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Multilingual/ English Language Learner Coordinator (MELLC)

Elevate K-12

Elevate K-12

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

About Us: Elevate K-12 is on a mission to ensure every student receives a high-quality education, regardless of zip code. We are changing the way classrooms work by creating a brand new category of LIVE, virtual classroom instruction that gives students access to exceptional, certified, live teachers through our two-sided network. Our teachers are securely streamed in from across the country into thousands of classrooms, providing instruction that would otherwise be unavailable in many districts across the U.S. Our goal is to enable high-quality, live teaching for every learner in the U.S., from kindergarten through their first jobs, so they can identify and pursue their unique passions in life. We are the new way to the classroom!

Elevate K-12 is a series-C funded (led by General Catalyst), high-growth, EdTech company enjoying strong business momentum. We are growing rapidly within a $72B+ TAM and have a first-mover/first-scaler advantage. We are working to become an iconic EdTech brand in live teaching, uplifting the lives of millions of students and creating unique job opportunities for teachers in this new, innovative category of education.

The Role:

The Multilingual/English Language Learner Coordinator (contractor) plays a pivotal role in ensuring the academic success of MLL/ELL students and supporting their teachers in implementing effective instructional strategies. This position involves collecting, analyzing, and utilizing data to inform decision-making and provide targeted support to teachers, academic coaches, and managers to promote best practices in MLL/ELL instruction.

What you will do:

· Provide pre-launch program support to teachers, academic coaches, and customer support team members by collecting, analyzing, and distributing student MLL/ELL data, monitoring teacher allocation, and providing program-specific onboarding training for teachers and academic coaches.

· Observe MLL/ELL identified classes to ensure Multilingual Learner strategies and differentiation are being used through weekly virtual observations and in-person on a semester basis or based on district needs.

· Regularly monitor student and customer data to inform academic coaches, program coordinators, and teachers for MLL/ELL student support.

· Attend District team meetings with instructional managers and specialists to review data, provide feedback, and offer best practice suggestions related to English Language Learner strategies on a quarterly basis

· Create additional professional development for teachers, classroom coaches, and customer support team members on best practices based on data trends

Qualifications:

· ELL Endorsement Required: Candidates must possess a valid ELL endorsement or certification, demonstrating specialized training and expertise in English Language Learner instruction.

· 2+ year Previous Experience in an ELL Coordinator Role Required: Ideal candidates should have prior experience working in an ELL coordinator or similar role, with a proven track record of effectively supporting ELL students and educators.

· Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master's Degree Preferred: A Master's degree in Education, or a related field is preferred, although candidates with equivalent experience and qualifications will also be considered.

· TX, CO, IL Location Preferred: Candidates located in Texas, Colorado, or Illinois are preferred, as these states have specific educational contexts and requirements relevant to ELL instruction.

· Bilingual English and Spanish Preferred: Fluency in both English and Spanish is preferred. Bilingual proficiency enhances communication and support for ELL students.

· Program management skills: Strong organizational skills, ability to support and manage multiple programs, detail oriented.

· Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Teams and specifically Excel.

· Skilled in analyzing, interpreting and presenting data findings and trends

· Strong cross functional communication skills and ability to create and lead presentations

What we offer:

· An amazing team of “Elevaters” with a strong, inclusive, and diverse work culture

· Strong High-Performance Based Culture with High Growth Potential

· Our Team of Elevaters are: Problem Solvers, Passionate, Motivated, Thirsty for Knowledge & Mission Driven

· Flexible, At-Home Work Environment & Schedule

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity, gender expression, change of sex, and transgender status), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.