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Elementary Classroom Teacher

Location: Gladwyne
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Elementary Teacher Terms of Employment: 10 Months Reports To: Principal To Apply: Please visit the Chester Community Charter School website and click on Staff - Employment Opportunities Job Summary: The Elementary Teacher is responsible for determining where each student stands in relation to the curriculum, assesses the students learning potential, and matches methods of instruction to the student's individual learning style in order to assist the student in making expeditious progress through the curriculum. In addition, the teacher is responsible for maintaining a well-managed, orderly, positive, classroom environment conductive to learning. Essential Functions: Develops daily and unit lesson plans and reviews the scope and sequence of the unit to ensure thoughtful, goal-oriented learning that is aligned with curriculum; integrates technology; maintains pace of learning and provides opportunities for student differences; and checks for student understanding and conveys appropriately high expectations for students Carefully plans for substitute teachers when unable to attend school and relate lessons to the state content standards in the core content areas as well as in specific content area Creates and maintains a classroom environment to encourage all students to be engaged and work toward meeting the standards; maintains accurate, thorough records of student achievement and behavioral performance; and completes progress and grade reports promptly and as scheduled using automated systems Promotes a high rate of student interest and provides prompt and specific feedback in a constructive manner and opportunities for active participation; demonstrates fairness and consistency in dealing with students; and speak and write clearly, correctly, and at an appropriate level for student understanding Complies with policies, regulations and procedures of the Chester Community Charter School; communicates effectively with parents and works collaboratively with staff Displays high-level professional conduct and image at all times; establishes and maintains an acceptable attendance record; and participates in extra-curricular activities and/or leadership roles outside the classroom Continues to grow as a professional educator with classes/workshops for professional development in specific areas of interest and/or need and coaching and feedback from administrators and peers Performs other related duties as assigned Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Education from an accredited college or university Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check Clearance Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance FBI Criminal Background Clearance Certificates/Licenses: Valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate I, preferably Instructional Certificate II Demonstrated Knowledge of: Mastery of the necessary content knowledge and skills to successfully teach assigned content area(s) and grade level(s) and deliver exceptional standards-based instruction in assigned content area(s) and grade level(s) that ensures academic growth for all students, including those with special needs Proficiency in automated student information systems for progress and grade reporting and class work documentation and ability to integrate technology into instructional delivery Exceptional Classroom management, organization, planning, instructional delivery, leadership, and technical skills and the ability to utilize differentiated instructional methods to engage students in positive learning experiences The principles, practices and methods of grade level education Subject-specific expertise The contents, materials, methodologies and practices utilized within education at the respective grade level, with an emphasis toward enrichment education Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTII) Critical thinking methodologies and problem-solving techniques Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards Demonstrated Ability to: Assess students' needs and learning styles and to design appropriate differentiated instruction to meet their needs Use and apply simulations and technological innovations in the classroom in pursuit of instructional strategies Facilitate inquiry-based learning as well as whole class, small group and individual instruction, driven by student needs Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, administrators, supportive staff, parents and students Outstanding ability to motivate and build relationships with students and parents to promote student achievement and strengthen community partnerships Note: CCCS has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

Keywords: CHESTER COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL, Philadelphia , Elementary Classroom Teacher, Education / Teaching , Gladwyne, Pennsylvania

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