Hiring Plan for teachers working with English Language Learners Anderson County Schools complies with state requirements and guidelines in the employment of teachers of English Language Learners. The guidelines are described below:
All teachers of any language instruction for English Learners (ELs) will be fluent and competent in the four domains of language assessed by the English Language Proficiency Assessment: reading ,writing, speaking and listening. As required by the , ESSA potential ESL teachers’ listening and speaking skills will be evaluated through the interview process. Reading and fluency will be documented through the successful completion of the ESL Praxis and university course work shown through a transcript from an English speaking university. One writing sample will be required during the interview process to evaluate writing ability.
“Prospective ESL teachers must have ESL certification and highly qualified status as indicated by successfully completing the ESL Praxis.