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Math Teacher

Employer
Learn4Life Charleston
Location
North Charleston, South Carolina
Salary
$44,000 - $54,000 + Benefits
Closing date
Aug 14, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching
Grade Level
High School
Job Type
Full-Time
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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Teacher Position at Learn4Life Charleston will plan, organize and implement an appropriate personalized instructional program in a learning environment that guides, supports, and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, completion of diploma requirements and post-secondary transition plan. This Position will collaborate with other Instructional Staff and school personnel. 

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:  This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

  • Develop, review and regularly update personalized academic plans based on students’ transcripts, assessment data, career pathway planning (CTE), post-secondary goals, and progress towards those goals 
  • Create and maintain an effective learning environment by modeling positive and respectful behavior, upholding and supporting high academic expectations, and maintaining positive and professional relationships with colleagues, students and parents 
  • Meet with students to provide one on one instruction and support 
  • Conduct effective student appointments; preparing for and delivering instruction, engaging students in goal-setting, monitoring of progress and preparation for completion of graduation requirements 
  • Assign appropriate courses of study 
  • Refer students to core subject area teachers when necessary 
  • Establish and communicate learning objectives and content standards to be assessed 
  • Plan, prepare for and deliver instructional activities to facilitate learning experiences 
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources to support independent learning 
  • Identify and implement instructional strategies and resources to meet students’ varying needs 
  • Engage students in academic conversations that elicit critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication 
  • Connect instruction to real-world experiences and students’ post-secondary goals 
  • Regularly check for understanding and provide clarifying and/or enrichment information 
  • Carefully observe, review and evaluate student homework and tests to assess and monitor progress 
  • Grade course homework, projects, and tests 
  • Provide students with meaningful feedback to enhance learning and improve achievement 
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students 
  • Instruct and monitor student progress in the use of online learning materials and technology 
  • Provide appropriate accommodations, modifications and interventions for English Learners, students with 504 Plans, and Special Education students 
  • Model and guide students to develop strategies that foster independent learning skills such as, goal-setting, time management, and accessing/utilizing resources 
  • Use relevant technology to support instruction 
  • Administer diagnostic assessments according to guidelines set forth by the Organization and site 
  • Regularly communicate necessary information to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs 
  • Refer students to support structures; tutors, intervention programs, labs, counselors, and other “wrap around’ services as appropriate 
  • Manage student behavior in the school by enforcing rules and disciplinary systems of the school 
  • Prepare for and facilitate positive parent conferences 
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area curriculum, teaching resources and methods 
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development 
  • Monitor credit completion rates of students 
  • Monitor student attendance 
  • Claim and report daily attendance 
  • Keep student work folders neat and organized 
  • Close out student folders in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines 
  • Generate report cards in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines 
  • Document and review student notes and parent/student contacts in Contact Manager 
  • Update all necessary records accurately and timely as required by law, Organizational policies, school regulations, and independent auditors 
  • Collaborate with colleagues to improve teaching practices through professional learning communities, student study teams, department meetings, and student retention meetings 
  • Participate in Professional Development opportunities as needed 
  • Follow established policies and procedures for reporting incidents (e.g., child abuse, substance abuse, harassment, and violence). 
  • Attend all required meetings and graduation ceremonies 
  • Administrative duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time 
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATION, ETC. 

  • Thorough knowledge of State Teaching Standards 
  • Knowledge of educational trends, research, and technology to support learning 
  • Knowledge of research-based instructional strategies necessary for effective instruction of all student  
  • populations, including students at-risk of academic failure 
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student learning needs 
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff members, and community representatives in  
  • providing a rigorous educational program 
  • Ability to work effectively with all racial, ethnic, linguistic, disability, and socioeconomic groups  
  • Ability to communicate effectively including giving clear and concise instructions, using academic language, and  appropriate level of delivery, and listening without bias and providing appropriate feedback/reinforcement 
  • Ability to compose and comprehend written communication 
  • Ability to make independent judgements 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain accurate records 
  • Commitment to the education of all students 
  • Planning and organizational skills 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university 
  • Valid South Carolina Teaching Certificate or enrollment in a State approved educator preparation program and student teaching 
  • Skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)  
  • TRAVEL: Ability to travel in performance of job duties is required 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination, high people engagement. 
  • Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together 
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly 
  • Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information 
  • Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery 
  • Physical Strength: sedentary work. Sitting most of the time, and occasionally exerts up to 10 lbs. of force (almost all office jobs) 
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required 
  • Working in a noisy, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures 
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