Position:   English as a New Language (ENL) Teacher

Status:       Full Time Exempt

Duration:     10.5 Month Employee

Location:  Hertel Campus


Our Mission

The Elmwood Village Charter Schools provide a stimulating and engaging learning environment that recognizes student capability, fosters their connectedness to their immediate and broader communities, and offers them ways to contribute to school life. EVCS believes that all students can and will learn at high levels when provided with the right learning conditions.


Who we are

     We are passionate about social-emotional learning and believe it is as important as the academic curriculum, and children must meet with social success before they can achieve high levels of academic success.

     We have a strong belief in social justice and believe that every voice matters. We value diversity and a wide variety of perspectives. Our leaders are committed to preparing students to be critical thinkers who use their voices for active civic engagement.

     Our students are exposed to a strong academic program that emphasizes social responsibility, arts integration, multiculturalism, and community alliances.

     The EVCS community values relationships with our staff, students and families.

     Our students experience academic success in an intimate, peaceful, and diverse school community that appreciates different learning styles.

     Students know that they are valued and respected, and each one of them can contribute to school life.

     We put students first - all decisions are made around what is best for students.

     We act with urgency - we set a plan of action with urgency in response to student outcomes and needs.

     We always seek to be better - we believe seeking feedback and professional growth directly impacts students’ growth

     We work as a team - we collaborate to achieve shared goals.


The Opportunity

We are looking for a student-centered, dynamic teacher who will:

     Create lesson plans for small groups of ENL students

     Develop and deliver lessons that develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen to content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning targets

     Administer academic and learning assessments for the purpose of evaluating each student’s progress toward meeting academic learning standards and progress in language acquisition

     Ensure that English learners have meaningful access to all school resources

     Apply appropriate teaching strategies consistent with student needs, selected curriculum, and time allocations

     Work with other classroom teachers for in class strategies

     Consult and collaborate with regular education staff, support staff, and administration regarding strategies for student success

     Make appropriate use of instructional time; maintain an appropriate physical environment and appropriate individual, class, and program records

     Communicate regularly with parents regarding student progress, utilizing means such as parent teacher conferences, telephone calls, and quarterly written progress reports

     Provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive learning environment with high expectations that encourage student responsibility


What We Look For

We want someone who:

     Has commitment to the Mission and Core Values of Elmwood Village Charter School

     Has commitment to continuous improvement principles

     Can form relationships and work with young children in a nurturing school environment

     Has a passion and commitment for social justice, diversity and equity in education

     Can communicate in a positive and professional manner across the school

     Can build interpersonal relationships with diverse audiences

     Maintains a positive attitude, even in the face of pressure

     Is a team player and open to receiving feedback

     Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and is flexible

     Is solutions-oriented and completes tasks and projects effectively and in a timely manner

     Takes initiative, prioritizes tasks effectively, and can work independently with little direction

     Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion in the dissemination of information

     Can gather and organize data and solve problems effectively



     Certification in English To Speakers Of Other Languages

     Bachelor’s Degree in Education

     Ability to pass a NYS Education Department background check

     Excellent writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and the ability to work both independently and on a team.


Preferred Qualifications

     Two or more years of teaching experience

     Master’s Degree in Education

What We Offer    

EVCS offers an excellent working environment supported by our shared leadership team to ensure each person’s strengths can be utilized and fostered.

EVCS offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.


EVCS believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our community to thrive. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Join Our Team

To apply to this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter on Elmwood Village Charter Schools Website: http://www.evcsbuffalo.org/careers/


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