Middle School Teacher - Digital Literacy/College and Career Awareness
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Company: Soldier Hollow Charter School Position: Middle School Teacher - Digital Literacy/College and Career awareness Department: MIddle School Teaching Staff
Soldier Hollow Charter School is an award winning K-8 free public charter school located in beautiful Charleston, Utah. Our teachers incorporate the outdoors to deliver high quality place-based learning. With class sizes of about 20 students our teachers are able to build strong relationships with their students and enjoy a quality work/life balance. The charter school model provides a unique opportunity for hands on, collaborative problem solving without all of the red tape. We strive to build a team of innovative educational professionals who are driven to support one another in the achievement of meaningful outcomes.
• Develop lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and the additional specific grade-by-grade learning standards set forth in the charter; • Coordinate lesson plans with other teachers to maximize possibilities for teaching similar topics in the same general time frame, thus reinforcing student knowledge on an interdisciplinary basis • Utilize principles of standards-based grading to help students master learning standards and set high expectations that help and push students. • Regularly utilize principles of Place-Based Learning in lessons and class activities. • Maintain and enrich expertise in the subject area they will teach • Collect, review, and analyze student data to improve quality of instruction to meet student needs. • Provide direct and indirect instruction • Long and short-term planning addressing individual needs of students • Prepare students adequately for all required assessments • Evaluate students’ progress • Prepare at least quarterly individual student achievement reports for parents • Provide an inviting, exciting, innovative, learning environment • Engage in effective and appropriate classroom management • Accept and incorporate feedback and coaching from administrative staff • Serve as an advisor to students, overseeing their academic and behavioral progress • Perform other duties, as deemed appropriate, by the School Director • Help students develop an appreciation and respect for the natural world and outdoor experience
• Demonstrated expertise in the subject they will teach, as evidenced by personal skills and knowledge, • Meet any applicable credentialing requirements including the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended and a current Utah State Teaching License or meet all qualifications for the APPEL program. • Have/be willing to obtain a current background check through BCI • Demonstrated excellent in-person and written communication skills • Demonstrated ability and experience to engage the interest of school-age children • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse children, including those with special needs • Teaching experience in a public or private school • Demonstrated ability to work well with parents • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member • Demonstrated ability to evaluate tests and measurements of achievement • Demonstrated willingness to be held accountable for student results