Secondary English Teacher

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Start Date
08/09/2021
Position Areas
Business Education
Career and Technical Education
Coach/Trainer
College/University
Dual Immersion
Early Childhood Development/Daycare
Elementary
English as a Second Language (EFL/ELL/ESL/ESOL)
English/Reading/Language Arts
Fine Arts
Generalist/Integrated Curriculum
Gifted and Talented
Languages
Lead Teacher/Department Head
Mathematics
Media Specialist/Librarian
Montessori
Music
Physical Education/Health
Postdoctoral
Science
Social Studies
Special Education
Specialists
Speech/Communications
Substitute Teacher
Technology Education

Description

Position Summary:

To develop students' skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing, while fostering communication skills, that develop an understanding and appreciation of literature of all types.  To motivate students to read a wide variety of publications to derive information, comprehend and critically assess the reading materials, and to promote the development of skills in the field of English reading, grammar and syntax.


Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
 
  • Administer the English education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives
  • Promote a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and translate lesson plans into learning experiences 
  • Teach knowledge and skills in English grammar and syntax, sentence and paragraph structure, composition, vocabulary and proper word usage, word denotations and connotations, creative writing, independent thinking, communication and speaking
  • Develop standards for critical analysis through group discussions on a variety of reading materials, including the mass media, and a wide range of literature
  • Work with students and others to prepare materials for inclusion in literary publications, contests, etc.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student learning and progress
  • Modify instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs
  • Maintain familiarity with district and state standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests
  • Continue to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
  • Organize and maintain a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws
  • Encourage parental involvement in students education and ensure effective communication with students and parents
  • Ensure that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
  • Coordinate with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participate in faculty meetings and committees
  • Select and requisition appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records
  • Adhere to all district policies of the district and the Code-of-Ethics for Arkansas Educators
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent

Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task and responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning needs
  • Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written form
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work
  • Successful completion of all background checks

 
Certification/License: 

  • Must have 7-12 English endorsement on teaching certificate


Contract Days: 190

Salary: Certified Teacher Salary Schedule 

Posted By

Cabot Public Schools

310 G.P. Murrell , Cabot, AR 72023
 

At the following locations

District

602 North Lincoln , Cabot, AR 72023