Secondary English Teacher

Job | Posted 2 years ago
Position Areas
English/Reading/Language Arts


Position: Secondary English Teacher
Location: Springfield Middle School


  1. Michigan Department of Education Teaching Certificate with endorsement in English (BA or BX 6-12)
  2. Documented proof of ability to meet requirements for teaching in a secondary English classroom as defined by the ESSA Act is required.
Reports to:      Building Principal
Salary:            BCEA Negotiated Salary Schedule

Job Goals:      To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women.
Performance Responsibilities:
  1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the location and at the times designated.
  2. Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students enabling each child the opportunity to reach his/her maximum level of achievement.
  3. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students and provides a learning climate for the students.
  4. To assume the responsibility for the safety, conduct and health of the students under his/her supervision.  To see that the physical upkeep of the classroom and equipment is maintained.
  5. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and ---- in harmony with the goals ---- establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  6. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  7. Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  8. To maintain communications with parents concerning their child’s progress and the school’s programs.
  9. Maintains accurate, complete and correct record as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations and make those reports as required by the school district.
  10. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing students life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  11. Makes provision for being available to students and parents for educational related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  12. To prepare adequate plans and materials for a substitute.
  13. Facilitating small group instruction to meet student needs
  14. Progress monitor daily, monthly, and quarterly
  15. Goal setting with students
  16. Utilizing strong classroom management and organizational skills
  17. Other duties as assigned by principal

SCHOOL SAFETY CLEARANCE:  The successful candidate will be subject to a fingerprint and background check as a condition of employment.  All fees required for this check (estimated $71.00) will be the responsibility of the successful applicant.

The Battle Creek Public School District is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, handicap, sex, age, religion, national origin, weight, height, or marital status in its employment practices.

Posted By

Battle Creek Public Schools

3 West Van Buren Street , Battle Creek, MI 49017

At the following locations

Springfield Middle School

1023 Avenue A , Springfield, MI 49037

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $12,292

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 199