Teacher Elementary Learning Intensification – AZ – USA

Full Time

Website Excelencia Elementary School

Excelencia is cultivating a generation of students committed to creating positive change within their communities. Excelencia's service learning focus is an approach to teaching and learning in which students apply academic knowledge and skills to improving lives and conditions in the real world.

SY 2022-2023
SUMMARY:
Design and implement lessons that promote adventurous thinking, collaborative learning and kind
hearted leaders. Collaborates to plan, implement, and evaluate instructional programs for area(s) of
assignment and student population. Modifies instruction based on feedback and reflection. Works
cooperatively with administration and staff at the building level to best meet the educational needs of
the student population. Demonstrates ambition and is intrinsically motivated to best meet the need of
our students and schools.


Position scope of work:

Preferred Qualifications: Reading and/or Math Endorsement or experience teaching elementary reading and mathematics.

 

  • Provide direct instruction in literacy and math to students during balanced learning blocks, as part of a learning intensification “pod”
  • Collaboratively develop lessons and learning activities with other teachers who are also part of the learning intensification pod
  • Conduct regular progress monitoring and formative assessment of learning
  • Utilize assessment data to personalize instruction for students
  • Model the effective use of learning-focused strategies for teachers in residence, and instructional support paraprofessionals
  • Communicate learning progress with parents and caregivers

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

GUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write routine reports and business correspondence and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to speak effectively with other employees and/or students in English. Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, other employees and/or students.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s. Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations using units of American money weights measurements, volume and distance. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

1. Assumes responsibility for providing instruction to students consistent with the District Goals and Objectives.
2. Uses problem solving skills and critical thinking to modify instruction for students not performing appropriately with grade level materials.
3. Uses current research relevant to instructional strategies in most effectively organizing classroom activities.
4. Demonstrate knowledge in subject areas.
5. Uses effective communication skills.
6. Help students develop positive self-concepts, strong life skills and positive habits of mind.
7. Support and implement established District programs to promote positive students behavior
8. Follow the policies and procedures of the School and District.
9. Takes into account student’s abilities and learning and promotes student self-advocacy in both classroom and real world environment.
10. Obtains and uses information about students and seek assistance from specialist.
11. Takes into account different rates of learning while still focusing on and encourage completion of goals.
12. Uses acceptable written and oral expression.
13. Use a variety of teaching methods appropriately and effectively.
14. Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively with individuals, small and large groups.
15. Provide opportunities for practice and participation.
16. Uses instructional time effectively.
17. Attends to routine tasks.
18. Maintain an attractive and stimulating learning environment.
19. Demonstrates caring, warmth, generosity and friendliness.
20. Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs and feelings of students as well as their ideas and your relationship with the students.
21. Maintain positive classroom behavior while creating a teaching environment of curiosity, creativity and sense of wonder.
22. Manages disruptive behavior while still promoting physical and social-wellbeing.
23. Uses cultural awareness when working cooperatively with parents
24. Participate in professional growth activities exclusive of required in-services which may include community service.
25. Performs other duties as assigned.

This organization believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited to assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to define primary duties, qualifications and job scope but should not limit the incumbent nor the organization to the work identified. It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the District’s Strategic Plan.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
BA or MA degree required. Demonstrate accountability for student growth in all areas consistent with District developed objectives.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Instructional Aides and others as assigned by the Principal.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write routine reports and business correspondence and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to speak effectively with other employees and/or students in English. Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, other employees and/or students.

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CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Possess Basic Elementary Teaching Certificate. Possess special area endorsements as required by state and/or federal regulations or District policy and procedure. Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Ability to work in a friendly manner and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the community. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and board policies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, stoop, talk and hear. The employee frequently works in an outside weather conditions and may be exposed to airborne particles and body fluids.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EVALUATION
Probationary employees evaluated at the end of ninety (90) days according to District policy and administrative regulations/procedures. Continuing employees evaluated annually pursuant to District policy and administrative regulations/procedures.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. The Creighton Elementary School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Creighton Elementary School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.

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