge of computer operations: e-mail, word processing, simple spreadsheets, Internet use. All full-time instructors must provide proof of educational qualifications, identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

    Starting salary: $26,500. 

    Health Insurance Available 

    Paid vacation weeks in August and December 

    Sick days and personal days

    Bonuses and pension plan benefits.

    Part-time Positions ESL program:

    All applicants must have a minimum of a BA degree. Preference is given to applicants with an MA or higher in ESL, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or Foreign Languages. Applicants without a degree in ESL should have a minimum of the equivalent of three months of full-time ESL teaching experience, or a certificate in teaching ESL or foreign language that includes a practice teaching component. All applicants should have experience working with adult international students; possess native or near native abilities in English with minimal errors in writing and speaking and have good communication skills and knowledge of computer operations. Knowledge of a second language and overseas experience are preferable but not required.

    New part-time instructors with a BA start at $22.00 per hour. MA instructors start at $23. Bonuses and pension plan are additional benefits. 

    Instructors paid for school cancellation days and national holidays during a term.


  • 06/21/2016 8:32 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The English Language Institute at Northern Michigan University seeks an experienced instructor for our Summer 2016 program. Spend a month in beautiful Marquette from July 13 - August 5 with optional paid trip to Chicago (August 7-10). Hourly pay up to $3,400 with private dormitory housing provided.

    The website for this summer program is, and the program can be reached at ESL@NMU.EDU.

  • 06/11/2016 11:35 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Lamphere Public Schools has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.


    ESL Teacher

     JobID: 21243

    Position Type:Instructional - High School/ESL

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    Closing Date:
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    Date Posted:

    Lamphere High School - Madison Heights, MI

    Date Available:
    2016/2017 school year

    Description:  ESL Teacher  

    Placement:  2016/2017 school year

    Salary:  At the appropriate Step on the salary schedule

    Minimum Qualifications:

    1.  Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with an ESL Endorsement (NS)
    2.  Endorsement in Language Arts (BA) required 
    3.  Experience working with English Language Learners (ELLs) and their families
    4.  Demonstrated commitment to providing students with the language skills necessary to achieve success in the regular classroom
    5.  Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching strategies to make learning personal and valued
    6.  Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively with students, parents, and staff members
    7.  Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable
    Application Procedure:

    Qualified candidates interested in this position should apply on line using the procedures below:
    Click on "Employment Opportunities"
    Click on "View all open positions in OHRC districts"
    Click on "Broken Down by District"
    Click on "Lamphere"
    Then follow the prompts 

    If you have any questions, contact Heather Prain in the Human Resource Office at (248) 589-1990 x2009.

    It shall be the policy of the district not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status or handicap status in the employment of personnel.

  • 05/16/2016 11:12 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.

    BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; recreation center membership and many other benefits.

    Program Director of English as a Second Language (ESL)

    Office of International Programs

    Required Job Qualifications:

    • Goal-oriented leader with ability to act responsibly and entrepreneurially in initiating action plans for change and improvement;

    • Professional knowledge of ESL approaches and methodologies, including assessment techniques, test/measurement principles, and instructional material design and development; 

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills; 

    • Comfortable and enthusiastic in a wide range of cultural groups and cross-cultural relationships; 

    • Effective time management skills; 

    • Ability to use MS Office products; 

    • Ability to manage a budget and keep accurate records; 

    • Ability to communicate clearly in English to non-native speakers; 

    • A citizen or lawful permanent; resident of the United States; 

    • Possession of a current valid unrestricted driver’s license.


    • Master’s degree in Linguistics, humanities or teaching a foreign language; 

    • A minimum of two years of teaching ESL full time or equivalent, including experience developing curriculum and teaching material; 

    • Experience learning a foreign language is a plus; 

    • At least two years management experience required, experience supervising and evaluating teaching staff a plus;

    • Experience with SEVIS, non-immigrant regulations and USCIS a plus.

    Understanding and commitment to Kettering University Values

    a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students.

    b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.

    c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.

    d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all

    e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

    For a detailed job description, required qualifications and application instructions, go to


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