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Language Arts Teacher (High School),Full-Time - Community School of Excellence

Posted on 2020-01-17 9:14:44 AM

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Title: Language Arts Teacher (High School) Status: 10 month, Full time, Exempt Reports to: Education Leader Date of Description: January 2020 School Year: 2020-2021 Primary Functions of the Position: The Language Arts teacher will provide instruction and supervision for secondary grade level students. The Language Arts teacher will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive Language Arts curriculum according to the school&#8217;s program objectives to students; conduct instruction that is coherent, purposeful and engaging; and continually assesses student development and performance; prepare and provide feedback on student progress to student and family. Contribute to the life of the school outside the classroom by participating in school events, school committees, and personal development trainings. Major Position Responsibilities: Planning and preparation: &#8226; Develop lesson plans that meet the requirements of the school&#8217;s academic plan &#8226; Design lesson plans that reflect differentiation in student learning styles and abilities &#8226; Prepares instructional materials, books, equipment to adequately deliver lessons plans &#8226; Prepares lessons that engage, meet individual needs and interests of students * Provide adequate information, plans and materials for substitute teachers * Maintain accurate, complete and appropriate records and files Instruction and assessment: &#8226; Prepare unit plans and conduct daily classroom instruction to appropriate instructional level &#8226; Uses a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing pupils, including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and lectures. &#8226; Observe and evaluate student&#8217;s to determine student progress or to make suggestions for improvement. * Ability to use informal and formal assessments to monitor student performance. * Ensure instructional practice and curriculum foster critical inquiry, analysis, and evaluation * Integrate technology and media as appropriate to teach lessons that engage students and further enhance their knowledge. Classroom Management: * Organize the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment * Clearly establish effective rules and procedures that mirror school wide expectations to help students identify expectations and appropriate behavior. * Maintain order and implement disciplinary actions for student misbehavior when necessary Student and Family engagement and support: * Maintain a healthy learning environment for the students both academically and socially * Ability to communicate, motivate and build relationships with students &#8226; Provide feedback to students and parents on a student&#8217;s progress at conferences and other meetings. Position Specifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities &#8226; General knowledge of computer usage and ability to use e-mail, internet and word processing software, spreadsheets, smart board technology, Google applications. &#8226; Work well with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds. &#8226; Be knowledgeable of and adhere to school values, code of conduct, policies and procedures. &#8226; Provide direction and supervision for all school activities to which assigned (coach, supervisor, chaperon, etc.). &#8226; Participate in the development and implementation of district goals and plans. &#8226; Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor Job Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Licensure: A valid Minnesota Teacher's License (applicable level-area endorsements preferred). Experience: Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience. Teaching experience in diverse cultural settings is valued. Interested applicants should apply by sending the following credentials and completed application to HR@csemn.org<mailto:HR@csemn.org> or to the school address at: Community School of Excellence School District #4181, 270 Larpenteur Ave West, St. Paul, MN 55113 Please submit the following: 1. Letter of interest 2. Current Resume 3. Completed CSE application<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fdocument%2Fd%2F1BF2GhjbvCjbbKgB0undv6yvzidHxATB04ylHTmsJuI8%2Fedit&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C0e570ba7870a49fb964608d79b5ff92c%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637148708843449765&sdata=DHUf6D6ZKYAFzZmF0asFUwyqaRMXqgJJsvtkr89QIIs%3D&reserved=0>

Title: Language Arts Teacher (High School)

Status:  10 month, Full time, Exempt

Reports to:  Education Leader

Date of Description: January 2020

School Year: 2020-2021

 


Primary Functions of the Position:

The Language Arts teacher will provide instruction and supervision for secondary grade level students.  The Language Arts teacher will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive Language Arts curriculum according to the school’s program objectives to students; conduct instruction that is coherent, purposeful and engaging; and continually assesses student development and performance; prepare and provide feedback on student progress to student and family.  Contribute to the life of the school outside the classroom by participating in school events, school committees, and personal development trainings.

Major Position Responsibilities:

 

Planning and preparation:

·         Develop lesson plans that meet the requirements of the school’s academic plan

·         Design lesson plans that reflect differentiation in student learning styles and abilities

·         Prepares instructional materials, books, equipment to adequately deliver lessons plans

·         Prepares lessons that engage, meet individual needs and interests of students

  • Provide adequate information, plans and materials for substitute teachers
  • Maintain accurate, complete and appropriate records and files

 

Instruction and assessment:

·         Prepare unit plans and conduct daily classroom instruction to appropriate instructional level

·         Uses a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing pupils, including lectures, demonstrations, discussions,  and lectures.

·         Observe and evaluate student’s to determine student progress or to make suggestions for improvement.

  • Ability to use informal and formal assessments to monitor student performance.
  • Ensure instructional practice and curriculum foster critical inquiry, analysis, and evaluation
  • Integrate technology and media as appropriate to teach lessons that engage students and further enhance their knowledge.

 

Classroom Management:

  • Organize the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment
  • Clearly establish effective rules and procedures that mirror school wide expectations to help students identify expectations and appropriate behavior.
  • Maintain order and implement disciplinary actions for student misbehavior when necessary

 

Student and Family engagement and support:

  • Maintain a healthy learning environment for the students both academically and socially
  • Ability to communicate, motivate and build relationships with students

·         Provide feedback to students and parents on a student’s progress at conferences and other meetings.

 

Position Specifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

·         General knowledge of computer usage and ability to use e-mail, internet and word processing software, spreadsheets, smart board technology, Google applications.

·         Work well with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds.

·         Be knowledgeable of and adhere to school values, code of conduct, policies and procedures.

·         Provide direction and supervision for all school activities to which assigned (coach, supervisor, chaperon, etc.).

·         Participate in the development and implementation of district goals and plans.

·         Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor

 

Job Qualifications:

Education:        Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.

Licensure:        A valid Minnesota Teacher's License (applicable level-area endorsements preferred).

Experience:      Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience. Teaching experience in diverse cultural settings is valued. 

Interested applicants should apply by sending the following credentials and completed application to HR@csemn.org or to the school address at:

Community School of Excellence School District #4181, 270 Larpenteur Ave West, St. Paul, MN 55113

 

Please submit the following:

1. Letter of interest
2. Current Resume
3. Completed CSE application