English Teacher (High School) - East Campus

Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
English/Reading/Language Arts



Reports to:                   Principal
Locations:                    Detroit -  Covenant Schools East Campus
Salary:                          Salary range is $55k-$70k

General Description
Delivers teacher-led instruction in a blended learning environment for at-risk and homeless youth.                     
Primary Responsibilities (abbreviated listing)

  • Demonstrates effective strategies and techniques that actively engage students in the learning process.
  • Uses student data to inform instruction, guides and monitors students’ management of their time, monitors learner progress with available tools and develops an intervention plan for unsuccessful learners.
  • Uses computers and other technology provided to assist students.
  • Differentiates instruction based on students’ learning styles and needs and assists students in assimilating information to gain understanding and knowledge.
 Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to adapt and adjust instruction to create multiple paths to meet learning objectives 
  • Knowledge of accepted and effective techniques for working with at-risk youth with diverse family dynamics
  • An aptitude and working knowledge of computer courseware and hardware
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certification in  Secondary English (BA)
  • Satisfactory completion of criminal history check
 This job description is a summary of the responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, experience, abilities, and qualifications associated with this position.  It is not an exhaustive list and may be changed at any time at the discretion of the executive management of Youth Vision Solutions.

To Apply
Submit application online.  If you require assistance with the application process please call 313.319.2055.  

Working with Youth Vision Solutions (YVS) at Covenant House Academy (CHA)
At CHA you will have a direct, profound, and meaningful impact on the lives of the students we serve. Through our mission-based program, which encourages providing unconditional love and respect for our students, you will be instrumental in helping them achieve a brighter future through the power of education!
 CHA provides employees with the following:
  • Comprehensive Benefits
    • Medical (HMO or PPO), Dental & Vision
    • Employer Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
    • 403b & ROTH both with employer match
  • Competitive compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development and Continuing Education Opportunities
    • Master of Education Scholarship Partnership Program with Grand Valley State University
      • 50% tuition reduction for CHA employees with less than 5 years of service.
      • 80% tuition reduction for CHA employees with 5 or more years of service
Youth Vision Solutions will not discriminate against any otherwise qualified employee or applicant for employment with respect to hiring, tenure, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disabilities or another legally protected status.


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Covenant House Academy Central (District)

1450 25th St. , Detroit, MI 48216

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Covenant Schools

1450 25th St. , Detroit, MI 48216