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Middle School ELA Teacher -

Posted on 2022-05-13 2:12:40 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fisd116%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D1446&data=05%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C83b2d70bbcc743df07b608da35148a36%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637880659581805776%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=zpreiZqkoh28CB9CnS5HY4Yo0JhfXPx2SsX48xvfwaU%3D&reserved=0> Middle School ELA Teacher Position Purpose Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing, foster communication skills, develop an understanding and appreciation of literature of all types, motivate students to read a wide variety of publications to derive information, comprehend and critically assess the reading materials, and to promote the development of skills in the field of English reading, grammar and syntax. Essential Functions * Develops and administers English education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives. * Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning. * Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction. * Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs. * Maintains familiarity with district and standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests. * Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research. * Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws. * Encourages parental involvement in students education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. * Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. * Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees. Additional Duties Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. * Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught. * Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. * Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. * Ability to organize and coordinate work. * Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. * Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. * Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work. Qualifications Profile Certification/License: * Minnesota State Teaching License * 5-12 ELA License * K-6 Elementary Ed. License with English emphasis Education: * Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. Experience: Successful prior teaching experiences in English a plus. FLSA Status: Exempt Pillager School District #116 uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=05%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C83b2d70bbcc743df07b608da35148a36%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637880659581805776%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=pV8SqMq1veDTWa1uBJJMWaiw07v%2BmSGRkmt82NlMR0U%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online This email may contain information that is confidential or attorney-client privileged and may constitute inside information. 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Middle School ELA Teacher

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing, foster communication skills, develop an understanding and appreciation of literature of all types, motivate students to read a wide variety of publications to derive information, comprehend and critically assess the reading materials, and to promote the development of skills in the field of English reading, grammar and syntax.

Essential Functions
  • Develops and administers English education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs.
  • Maintains familiarity with district and standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

 
Qualifications Profile

Certification/License:

  • Minnesota State Teaching License
    • 5-12 ELA License
    • K-6 Elementary Ed. License with English emphasis
Education:
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
Experience:
Successful prior teaching experiences in English a plus.
 
FLSA Status:       Exempt

Pillager School District #116 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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