CLASSROOM TEACHER

MeyerPark Elementary Charter School (learn more)

Houston, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3066135
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: March 14, 2019
  • Starting Date: July 29, 2019

Job Description

Instructional Strategies
Develop and implement lesson plans for teaching the approved curriculum in the assigned grade level/subject and provide written evidence of preparation as required to the principal.
Ensure lesson plans show modifications for differences in student learning styles and academic levels.
Teach instructional subjects according to guidelines established by administrative regulations.
Implement appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment to ensure comprehension of learning styles and student needs.
Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play/centers.
Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
Design instructional activities by using data from student learning assessments.
Collaborate with grade levels above you to ensure all areas are met.
Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aid(s) and/or volunteer(s).
Use appropriate technologies in the teaching/learning process.
Develop the student profile for each student in the classroom.
Complete progress reports, report cards, and year end summarizes as needed.
Complete all required documentation including (but not limited to) lesson plans, self evaluations, and student evaluation by the assigned date.

Student Growth and Development
Assist students in analyzing and improving methods and habits of study.
Assign and grade class work and homework as required by district
Observe and evaluate student performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
Consistently assess student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.
Coordinate and manage extracurricular duties as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the principal.
Present a positive role model for students that support the mission of the school.

Classroom Management and Organization
Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Manage student behavior in the classroom and other areas as appropriate and administer discipline according to board policies, and administrative regulations.
Establish and enforce rules for behavior and classroom procedures for maintaining order for assigned students.

Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials, as needed.
Communication
Establish communication rapport with parents, students, and teachers through conferences, along with administration.
Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children’s progress, and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs, on a three week basis.
Create and maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members.
Present information accurately through clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: General
    Classroom Teacher > Title I
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    MeyerPark Elementary Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Professional
      Enrich job skills through professional development activities.
      Adhere to the Texas Educator’s Preamble listed in the Employee Handbook.
      Conduct yourself in a positive professional manner.

      Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers
      Compile, manage and file all reports, records and other required documents in a timely manner
      Participate in staff development activities and serve on staff committees as necessary.
      Regular and punctual (Consistent) attendance

      Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
      Maintain emotional control under stress
      Long periods of standing, walking
      Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing
      Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment
      Ability to lift 25 lbs

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Julia Wright
    • 13663 Main Street
    • Houston, Texas 77035

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