Reading Teacher

Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Ref
2502
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Overview

Pending approval of the Consolidated Application and Hamilton County Board.

The RTI Elementary Teacher serves as support at the school level in the implementation, monitoring, and improvement of response to Instruction and Intervention. In collaboration with the Elementary Team, develop and articulate a clear approach to Tier 1 Instruction for all students, along with approved strategies and resources for Tier 2 and Tier 3 Instruction.

Responsibilities

  1. Plan, deliver and assess effective instruction that is tightly aligned with State standards.
    • Designs lessons based on best practices with clear learning targets and measurable goals. Frequently plans collaboratively with colleagues to enhance student's reading needs.
    • Conveys high expectations while using multiple effective strategies, materials, and classroom practices that involve and motivate students while differentiating instruction to meet the students' reading needs.
    • Uses colleagues and own self-reflection on instructional practice to continually improve instruction.
  2. Classroom Management & Relationships: Fosters a well-structured and engaging learning environment by utilizing effective classroom procedures and routines while showing caring, respect, and fairness for all students.
  3. Family & Community: Consistently develops strong relationships with students' families while diligently informing parents of expectations, positive news, and/or concerns about their children. Provides opportunities for parents to be involved in their children's learning.
  4. Professional Responsibilities: Actively seeks out opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and other stakeholders in order to improve teaching & learning. Reflects on own instruction and leadership while contributing ideas, expertise, and time to the mission and goals of the school.

Qualifications

We are seeking teaching candidates who are:
  • Experienced in reading and/or literacy instruction.
  • Committed to inspiring and engaging students
  • Committed to high academic achievement and high expectations for all students
  • Able to be a positive team-player and communicate effectively with colleagues, supervisors, students, and families
  • Open to being coached and receiving feedback in order to advance learning and growth for students
  • Professionals with high personal standards and integrity
  • Teaching candidates must hold a valid state of Tennessee teaching certification in Elementary Education (K-5) or be upcoming graduates in an accredited teacher preparation program. If you are from another state, we will work with you to transfer your license to TN.
  • Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree.

Education Requirement

Bachelor's Degree
Years Experience Requirement

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