English Teacher

Employer
ALS Education LLC
Location
Orlando, FL, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 27, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher, English Teacher
Grade Level
High School
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Description

The English Teacher position is responsible for coaching, motivating and instructing high school students within the company model and with attention given to each student's Individual Graduation Plan (IGP). All for-credit courses are aligned to state standards and are delivered in such a way to engage student learning, and accelerate the accumulation of credits through a mastery-based educational model. In many respects, the teacher acts more like a coach and mentor in this environment and is specifically focused on ensuring the success of his/her students.

Requirements

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Provide a learning environment of high student accountability that is student-centered and aligned with the school's academic goals and specified objectives.


EVALUATION CRITERIA:

  • Recognition of student achievement (incentive charts, certificates) is displayed throughout the classroom.
  • Standard Operating Model (SOM) resources (textbooks, calculators, student notebooks, etc.) are available to students in the classroom.
  • Administrator observations indicate twice monthly delivery of prescribed social-emotional curriculum.
  • Positive phone calls made monthly to each advisory student/parent as recorded in the Contact Log.
  • 100% of students in advisory group receive feedback at least once each month via My Success©.
  • Provide direction and leadership within the classroom by displaying an effective working knowledge of the subject matter and by demonstrating best practices relating to teaching/instructional techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively assist students in assigned subject area(s) - 85% of students who are active after 90 days of enrollment will have completed 2.5 credits; 85% of students who are active after 180 days of enrollment will have completed 5.0 credits.
  • Adherence to instructional practices within SOM and teacher evaluation system.
  • Use applicable, appropriate Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 instructional techniques and interventions to effectively support students at all levels as documented in the Response to Intervention tools or meeting notes.
  • Documentation of active participation in required professional development.
  • Assist in all initiatives to ensure school meets defined FTE enrollment and attendance goals.
  • Student daily attendance for advisory group is 70% or higher.
  • Student retention rate for advisory group is 70% or higher.
  • Attendance calls made for absent advisory students on day/during session of student absence as recorded in the Contact Log.
  • School meets or exceeds FTE enrollment goals.
  • Maintain progress monitoring reports, attendance and behavioral records, academic grades, and other student records as required by state regulatory guidelines and company policy and procedures.
  • Accurate and up to date Progress Monitoring Logs for all assigned students.
  • Attendance audits indicate adherence to company's policies for attendance record keeping.
  • Up to date grade books in instructional software and STARS and other student records.
  • Pacing guides are complete, monitored, and modified (if applicable).
  • Collaborate effectively and professionally with peers to develop, plan, and implement best educational practices based upon the individual academic needs of the students that are aligned with company goals.
  • Collegiality and professionalism is at the applying or innovating level as per the approved Florida instructional model protocol tool.
  • Meeting agendas and sign in sheets documenting participation in Individual Educational Plan (IEP) and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) meetings.
  • Meeting agendas and sign in sheets documenting participation in academic planning meetings.
  • Participate in professional development courses or activities to maintain appropriate certification or credentials based on position.
  • Up to date certification and required endorsements.
  • Up to date Individual Professional Development Plan aligned with School Improvement Plan.
  • Sign in sheets documenting participation in all company provided training and professional development.
  • Documentation of participation in all district required training and professional development.
  • Serve as the writing coach.
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned, which are aligned in accordance with company policy and procedures to ensure student educational and behavioral goals and objectives are achieved.


JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PREREQUISITES:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Appropriate Teacher's certification.
  • Knowledge of the principles of secondary education.
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional theory.
  • Knowledge, skills and ability to analyze and use data to drive program improvement.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Previous experience and/or the ability to work with overage and at-risk youth is preferred.


Summary

Opportunities abound at ALS Education LLC, a leading provider of non-traditional programming for students who are at-risk of dropping out of high school or who have already dropped out and are seeking a second chance. Serving students in some of the largest school districts in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina, ALS Education LLC manages 21 schools (17 in Florida, 3 In North Carolina, and 1 in Georgia). ALS Education LLC is currently seeking outstanding teachers, leaders, and staff who are committed to helping our students aged 16-21 who have dropped out and need a unique learning environment to thrive and be successful.

Our schools provide students the opportunity to get back on track in their learning by building basic skills and meeting requirements for graduation. Looking beyond graduation, we provide extensive career and college readiness training to prepare students with the skills and planning for life after high school.

We have an increased need for teachers interested in teaching reading, math, science, special education, and English as a second language in an innovative High School Setting.

If you are seeking an opportunity to be part of a mission-driven organization and impact the lives and legacies of students and families, apply now!

  • Growing organization with growth opportunities for interested and high performing employees
  • Significantly smaller typical student load than a traditional high school (average 50 versus 150 in a traditional high school)
  • Minimal daily lesson planning as the core curriculum is computer-driven
  • Opportunity to spend instructional time supporting the individual needs of students
  • Minimal non-instructional assignments (ie. no cafeteria coverage; afterschool sports or activity supervision)
  • 401K with company profit sharing match
  • Daily opportunity for additional hourly stipends for the extended school day
  • Ability to support students from the beginning to the end of their journey (students don't change teachers year-over-year)
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