The following position is available for the 2019-20 school year as indicated below.
Applicants should notify Mrs. Danyell Conley, Executive Secretary, in writing or by e-mail at email@example.com on or before
English Language Arts Teacher (Grades 7-12)
Under the general supervision of the School Principal:
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,
Promote the development of skills in the field of English reading, grammar and syntax.
Develops and administers English education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
Committed to Professional Learning Communities for school improvement.
Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
Develops reasonable rules of behavior and procedure in the classroom and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
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.
Teaches knowledge and skills in English grammar and syntax, sentence and paragraph structure, composition, vocabulary and proper word usage, word denotations and connotations, creative writing, independent thinking, communication and speaking.
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 Indiana State 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.
Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
Currently valid Indiana teaching license with English education. Successful prior teaching experiences in English a plus.
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 data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
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