English Language Development Teacher

The English Language Development teacher will work with the school’s classroom teachers by providing supplemental support, staff development, and on-site coaching to enhance instruction and improve student achievement. They will also assist the Executive Director to plan, monitor and evaluate the instructional program, provide interventions and tutoring for students, and perform relative duties as required.

This is a .5 FTE position.

Salary Range (.5 FTE): $21,000 – $31,000

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of child cognitive development and different learning styles, especially as they relate to students with special needs and English Language Learners (ELLs). 
  • Knowledge of curriculum development and assessments 
  • Knowledge of effective language immersion and ELL teaching practices, including Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) 
  • Knowledge of data-driven instructional decision-making 
  • Ability to analyze and use qualitative and quantitative student academic performance data to guide classroom practice 
  • Demonstrated interest in and ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents, and community 

Responsibilities: 

  • Working with classroom teachers and ELLs to ensure language development education students and ELLs 
  • Providing interventions for special education students and ELLs
  • Assisting in the development and delivery of training for administrative staff, certificates and classified staff in a variety of topics related to special education and ELLs 
  • Providing supplemental support and assistance to all classroom teachers, including analysis of data using the school’s student information system and student assessment system 

Education, Training and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Valid Colorado State teaching certificate
  • State endorsement for Culturally Linguistically Diverse (CLD) or Linguistically Diverse Education (LED), or completion of an approved district ELA training program. 
  • 2+ years classroom teaching experience 
  • Experience with English Language Learners 

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally be required to bend, stoop or kneel

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.  In addition, the incumbent may be requested to occasionally perform other tasks.

All prospective employees must successfully complete a Department of Justice fingerprinting background check and reference checks to ensure the safety of the faculty, staff and students of FASDenver. 


The French American School of Denver does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status or veteran status. French American School of Denver also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees.