Texas School of the Arts
Texas Center for Arts + Academics
- Job ID: 3381060
- Application Deadline:
Posted until Filled
October 12, 2020
- Starting Date:
Position Title: Kindergarten Teacher
Reports to: Principal
Department: General Education
Position Summary: Provide students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that will enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Help students develop the skills necessary to be a productive member of society. In collaboration with other faculty and administration, the Teacher will support the School’s mission through curriculum development and instruction in alignment with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
Essential Job Function:
•Design, write, and use lesson plans that conform to the charter’s curriculum, ensuring written plans are available for review
•Ensure lesson plans show modifications for differences in student learning styles
•Teach instructional subjects according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, charter polices, and administrative regulations
•Implement appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment to ensure comprehension of learning styles and student needs
•Design instructional activities by using data from student learning style assessments
•Collaborate with special education teachers on student Individual Education Plans to ensure all modifications are met
•Collaborate with staff to determine charter requirements for instructional goals, objectives, and methods
•Produce and oversee teacher aide and volunteer assignments
•Employ technology practices to strengthen the instructional process
•Prepare classroom to enhance learning and to aid in physical, social, and emotional development of students
•Control student behavior in agreement with the student handbook
•Ensure necessary and reasonable measures are taken to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
•Keep up to date and abide by state and charter regulations and policies for teachers
•Gather, manage, and file all reports, records, and other documents required
•Be active in faculty meetings, assist in staff committees, create and maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members
•Produce formal and informal testing to evaluate student success
•All other duties as assigned
Essential Job Requirements:
•Education: Bachelor’s degree, Teacher Certification, or working toward alternative certification; Master’s degree preferred. Teacher certification or Highly Qualified designation required.
•Experience: Ideally a minimum of three (3) years teaching at the elementary level.
•Required Skills and Capabilities: Understanding of subjects assigned; Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction; Capable of instructing students and managing their behavior; Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
•Preferred Skills and Capabilities: Proven experience collaborating with others to develop interdisciplinary academic products/classroom activities.
•Physical Requirements: Ability to carry up to 25 lbs.; valid driver license.
Position Category: 10 month contract, exempt, full-time
Classroom Teacher > Elementary
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
Equal Opportunity Employer
Texas Center for Arts + Academics 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.
- At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
- Bachelor degree preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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