0.5 FTE Correspondence Program Coordinator/Correspondence Teacher
In addition to teaching duties (see teacher job description below) the selected candidate will be responsible for coordinating SISD's statewide correspondence program.
SOUTHEAST ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
A teacher is responsible for facilitating student learning by implementing specific curriculum within the Southeast Island School District. Inherent in this responsibility are the professional practices related to academic knowledge, educational skills, personal judgment, and ethical behavior as articulated in the Alaska Code of Ethics of the Education Profession and the Standards for Alaska’s Teachers.
Reports to: School Assistant Principal or Principal
- Baccalaureate degree in appropriate academic field or verifiable training/experience in Alaska Native language/culture or in a vocational/technical field.
- Alaska Type A, C, or M Teaching Certificate as appropriate to assignment.
- Certificate of Health signed by a licensed health care provider.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding school district related matters, students, families, and staff.
- Elementary endorsement.
- Multiple areas of endorsement.
- Ability to safely, regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Ability to stoop, kneel, crawl, bend, turn, reach, climb, balance, or other movements as necessary to meet mission.
- Ability to work indoors and outdoors year-round.
- Adherence to all district health and safety policies.
- Adherence to professional dress and appearance expectations as appropriate to assignment.
- See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.
- Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone with or without hearing aids.
- Speak so that others may understand at normal levels and on the telephone.
Knowledge and Attitude Requirements
- Ability to supervise and maintain all aspects of the classroom or other learning environments.
- Coordinate all instructional activities to conform to state and District laws, regulations, and policy guidelines.
- Ability to establish and develop positive relationships with students, families, staff, and the public.
- Communicate effectively with students, families, school staff, and public.
- React to change and transition productively and handle other tasks as assigned.
- Ability to prepare, maintain, and organize appropriate records, reports, and forms as required, including but not limited to grades, attendance, lesson plans, and district forms.
- Proficiency in computers and the use of instructional technology.
- Recognize and fulfill the role as an agent of the District in all work and communication to display a positive attitude and image of the District, to join cooperatively and positively in all District initiatives, and to support and comply with all given directions.
- Communicate concerns to administration quickly and clearly with the objective of solving problems as they arise.
- Pursue professional growth and continuous improvement of professional practice of instruction, i.e. demonstrate the quality of being a life-long learner.
- Participate positively, productively, and creatively in efforts to solve problems and improve the instructional practice of the District.
- Promote positive school-community partnerships.
- Participate in establishing and maintaining positive school climate.
- Knowledge of content area and how to teach it.
- Support the mission of the Southeast Island School District.
- Carry out all directives from District Administration.
- Comply with all applicable laws, Board Policies, and Administrative Regulations of the District.
- Be familiar with and comply with the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
- Personally demonstrate and facilitate others in demonstrating respect for the individual and cultural characteristics of others.
- Facilitate, monitor and assess student learning.
- Implement all adopted programs and materials as set forth in District curriculum documents.
- Utilize District programs and tools for planning and grading as directed.
- Assess the progress of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required. Use common, district-adopted, or other suitable assessments as appropriate for summative, formative, and/or diagnostic purposes.
- Clearly articulate objectives and learning goals for all lessons, units and courses and communicate these to students and families.
- Provide and support methods for students to monitor their own learning progress as appropriate.
- Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request from the principal.
- Differentiate instruction to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
- Effectively and regularly integrate and use instructional technology tools to enhance learning opportunities for students.
- Create and maintain a learning environment in which all students are actively engaged and contributing members and which is conducive to learning for all students.
- Create and maintain a safe environment in accordance with school handbook and established emergency procedures.
- Work as a partner with parents, families, and the community.
- Participate in and contribute to the teaching profession.
- Participate in and contribute to curriculum development.
- Participate in and contribute to professional development.
- Maintain a high standard of professional ethics.
- Other duties as assigned from time to time.
- School Year
- Determined based on SISD’s Collective Agreement
- Teachers will be evaluated in accordance with the SISD Collective Agreement