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Verified Pay $50,000 - $80,000 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Beloit, Wisconsin

About this job

Passionate Educator Dedicated to Inspiring Students' Excellence at Premier Charter School

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Nick Rogers
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Salary: $50,000 - $80,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a K4-12 public charter school serving Wisconsin residents and committed to reflecting the diversity of our city. Built with input from the community, access and equity drives an innovative, high quality, free public school option. We expect ALL scholars to graduate from high school with a clear pathway to success!

Why join us?

Competitive Pay
Excellent Support Staff
Build Something Bigger than Yourself!

Job Details

Job Summary: The high school English Language Arts Teacher is the person responsible to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a secondary learning environment that guides and encourages scholars to develop and fulfill their academic and social potential. It is the expectation that this individual will work with the colleagues, parents, and scholars to create a school environment that is focused on scholar achievement, character and success beyond high school. The high school English Language Arts Teacher is expected to fully embrace the school’s methodology and uphold the high expectations of the school. The high school English Language Arts Teacher will support an equitable environment with rigorous instruction, joyous interactions, and strong community partnerships. Though it is impossible to list all roles the high school English Language Arts Teacher will fill, specific job responsibilities include:

Essential Functions:
  • Teach English language arts to 9th-12th grade scholars
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
  • Develop lesson plans and assessments from the grade/content school provided curriculum
  • Instruct and monitor scholars in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction
  • Manage scholar behavior in the classroom by establishing a strong classroom culture, with consistent routines and procedures
  • Develop strong working relationships with scholars and support a joyous culture
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the scholar code of conduct
  • Provide appropriate feedback on work
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual scholars and use information to adjust teaching strategies
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of scholars' progress and development
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations
  • Use formative data, such as exit tickets and interim assessments, to drive instruction
  • Implement Universal Design for Learning differentiation supports as provided in curriculum
  • Attend and participate in RTI and IEP meetings
  • Lead whole class and small group instruction
  • Participate in department, school, and parent meetings, including teacher coaching cycles
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to scholars, colleagues and parents regarding scholar progress and scholar needs
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Prepare classroom for class activities
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • Observe and evaluate scholar's performance and development
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • Keep Skyward grade books up to date
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with scholars from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds
  • Ensure parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities
  • Provide supervision in the lunchroom and on the playground, as appropriate
  • School duties as assigned
  • Maintain confidentiality of scholar records
  • Prepare and participate in parent/teacher conferences
  • Other duties as requested

Skills/Attributes:
  • Alignment with vision and values of school
  • Strong people skills and leadership ability to develop a team environment
  • Belief in maintaining the bar for educational equity for learners at every ability level
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting with high expectations
  • Demonstrated professionalism and integrity
  • Strong critical thinking skills and strategic problem solving skills
  • An ability and passion to work with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds
  • A joyous attitude and drive for personal excellence
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to adapt to change quickly and efficiently
  • Interpersonal skills that encompass strong relationship building and communication
  • Ability to use technology and data to drive toward exceptional outcomes for scholars
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic
  • Commitment to professional growth and personal development

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in education

Experience:
  • Experience teaching in an urban setting preferred

Licensing:
  • Required DPI licensure based on content
  • Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Certification required annually before first day with scholars

Physical Demands/Working Conditions: The majority of this job involves walking, sitting or standing necessary to observe classroom and school activities, mostly indoors. The ability to physically perform the duties and work in the school setting is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some conditions include:
  • Must be able to stand up to 2 hours instructing staff or instructing a classroom of learners
  • Must be able to sit and look at a computer monitor, using a keyboard/mouse and typing for up to 2 hours at a time
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs on a frequent basis


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