Multi-age Elementary Teacher

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2019-2020 GSCELC/SCOPE Academy Multi-age Elementary Teacher Position

Greater Summit County Early Learning Center locally known as SCOPE Academy
is seeking passionate and dedicated teachers who can inspire and nurture a love
of learning. Our teachers guide the next generation of problem solvers and risk
takers preparing them for success in our complex world. SCOPE Academy's
mission is to inspire our learners to boldly and creatively shape their future,
together let's uncover, recover, and discover the brilliance in all of us.

As a teacher who is highly qualified,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? highly educated; ideally holding a master’s degree or higher.
? highly experienced in teaching in a progressive and innovative
environment; ideally three years or more of experience.
? highly experienced in teaching children across differences, ability, class,
race, etc.
? appropriately licensed for the position; ideally is the holder of multiple
licenses and areas of focus and expertise. Possess a valid Ohio teaching
certificate/license, in one or more of the following areas: Pre-K-3, K-8, 4-5,
Intervention Specialist.

As a teacher committed to being a contributor to a collaborative culture,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? excited about and committed to intense collaboration with colleagues with
the goal of achieving the ideal learning environment for each child.
? passionate about teaching and learning and demonstrates that passion
daily with colleagues, learners, and families.
? a proven collaborator and effective team member who values the ideas of
others and brings their ideas to the table for the greater good.

As a teacher committed to multi-age classrooms,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? experienced in teaching in a multi-age classroom.
? someone who understands and can articulate the benefits of a multi-age
education for children, teachers, and families.
? committed to differentiated instruction in order to meet the needs of all
learners.

As a teacher committed to social justice and equity,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? knowledgeable of, experienced with, and can demonstrate multiple
examples of the implementation and use of culturally relevant and
responsive pedagogy.
? passionate about engaging in conversation and dialogue regarding issues of
equity in schools.
? committed to the creation and sustainability of an inclusive, anti-racist,
equitable learning environment for all students.
? committed to honoring and teaching the whole child.

As a teacher committed to innovative curriculum development and instruction,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? highly experienced with project-based learning with the proven,
demonstrated ability to develop engaging, project-based curricula for
students.
? knowledgeable of and committed to the theory of constructivist teaching
and learning.
? committed to and experienced with interdisciplinary teaching.
? experienced in embedding and integrating the concepts of critical thinking
and inquiry-based instruction and curriculum into a project-based learning
environment.
? experienced with and committed to the concept of engaging in the learning
process with the student as a partner and facilitator.
? experienced with and has the demonstrated ability to engage students in
projects that address socio-political issues and integrate service-learning
experiences.
? experienced in providing students with highly effective and innovative
literacy, science, technology, engineering and math experiences.
As a teacher committed to continuous personal and professional growth,
The SCOPE Teacher is:
? committed to scholarly ongoing self and professional development in
regard to education, teaching and learning, learning theory, and equity.
? able and motivated to engage in high level scholarly and intellectual work
and development as demonstrated by authentic examples of such work.
? well-read on current research of innovative, progressive best practices and
can provide examples of the implementation of such practices in their
work with students and teachers.
? a learner as well as a teacher.
? open to innovations in the area of teaching, learning and technology with
the ability to adjust to changes and implement them in the classroom and
the school.

As a teacher who embodies a strong work ethic,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? committed to working hard and can provide multiple examples of the
personal and professional will to put forth intense effort toward the
attainment of individual and group goals.
? able to effectively prioritize tasks in order to achieve short and long term
individual and group goals.

As a teacher who is committed to creativity and innovation,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? willing to take risks in the name of creativity and innovation in order to
provide the optimal learning experience for children and families.
? grounded in an informed belief in progressive, non-traditional teaching and
schools with the ability to clearly articulate that belief and implement
practices that model that belief.
? a problem solver with the proven ability to adapt in an innovative
environment that embraces creativity and change.

As a teacher committed to working with integrity and with moral and ethical
purpose,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? committed to being honest and fair with every person they come into
contact with; no exceptions.
? able to clearly articulate their personal and professional core beliefs; those
core beliefs are congruent with the mission and vision of SCOPE Academy.
? committed to holding themselves accountable to the same high
expectations they hold for others in the school and the community.
? committed to treating others with respect at all times.

As a teacher committed to being a contributor to a culture of critical friendship,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? committed to looking critically at his/her own practice.
? committed to being a critical friend to colleagues by providing feedback on
student and adult work.
? committed to asking the tough questions and speaking his/her truth in
order to provide the optimal learning experience for children.
? committed to staying engaged in difficult conversations about meeting the
needs of children, families and communities.

As a teacher committed to appreciation and infusion of the arts,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? committed to the creation of a learning environment that values students’
creative expression.
? grounded in the belief of how powerful the arts can be to a community and
the importance of a learning community that embodies this belief.

As a teacher committed to working from an asset-based view of children, families,
and communities,
The SCOPE Teacher is:

? committed to focusing on the assets students and families bring to the
table.
? committed to respecting all students, unconditionally.
? someone who has a love for all students.
? committed to honoring and celebrating the culture, heritage, and ancestry
of every student.
? experienced and comfortable working with learners.
? committed to seeing the gifts and talents of every student.
? experienced with holistic and authentic forms of assessment.
? dedicated to creating open avenues of communication with families and to
meeting with families several times a year for formal and informal
conferences.
? comfortable writing about and describing student progress narratively
without letter grades, numbers or rating scales.

What we offer:
? A community of like-minded educators that support one another in offering
high-quality education for our learners.
? A wonderful community of families that consistently seek ways to support
each other and our teachers.
? Competitive compensation.
? State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) employee match of 14% of your
annual salary.
? Optional contributions to Dependent Care Assistance, Flexible Spending
Account, and Ohio’s Deferred Compensation 457b Plans.
? Greatly subsidized medical/dental/vision insurance coverage.
? Teacher calendar begins mid August - Beginning of June -time off for
winter and spring break

SCOPE Academy
1651 Massillon Rd Akron, OH 44312
http://www.scopeacademy.org

Posted By

North Central Ohio ESC

928 West Market Street , Tiffin, OH 44883
 

At the following locations

Greater Summit County Early Learning Center

2141 Pickle Road , Akron, OH 44312