Classroom Teacher - Jumoke Academy Charter Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: Middle School Teacher (ELA)
Job Location: Jumoke Academy Charter Schools
Beginning: Jun 08, 2022
Deadline: Aug 07, 2022**
District: Jumoke Academy Charter Schools
Hartford, CT 06105
Telephone: 860-904-5859
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STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY
Annually each teacher will be assigned a class of students for whom he/she assumes primary teaching and advisory responsibility. This will include serving as the primary teacher for those students in all core subjects, or in the specific subject for which the teacher is hired. Teachers will also be expected to serve as the first contact in the counseling/guidance process. Teachers are expected to always place the best interest of their students ahead of all other considerations. Teachers are also expected to adhere to all state/federal laws and reporting requirements, and to operate in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Directors.
QUALIFICATIONS
Certification/License: Appropriate State Certification
Education: An accredited Bachelor's or Master’s Degree
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of teaching methods and educational pedagogy
  • Knowledge of appropriate grade level and/or subject area curriculum and concepts
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to prepare oral or written communications for distribution to employees, students and parents.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, parents and others
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership, performance and professional growth.
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SPECIFIC DUTIES
Include but are not limited to:
· Prepare weekly lesson plans in conjunction with the other members of his/her teaching team;
· Maintain contact with the parent/guidance and/or other support services;
· Work with the Principal and his/her designees to monitor and plan the continuing development of the academic/social curriculum;
· Conduct periodic assessments of assigned students as directed by the Principal and his/her designees;
· Work actively with the entire teaching team to ensure that all students receive comparable learning experiences;
· Develop a baseline Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) which sets the academic and non-academic goals for each student based on the learning style assessments conducted during the intitial orientation and assessment period for each incoming group of students;
· Annually review and update Individualized Learning Plan for each student in his/her primary class;
· Meet with students and parents in primary class assignment on a regular basis to review progress and discuss areas for further development;
· Work collaboratively with peers, including any community partners or university faculty that may be working cooperatively with the school; and,
· Perform any reasonable tasks that may be assigned by the Principal.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Facilitating teaching and learning for all students:
· Planning and delivering daily lessons that are grade-appropriate, and differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students – below, on, and above-grade-level;
· Using state standards to develop unit/lesson plans that are aligned to school/district expectations;
· Creating and administering benchmark assessments to measure student progress/achievements in all subject areas;
· Assessing students needs, academic and behavioral, and administering intervention as discussed by STI/PPT team;
· Interpreting and using data to drive instruction;
· Maintaining rigor and challenge for high academic achievement;
· Developing projects that encourage students to utilize technology for presentations, individually and in small groups;
· Creating a learning environment that is conducive to learning while making learning fun and interesting for all students;
· Encouraging and motivating students to learn by understanding how and why students learn;
· At the beginning of the school year (August/September), review report cards/student files and discuss with previous year’s teacher(s) to determine students who are at risk and create an action plan that addresses student needs;
· Developing a positive relationship, attitude/rapport with students, parents and staff;
· Collaborating with grade-level partners and other staff through grade level and vertical team meetings, staff meetings, professional development, etc.;

 

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