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Elementary Education Teacher - Discovery Charter School

Posted on 2018-08-10 8:01:34 AM

Listing expires 2018-09-07 12:00:00 AM

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Description: This is a full-time position as a grade 3 teacher working at Discovery Charter School. This position is available for 2018-2019 school year. Required Qualifications: * Valid MN Teaching License in Elementary Education * Experience in STEM programs preferred Responsibilities: * Demonstrate solid content knowledge and pedagogical practices that reflect current research and best practices. * Teach district approved curriculum without proselytizing to students about his/her own cultural, political, religious, or philosophical beliefs. * Create instructional goals that are connected to standards, are measurable, establish high expectations, and are relevant to students' lives * Deliver differentiated instruction that supports student differences, learning needs, and exceptionalities. * Implement learning activities that are highly relevant, student active, and maintain organization while allowing for student choice. * Provide student assessments that are congruent with learning goals and are used to help students' progress toward mastery of standards. * Create and maintain a classroom environment that promotes caring and respect, is conducive to effective learning and meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students. * Establish clear standards and classroom procedures for student behavior that address individual needs in a respectful and preventative manner. * Address the needs of 21st century learners through the integration of technology into classroom instruction and student learning activities. * Monitor and assess student progress through both formative and summative assessments and adjust student instruction accordingly. * Provide feedback to students and parents that is accurate, constructive, substantive, specific, timely, and provided in a manner that promotes students' learning. * Display accurate knowledge of the diverse cultures of students and consistently demonstrate understanding of cultural influences on student's behavior and success. * Demonstrate awareness of the impact of culture and race on the achievement gaps and regularly uses formative and summative data to make instructional decisions including the use of differentiated instructional strategies that are culturally responsive and meet students' learning needs * Adapts curriculum to reflect multicultural content and perspectives Professional Responsibilities: * Establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with students, peers, and parents. * Demonstrate effective written and oral communication with parents/guardians that displays cultural sensitivity. * Collaborate with others to improve professional practice and student achievement. * Understand and practice School Board policies and adhere to federal and state laws that apply to his/her job assignment. Discovery Charter School will embrace a multidisciplinary curriculum with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to provide a challenging learning environment that values creativity, diversity and multiculturalism to prepare its students for life-long learning, collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving. Apply for this position by sending application materials to hlines@discoverymn.org<mailto:hlines@discoverymn.org> Please include a cover letter, resume, copy of licensure, and three letters of recommendation. Position posting closes when position has been filled. Please call the Discovery Charter School Office at 651-444-8464 if you have any questions. Heather Lines, Executive Director 4100 66th Street East Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

Description:

This is a full-time position as a grade 3 teacher working at Discovery Charter School. This position is available for 2018-2019 school year.


Required Qualifications:

  • Valid MN Teaching License in Elementary Education

  • Experience in STEM programs preferred


Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate solid content knowledge and pedagogical practices that reflect current research and best practices.

  • Teach district approved curriculum without proselytizing to students about his/her own cultural, political, religious, or philosophical beliefs.

  • Create instructional goals that are connected to standards, are measurable, establish high expectations, and are relevant to students' lives

  • Deliver differentiated instruction that supports student differences, learning needs, and exceptionalities.

  • Implement learning activities that are highly relevant, student active, and maintain organization while allowing for student choice.

  • Provide student assessments that are congruent with learning goals and are used to help students' progress toward mastery of standards.

  • Create and maintain a classroom environment that promotes caring and respect, is conducive to effective learning and meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.

  • Establish clear standards and classroom procedures for student behavior that address individual needs in a respectful and preventative manner.

  • Address the needs of 21st century learners through the integration of technology into classroom instruction and student learning activities.

  • Monitor and assess student progress through both formative and summative assessments and adjust student instruction accordingly.

  • Provide feedback to students and parents that is accurate, constructive, substantive, specific, timely, and provided in a manner that promotes students' learning.

  • Display accurate knowledge of the diverse cultures of students and consistently demonstrate understanding of cultural influences on student's behavior and success.

  • Demonstrate awareness of the impact of culture and race on the achievement gaps and regularly uses formative and summative data to make instructional decisions including the use of differentiated instructional strategies that are culturally responsive and meet students' learning needs

  • Adapts curriculum to reflect multicultural content and perspectives

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with students, peers, and parents.

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication with parents/guardians that displays cultural sensitivity.

  • Collaborate with others to improve professional practice and student achievement.

  • Understand and practice School Board policies and adhere to federal and state laws that apply to his/her job assignment.

 

Discovery Charter School will embrace a multidisciplinary curriculum with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to provide a challenging learning environment that values creativity, diversity and multiculturalism to prepare its students for life-long learning, collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving. 


Apply for this position by sending application materials to hlines@discoverymn.org  Please include a cover letter, resume, copy of licensure, and three letters of recommendation.


Position posting closes when position has been filled.


Please call the Discovery Charter School Office at 651-444-8464 if you have any questions.


Heather Lines, Executive Director

4100 66th Street East

Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076