English Language Arts Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: English, Reading Specialist, Theater.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
We are seeking to fill a HS English Language Arts position. Candidate must have English (Grades 6-12) certification or have a temporary license or statement of eligibility.
Position Summary: Doctors Charter School of Miami Shores is looking for a qualified, enthusiastic, hands-on, and compassionate educator who can instruct students in grades HS English Language Arts. This faculty member will find a supportive department chair and ELA faculty team who can assist with materials, information, and guidance. The teacher hired will be responsible for preparing English/Language Arts courses. The responsibility of the Teacher is to create and maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning while providing positive educational experiences for all students ensuring the overall success of the school community within the framework of Board policies, state laws and federal regulations.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Plan instruction to meet individual, group, and program needs and submits the plans in a timely fashion as directed by the administration • Select appropriate resources to meet individual, group, and program needs • Identify and communicate specific student performance expectations • Document student learning using appropriate assessment instruments • Maintain and post student records in an appropriate and timely manner • Demonstrate an understanding of subject area • Create learning experiences that make the subject matter meaningful for all students • Understand how students differ in their approach to learning • Differentiate instruction to meet students’ diverse needs • Use a variety of materials, resources, and technology that promote the development of critical thinking, problem-solving, and performance skills • Select, evaluate, and refine a variety of teaching methods and strategies for active student participation and improvement of student learning • Communicate expectations clearly • Manage student behavior • Maintain the momentum of instruction • Monitor student understanding • Ensure a supportive learning environment • Create and maintain a positive classroom climate • Forge partnerships with parents that foster learning and well -being at home and at school • Build positive relationships within the school and community • Demonstrate a consistent and professional attitude toward the accomplishment of division, program, and building-level goals • Work in a collegial and collaborative manner with peers, school personnel, and the community to support and promote student learning and program evaluation • Accept responsibility for and participates in a meaningful and continuous process of professional development that results in student progress • Fulfill educational leadership roles • Actively participate in a school-wide student supervision role promoting the safety and wellbeing of each student • Assist in emergency drills, assemblies, and field trips • Demonstrate regular attendance and punctuality • Adhere to the appropriate code of ethics • Perform other duties as assigned