2017-2018 MIDDLE SCHOOL 6TH-8TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER

STEM Academy of Lewisville ( learn more )

Responsive Education Solutions

Lewisville , Texas ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2890732
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 8, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 9, 2018

Job Description

School Summary:

iSchool High, committed to the individual success of each student, is a public high school system designed to provide diverse opportunities and challenges. Authentic learning demands that students connect what they learn with their real world. This approach results in learning that goes beyond typical education and engages students in life-changing pursuits. Integrating project-based elements into the classroom, and dedicating portions of each day for real-world learning, gives iSchool students the most effective opportunity to grow and develop as a young adult.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification and Experience

Texas State Teacher’s Certification in subject to be taught
Bachelor’s degree with a passing score on an ExCET/TExES Exam in grade level or content area to be taught
Bachelor’s degree with an academic minor or major (minimum of 18 credit hours) in the core academic subject areas to be taught
Bachelor’s degree and documented successful, relevant work experience in the content area to be taught, established by at least one year of employment in a specific field or occupation that required the educator to demonstrate knowledge or skill in the content area. This is to be supported by a professional letter of recommendation from the educator’s employer or supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Passion for students
Able to maintain a classroom of approximately 25 students
Ability and patience to work interactively with students
Computer literate.
Strong organizational, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Able to learn and implement teaching curriculum programs and instruct students on utilization.
Ability to understand the individual needs of each student.
Ability to communicate with all levels of students, parents, co-workers, and Campus Director.
Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and student data such as diagnostic test results, state assessments scoring, and grade point average.
Flexibility with changes, etc.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Responsible for the Instructional and Program Management for all students assigned, including but not limited to, classroom instruction, after-school and Saturday tutorials.
Administer and monitor Diagnostic Tests to determine a student’s performance level.
Instruct and motivate students in all course study.
Assign lessons and correct homework in a timely manner.
Administer tests to evaluate student’s progress, records result, and issue reports to inform parents of progress.
Maintain discipline in the classroom.
Maintain a classroom that is conducive to learning, safe, attractive and stimulating.
Set a good housekeeping example in the classroom and encourage students to follow this example.
Communicate with parents and schedule periodic meetings, before or after school, to discuss student progress and problems.
Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
Inspire students with consistency, care, and interest to build self-esteem and promote continued success.
Praise students, compliment them and encourage them in order to build character.
Utilize a variety of learning methods to enhance the student learning experience.
Prepare classroom instructions to promote student success on state assessment exams.
Work closely with the Special Education teacher to ensure special education student modifications are being implemented.
Perform related duties such as assisting students, and counseling students in adjustment and academic problems.

Other Responsibilities and Duties:

Master the iSchool High Curriculum System in order to assist the students in mastering the system.
Read and comply with the ResponsiveEd Procedures Manual, Student Handbook, Student Code of Conduct, and the Employee Handbook.
Perform special projects, during and after normal business hours, and other duties as assigned. NOTE: After normal business hours may include, but is not limited to, Saturday Mandatory State Tutorials.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    ResponsiveEd is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, ResponsiveEd prohibits retaliation against any employee who makes a claim alleging to have experienced discrimination, or any employee who, in good faith, makes a report, serves as a witness, or otherwise participates in an investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Nabila Manzur , Recruiter
    • Corporate Office
    • 1301 Waters Ridge Drive
    • Lewisville, Texas 75057

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