SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Founders Classical Academy of Schertz (learn more)

Responsive Education Solutions

Schertz, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3170287
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: September 6, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

School Summary:

Founders Classical Academy follows a democratic classical model using Core Knowledge curriculum based in classical liberal arts and sciences with a strong emphasis on civic education.


Position Summary:

The teacher will facilitate learning for ResponsiveEd students in order to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. The teacher enables and works with parents and students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society. They provide leadership, motivation, and rigorous education for all students


Qualifications:

Education/Certification: Must meet one of the following:

Texas State Teacher’s Certification as Elementary Generalist or Elementary Self-Contained Teacher
Bachelor’s degree with a passing score on an ExCET/TExES Exam in grade level or content area to be taught
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
Bachelor’s degree with an academic minor or major (minimum of 18 credit hours) in the core academic subject areas to be taught
Bachelor’s degree and documented successful, relevant work experience in the content area to be taught, established by at least one year of employment in a specific field or occupation that required the educator to demonstrate knowledge or skill in the content area. This is to be supported by a professional letter of recommendation from the educator’s employer or supervisor.


Preferred Experience

Experience teaching in a classical school, or experience teaching with classical traditional methods


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs), and Dispositions

Passion for students
Passion for and strong knowledge of the instructional academic content
Ability to model virtue, teach virtue through the curriculum, and cultivate habits of virtue in students
Understanding of and passion for classical education
Ability to learn and implement classical teaching curricula and methods
Ability to maintain a classroom of approximately 20-27 students
Ability and patience to work interactively with students
Ability to understand the academic needs of students
Strong organizational, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to communicate with all levels of students, their parents, the community, peers, campus administration, superintendents, and corporate staff
Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and student data such as diagnostic test results, state assessments scoring, and grade point average
Ability to transition with changes
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
Ability to travel as necessary (i.e. field trips, class trips, training, etc.)
Computer literacy


Responsibilities and Duties:

Prepare effective lessons, instruct, and motivate students in all course study utilizing classical traditional methods of instruction.
Assign lessons and correct classwork and homework in a timely manner.
Administer formative and summative assessments to evaluate student progress, record results, and issue reports informing parents of progress.
Provide academic interventions for struggling students.
Maintain student grades and student-parent communication via the school’s online grading and communication tool.
Maintain discipline in the classroom.
Maintain a classroom that is conducive to learning, safe, attractive, and stimulates a spirit of inquiry.
Set a good housekeeping example in the classroom and encourage students to follow this example.
Regularly communicate with students and parents to discuss student progress – positive and negative.
Participate in required faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
Inspire, praise, and correct students with consistency, care, and interest to encourage academic success and promote virtue.
Work closely with Special Education and 504 teachers to ensure accommodations are implemented.
Perform duties such as sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations, assisting students in selecting courses of study, and counseling students in adjustment and academic problems.
Actively participate in marketing and student recruiting activities as necessary.
Perform special projects, during and after school hours, and other duties as assigned (after school hours may include, but are not limited to, tutoring, morning and afternoon student drop-off and pick-up duty, pageants, and award ceremonies).
Read and comply with the RES Employee Handbook, the RES Student-Parent Handbook, the Founders Classical Academy Campus Handbook, and other RES-Founders manuals and procedures documents.
Perform all other duties as assigned.


Equipment Used:

All equipment required to perform duties and tasks were previously described.


Physical / Environmental Factors:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Special Education > General Special Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    ResponsiveEd is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, ResponsiveEd prohibits retaliation against any employee who makes a claim alleging to have experienced discrimination, or any employee who, in good faith, makes a report, serves as a witness, or otherwise participates in an investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Amie Sevier, Recruiter
    • 1301 Waters Ridge
    • Lewisville, Texas 75057

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