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Lakes International Language Academy

246 11th Ave SE
Forest Lake, MN, United States

Phone: 651-464-0771
Web Site: https://www.mylila.org/

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English Language Development Teacher


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Forest Lake, MN, United States 



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Full time



Job Description:

Join an amazing International team!

LILA prepares tomorrow’s critical thinkers and global citizens through language acquisition and inquiry-driven study. LILA offers either Spanish or Mandarin Chinese language immersion in Pre-K - 5th Grade. LILA offers an immersion continuation program in both languages for grades 6 - 12, as well as being entry points for non-immersion students coming from other schools. Many of our staff are originally from Spanish-speaking countries or from China.

Not all positions at Lakes International Language Academy require a second language. You can view an up-to-the-minute list of current openings, then chat with one of our representatives about your background and how you might fit into the picture at LILA.

Job Requirements:

Job Description: English Language Development Teachers bring the concepts of language learning and the International Baccalaureate program to life for their students.

  • Evaluate, instruct, and improve English proficiency in students who speak a language other than English at home. 

  • Communicate language needs and student progress to classroom teachers, administrators, and families.

  • Create a safe and welcoming learning environment.

  • Administer academic and language assessments to evaluate student progress in language acquisition.

  • Maintain complete and accurate records of student progress.

  • Adapt curriculum to provide individual, small group, and/or remedial instruction to meet the needs of students.

  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students

  • Communicate with parents regarding program goals, classroom activities, homework, school functions and student progress.

  • Infuse international-mindedness into the curriculum on a continual basis.

  • Incorporate hands-on learning activities into daily instruction.

  • Participate in regular planning and staff development activities.

  • Participate in professional development for creating a caring learning atmosphere and for using the International Baccalaureate Programmes (PYP, MYP, DP).

  • Other duties as apparent or assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

  • Valid Minnesota teaching license for English as a Second Language.


  • Experience teaching/living abroad is preferred.

  • Teaching experience in middle or high school is preferred.

  • Teaching experience in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years or Diploma Programmes is preferred.

  • Experience with Responsive Classroom and/or Developmental Designs is preferred.