Job Posting Description, ESL Assistant (19-20 school year)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Administration Building
Application Open: 06/03/2019, Filing Deadline: 08/09/2019
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
209 ESL Assistant


The ESL Specialist coordinates the LEP program for children and consults with parents who are Limited English Proficient.  The ESL Specialist supervises the LEP program and insures appropriate student scheduling and provides the needed materials for the LEP Instructional Assistants the ESL Specialist incorporates current technology and provides guidelines for the use of that technology to support English language learners at all service centers.  The ESL Specialist coordinates activities to maintain accurate LEP student records.  The ESL Specialist coordinates testing and assigns various levels of LEP students into appropriate instructional LEP levels and defines the number and length of instructional sessions for al LEP students.  The ESL Specialist consults with parents who are Limited English Proficient and communicates with parents, teachers and students with regards to any academic/behavioral problem or complaint.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Meet with LEP instructional Assistants to work on improving English Language skills for English language learners
  • Set up technology to assist the student in English language learning
  • Assist in goal setting for LEP Instructional Assistants
  • Informally evaluate students' needs
  • Assists in preparing learning activities that will move students toward their learning goals
  • Maintain accurate student records
  • Complete all DOE required reports
  • Coordinate assessment program as required by DOE
  • Consult with parents, teachers and students
  • Secure materials and supplies
  • Manage the day to day activities of the Instructional Assistants
  • Be an interpreter when needed at all levels K-12


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred
  • Experience in the area of ESL for both children and adult learners
  • Experience using technology
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Positive interpersonal skills, enjoys interacting with people
  • Dependable yet flexible

 Salary and Benefits

$13.19 / per hour

No Benefits

Monday through Friday, school calendar year

The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.

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