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: Art, Art Therapy, Dance, Design/Graphic Arts, Photography, Theater.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
The instructional position is responsible for the educational leadership of students in a group or class in an innovative charter school. The educational instructor is expected to understand and demonstrate the use of the school’s curriculum, student instruction and assessment to maximize educational achievement for all students; work collaboratively to ensure a working and learning climate for all students that is safe, secure and respectful. Implementing strategies to reach the multiple intelligences of students through creative lessons is required. • Understands central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structure of the discipline(s) taught and makes the subject matter meaningful to students. • Develops a climate and culture of openness, fairness, mutual respect, support and inquiry. • Engages every student in grade level appropriate learning experiences that promote performance. • Listens and interacts effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and community members, respecting diverse perspectives. • Demonstrates respect for students, colleagues, administrators, and parents. • Models and reinforces self-discipline and responsibility. • Works effectively with school colleagues, parents, and the community to support students’ learning and well-being. • Provides professional leadership to establish a culture conducive to learning and student diversity, involves students in the development of a mission and goals that support the school’s goals and guide classroom decisions, and uses data for continual improvement. • Develops and implements a strategic planning system including course, unit and lesson plans. • Provides opportunities for students to demonstrate appropriate progress toward graduation expectations: knowledgeable, lifelong learner; responsible individual; effective communicator; problem solver; collaborative team worker, and self-directed learner. • Provides students and parents with timely data for improvement in student achievement. • Uses formal and informal assessment strategies to determine whether students have achieved high standards and modifies instructional strategies as needed to maximize achievement. • Document student learning using appropriate assessment instruments. • Demonstrate an understanding of subject area. • Understands how students learn and provides learning opportunities that support intellectual, social, and personal development of diverse learners. • Establishes and maintains a safe and secure classroom environment. • Manages student misconduct promptly and resolves conflict and crises effectively. • Promotes independent and collaborative work ethic. • Develops and manages human resources within the classroom by maintaining a professional development plan and engaging in professional development activities, recognizing students and parents for contributions to goal achievement. • Uses teaching and learning strategies that reflect each student’s culture, learning styles, special needs, and socioeconomic background. • Seeks resources necessary to achieve classroom and school goals, such as; course materials that match the reading level of students. • Work in a collegial and collaborative manner with peers, school personnel, and the community to support and promote student learning and program evaluation. • Uses classroom processes that support effective teaching and learning to promote high student achievement, designing lessons to promote all students engaged in learning all the time through such strategies as active learning, hands-on application, and teacher-student and student-student conversations about the learning. • Actively participate in school-wide student supervision role promoting the safety and well-being of each student. • Assist in emergency drills, assemblies, and field trips. • Uses appropriate technology in teaching and learning processes. • Demonstrates positive classroom results and trends. • Demonstrates regular attendance and punctuality. • Adhere to the appropriate code of ethics. • Performs other related duties as assigned.