Position Description

2021-2022 English Language Learner Coordinator/Teacher
Location GH Arizona - Phoenix
Job Category Academy - Faculty (Teachers, Asst. Teachers, ESS / SPED)
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Position: 2021-2022 English Language Learner Teacher

Location: Phoenix, AZ

FLSA: Salaried/Exempt


The  EL Teacher creates and implements activities and lessons based on ELP Standards for the language development of EL students. They also provide 60 minutes daily/300 minutes weekly of required instruction for elementary level EL students or 50 minutes daily/250 minutes weekly for secondary level EL students.


The  EL Teacher supports students in acquiring English through the language development approach. EL Teachers create lesson plans that target specific ELP standards based on the student’s proficiency level and grade level and monitor their progress to promote their language acquisition. 

 Ongoing Tasks: 

  • Attend meetings with parents, ELC, PEA, and teacher 

  • Attend grade- or subject-level meetings to help plan integrated EL instruction  

  • Collaborate with  grade-level teachers to determine students’ strengths and weaknesses for lesson planning 

  • Monitor students’ progress through quarterly reports 

  • Create and maintain a schedule for targeted instruction time with PEA and  grade-level teachers 

  • Collaborate with  grade-level teachers to identify and implement any accommodations necessary for the student to access the curriculum  

  • Participate in professional development opportunities at  the Phoenix Home Office 

  • Create lesson plans  aligned with ELP standards 

  • Collaborate with ELC on student AZELLA results  

REQUIREMENTS (for Teachers and Coordinators)

  • Candidates must hold at least a bachelor’s degree and a valid Arizona teaching certification, with an SEI or EL Endorsement or the equivalent SEI or EL training, if not certificated.

  • Candidates must be proficient in the use of technology.

  • Great Hearts teachers must also demonstrate a commitment to and love for the liberal arts and a commitment to diversity.


The ideal candidate has previous experience working with English Language Learners.


  • Great benefits

  • Strong administrative support

  • Collaborating team members 

Job Type: Part-time Position

Job Location:

  • Phoenix, AZ

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year


You may send any questions you have or an email stating interest (be sure to include your resume) to: gflatt@archwaychandler.org . For more information regarding Great Hearts Academies or for help completing your application contact  careers@greatheartsamerica.org  


This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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