ENGLISH TEACHER (7-12)

Watson Chapel School District ( learn more )

Pine Bluff , Arkansas ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2890254
  • Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
  • Posted : February 7, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 3, 2018

Job Description

******* Possible Opening*******

The Watson Chapel Board of Education announces openings for an English Teacher (7-12)
Start Date: August 2018 Work Schedule: 190 Days
Application must be made electronically through Watson Chapel School District website
The Superintendent reserves the right to either keep the position open until suitable applicants are found or to cancel and repost the position with such changes as may be deemed appropriate.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
• To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a
designated curriculum area as appropriate
• To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a Teacher
• To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual
potential
• To contribute to raising standards of student attainment
• To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth
• Implements and delivers an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a
designated curriculum area as appropriate
• Monitors and supports the overall progress and development of students as a Teacher
• Facilitates and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
• Contributes to raising standards of student attainment
• Share and Support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth
• Undertakes a designated program of teaching across all Key Stages
• Teaches consistently high quality lessons
• Plans and deliver schemes of work and lessons that meet the requirements of grades 7-12
• Inspires student to be actively interested in English
• Maintains appropriate records and to provide relevant, accurate and up-to-date information
• Completes the relevant documentation to assist in the tracking of students
• Sets expectations for staff and students in relation to standards of achievement and the quality of learning & teaching
• Prioritizes and manage time effectively, ensuring continued professional development in line with the role
• Follows the school policies and procedures
• Ensures the effective/efficient deployment of classroom support
• Maintains discipline in accordance with the school procedures and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality,
behavior, standards of work and homework
• Follows schemes of work for English at all Key Stages
• Promotes aspects of Personal Development related to English
• Updates professional knowledge and expertise as appropriate to keep up to date with developments in teaching practice and
methodology, in general, and in the curriculum area of English
• Promotes English learning through out of hours activities
• Ensures a high quality learning environment within the English area
• Leads, monitors and evaluates the assessment and feedback to students in line with whole school and department policy
• Grades and gives written/verbal and diagnostic feedback as required
• Continues personal development in the relevant areas including subject knowledge and teaching methods
• Takes part in the staff development program by participating in arrangements for further training and professional development
• Assesses, records and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as
are required


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Watson Chapel School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • QUALIFICATIONS
      Required:
      • English/Literacy License, Subject Specific Endorsement or enrolled in Alternative Program leading to license issued by Arkansas
      Department of Education
      • At least three years of experience as a classroom teacher
      • Must satisfactorily complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation background check.
      Desired:
      • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
      parents/guardians, the community, institutions of higher education, business leaders, and administrative staff.
      • Strong knowledge of best practices in curriculum and instruction, program evaluation, evidence of classroom effectiveness,
      budget management, and data analysis.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of state/federal regulations and accreditation requirements governing public education programs.
      • Ability to communicate oral and/or written ideas and directives clearly and effectively


    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Norma Walker
    • 4100 Camden Rd
    • Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

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