Sports Marketing and Entertainment Electives Teachers- IDEA Bluff Springs College Prep (21-22)

Location
Austin, TX, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 20, 2021
Ref
2020-2029
Description
Position at IDEA Public Schools

About IDEA Public Schools :

At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students  graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years - that's 8 times the national rate for students in our communities!

IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve  over 65,000  students across Texas and Louisiana. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our current regions an d new launches in  Tampa Bay , FL  (2021) , Jacksonville, FL (2022) , and Cincinnati, OH (2022) !

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.

To learn more about IDEA, check out this   video .

About Austin

Austin is a vibrant city filled with a rich cultural heritage and is ranked as the #1 Best Place to Live for the second year in a row by  U.S. News and World Report . The city of Austin is the state capital and holds the ranking as the 11 th  largest city in the United States. Currently, Austin is home to 1 6  of IDEA's schools and serves nearly  7,8 00 students at campuses in  Greater  Austin .

In a city that is a hub for knowledge, IDEA is working to support the community through education, which is the single most effective anti-poverty strategy we possess as a nation.  This is why  we focus on AP courses for all students, college acceptance, and matriculation. Only 1 in 8 Austin  students  graduate college ready. Changing this statistic is part of the promise IDEA makes to current and incoming students. Our goal is to serve  over  1 0 ,000 students by 2022.

Role Mission: IDEA Electives teachers instruct students in grades 6-12th grade in a variety of subjects. Each IDEA campus offers different electives which may include: ACT Prep Skills, Art, AVID, Band, Music, Technical Writing, Theatre Arts, or AP Psychology. All IDEA Elective teachers are responsible for ensuring that every IDEA student masters the academic and social skills necessary to succeed in college, while also embodying IDEA's values daily. In addition, IDEA Elective teachers set ambitious goals for student achievement and invest students and families in accomplishing them; create a powerful learning environment; plan and deliver purposeful, rigorous instruction; assess for mastery and track student progress toward goals; analyze data to intervene and adjust instruction; and seek excellence as an educator and an IDEA team member.

Responsibilities:
Implement state learning standards and IDEA curricula and assessments to meet ambitious academic expectations
Learn, master and deliver relevant content and grade level curriculum, core content objectives and texts
Submit weekly lesson plans two weeks in advance for feedback
Implement formal and informal assessments to track each individual student's progress and learning needs, adjust lesson plans accordingly and update gradebook weekly
Communicate students' progress with student and family on a weekly basis
Effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication and educational tool to improve student achievement and manage work related tasks.
Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students' character and sense of community in the classroom
Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student
Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding and respect for the communities in which they identify.
Host necessary tutoring sessions to meet all students' needs
Participate in weekly manager check-ins, grade-level meetings, before and after-school duties, and school wide meetings and functions
Engage in summer and year-long district, school and personal learning and development
Minimum of 40+ hours spent at school per week
Additional responsibilities may include: after-school tutoring or Saturday school and are based on the needs of our scholars
We look for Team and Family who embody the followingvaluesand characteristics:
Believes and is committed to our missionand being an agent of change: that all studentsare capable of gettingto and through college
Has demonstrated effectiveoutcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improvequickly
Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes
Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationshipsin order toachieve outcomes
We believe in education asa professionand hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year educational institution required
High level of content-area proficiency as evidenced by Content Assessment during final interview
Experience teacher underserved or English-language learners

Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned and ability to pass an IDEA content assessment
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment

Compensation:
  • Click here for the Teacher Salary Schedule.
  • This role is also eligible for various stipend opportunities and incentives through our Teacher Career Pathway. For more information about our total rewards, visit our benefits page.
  • Additional hourly compensation is provided for after school tutoring or Saturday school as assigned


This role is also eligible for various stipend opportunities and incentives through our Teacher Career Pathway. For more information about our total rewards, visit our benefits page.

Additional hourly compensation is provided for after school tutoring or Saturday school as assigned

IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.

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