JCBC. Teacher. 6/29/2020
Must hold a license issued by Tennessee Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Apprentice Teacher License, Apprentice Special Group License, Out of State Teacher License, Professional License, Professional School Service Personnel License, Practitioner License.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Elementary Teacher, English, Reading, Reading Specialist, Reading/Language Arts, Algebra I, Algebra II, Calculus, Geometry, Math (General), Pre-Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Trigonometry, Biology/Life Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics, Science (General), Space Science, Economics, Geography, History - US, History - World, Political Science/Government, Psychology, Social Studies (General), Sociology, Learning Disabilities, Special Education (General), Counselor/Guidance.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
The Barnett Center is an alternative school with three distinct programs which complement each other - The Adult High School, The Achievement Academy, and Stepping Stones Academy. Teachers run the classrooms in the Barnett Center based on a philosophy of trauma-informed principles and goals. The teacher works with the educational assistant and school social worker to provide a warm, loving, atmosphere, and support the development of children and their parents through the intentional building of relationships. Teachers warmly embrace and apply the Restorative Practices model of restoring harm and building relationships through daily circles. Must be able to work and plan in a team setting, with patience, enthusiasm and respect for children, as well as parents and fellow staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB · Understands the social-emotional needs of children. · Understands the impact of toxic stress and trauma on children. · Understands and can implement and build on the trauma-informed framework of our classrooms. · Understands the importance of establishing relationships with students. · Plans and facilitates daily circles with students. · Plans and facilitates curriculum for children in a developmentally appropriate setting based heavily in social-emotional development. · Encourages oral communication with other children and adults. · Encourages and models appropriate social skills. · Observes, evaluates, and assess children’s progress. · Observes and reports on physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of children. · Maintains clean classroom appearance by organizing, cleaning, and sanitizing daily. · Continually updates curriculum to meet the needs of students. · Attends meetings and workshops as needed. · Maintains appropriate program records. · Completes required trainings and documentation for Parent Aware rating.