Elementary SOL Academy Tutor
ElementaryTeacher for Standards of Learning (SOL) After-School Academy
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, this individual will serve as SOL Academy instructor to improve students' achievement in reading, writing, and mathematics.
- Uses data to target instruction
- Develops and administers assessment techniques and methods to ascertain the particular needs of individual students identified as in need of SOL reading, writing, and mathematics instruction.
- Develops reading, writing and mathematics strategies, and lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments.
- Teaches knowledge and skills in letter and word recognition, sentence and paragraph structure, vocabulary, proper word usage, writing, and mathematics.
- Conducts remedial learning activities, incorporating technology and a variety of instructional methods and materials.
- Creates evaluation instruments and procedures to monitor the student progress and the effectiveness of instruction.
- Documents teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; develops lesson plans; models the necessary skills to perform assignments; and provides feedback to administration and teaching staff regarding student progress, expectations, and goals and objectives.
- Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, regarding reading, writing and mathematics assessments and remedial teaching techniques.
- Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required.
- Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
- Selects appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment to support the SOL instruction based on student's areas of need.
- Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal 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 or responsibility.
Skills, Knowledge, Abilities
- Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
- Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, writing, and mathematics.
- Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of intervention plans.
- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
- Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
- Ability to organize and coordinate work.
- Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
- Virginia teaching license preferred in the areas of Elementary Education and / or Special Education.
- Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
- Masters Degree preferred.
FLSA Status: Exempt