Christa McAuliffe Center
Process for Applying:
2 Letters of Professional Reference (within the last year)
Copy of Certification or Proof of Credentials
The classroom teacher shall be responsible for the effective management of the class/classes to which he or she is assigned. The teacher shall implement an educational program responsive to student needs according to state and local policy, including the Louisiana Components of Effective Teaching. PLANNING
- Plans effectively for instructionDevelops clear and concise written objectives for lesson plansPlans for the substitute teacherUtilizes the state and local curriculum guides
- Maintains an environment conducive to learningTakes appropriate precautions to protect students, equipment, material, and facilitiesPerforms duty assignmentsMaintains accurate, complete, and correct recordsManages learner behavior to provide productive learning opportunities
- Delivers instruction effectivelyEmploys a variety of methods and techniquesPresents appropriate contentUtilizes knowledge of subject matter and child growth and developmentProvides opportunities for student involvement in the learning processRe-teaches when necessaryGives positive feedback throughout the lessonAssesses student progressEvaluates strengths and weakness of individual studentsMeasures student growth using established goals and objectivesUses a variety of evaluative tools to test for understanding and application of subject matterInforms students and/or parents of student progressIntegrates technology into instructionProduces evidence of students academic growth under his/her instruction
- Takes an active role in building-level decision makingParticipates in grade-level/subject area curriculum planning and evaluationsServes on task forces and decision making committee, when appropriateImplements school improvement planCreates partnerships with parents/caregivers and colleaguesProvides clear and timely information to parents/caregivers and colleaguesregarding classroom expectations, student progress, and ways they can assist learningEncourages parents/caregivers to become active partners in their children's education and to become involved in school and classroomSeeks community involvement in the instructional program
Exhibits competency in the following areas:
- Poise and self-confidenceEnthusiasm and optimismPunctualityDependabilityFlexibilityWillingness to implement recommendationsAcceptable speech and grammarEffective communication with studentsDiscreet handling of confidential informationUnbiased attitude regarding race, sex, creed, religion or disabilityEffective communication with colleagues and other adults
Qualifications: Possess a minimum of a Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university. Must hold a valid Louisiana Teaching Certificate.
The East Baton Rouge Parish School System and all of its entities (including Career and Technical Education Programs) does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability or gender in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment), and it is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of gender by Title IX (20 USC 168) and on the basis of disability by Section 504 (42 USC 794). The Title IX Coordinator is Andrew Davis, Director of Risk Management ( ADavis6@ebrschools.org ), - phone (225)929-8705 . The Section 504 Coordinator is Elizabeth Taylor Chapman, Director of Exceptional Student Services ( ETaylor@ebrschools.org ) - phone (225)929-8600 .