High School English Language Art Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: English, Journalism, Reading, Reading Specialist, Reading/Language Arts.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active.
The SEED SCHOOL OF MARYLAND is looking for HS English Language Art Teachers with active teaching certificate (grade 9-12) - SUMMARY
Under the leadership of the Assistant Principal, the English Language Art 9-12 grade Teacher is to work with and teach middle and/or high school students to ensure their success in a college preparatory program. The English Language Art 9 -12 grade Teacher provides effective instruction and support in curricular areas for which employed; utilizes various instructional resources and technologies; demonstrates knowledge of the teaching/learning process; develops and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of a diverse student population; maintains contact and communication with parents and Student Life staff; and works effectively with administrators, colleagues, and all members of the school community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collaborate in a strong team environment to: • Establish and maintain an engaging middle high school learning environment conducive to student success • Promote and support a high school program with promotion based upon standards mastery • Communicate knowledge in an interesting, stimulating, and effective manner, using a variety of instructional methodologies, curriculum resources, and materials • Examine student assessment data to guide and improve instruction • Promote high levels of learning in an engaging and effective manner using a variety of instructional methodologies, curriculum resources, and materials • Integrate literacy strategies into the instructional framework • Differentiate instruction to reach all learners • Plan, organize, and deliver appropriate lessons for assigned area(s) of responsibility, and submit lesson plans to the Principal on an as requested basis • Collaborate with coworkers on planning, professional development, standards-based curriculum, and common assessment design to contribute to the continuous improvement of instruction at the school • Assess students’ learning in a professional manner and communicate students’ progress to parents and fellow teachers to facilitate future instruction. • Identify special needs of students and seek additional support, as needed • Maintain and submit necessary records, progress reports, and grade reports • Participate in faculty meetings, workshops, staff development programs, and other school sponsored activities • Participate in summer programming which may include direct service to incoming and returning SEED youth and curriculum work with colleagues • Assist in general building supervision and discipline of students outside of the classroom • Adhere to the professional and ethical standards as outlined in the SEED Staff Manual
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The physical demands described here are representative 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, some standing, walking, sitting, bending and carrying of light items such as books and papers is required.
WORKING CONDITIONS The work involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as classrooms, offices, meeting and training rooms, etc. The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position description may not describe all duties, responsibilities and skills associated with this position. It is intended to portray the major aspects of the job and is not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties or skills may be required.