English Language Arts Teacher
Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 1), Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 2), Secondary Education (6-12) (Level 3), Secondary Education (6-12) (ARL).
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: English, Reading, Reading Specialist, Reading/Language Arts.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active. Expired certifications will be considered.
SALT LAKE SCHOOL FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (SLSPA) is a fully accredited, tuition-free, public charter high school located in the heart of Salt Lake City, where students grade 9-12 receive rigorous training in Dance, Media Arts, Music, and Theatre. SLSPA has a unique partnership with Salt Lake School District and Highland High School (HHS).
The ELA teacher is responsible for planning standards-aligned content for 9th-12th grade students at SLSPA. Expectations include creating a classroom environment that develops in each student skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing that are fundamental to effective communication and literate citizenship; developing appreciation of literature of all types; motivating students to read widely for information and recreation; discovering and developing special talents of students in the field of English to prepare each student to meet the graduation requirements. The ELA teacher will coordinate with team members to find alignment and connection between core and arts content areas. Students attending Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts come from a diverse background. Teachers are often professional performers actively engaged in their fields in addition to being exceptional teachers.