The Promise Academy at Harrison Elementary - SAFE Instructor (1.0 FTE)

Lexington, KY, US
May 11, 2019
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
  • Position Type:
    Elementary School Positions/ 19-20 Promise Academy Instructor

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:

  • Date Available:
    19-20 School Year

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    Promise Academy Schools

    Make a difference in children's lives! Be the change that a child needs!
    Receive an excellent compensation package for this important mission!

    This is a great opportunity to work in a school that:

    • Promotes a positive learning environment that has a culture of high expectations for student
    • Utilizes Professional Learning Communities to enhance student achievement
    • Provides the extra time needed to deepen student learning through active engagement
    • Collaborates with instructional specialists to maximize the effectiveness of instructional strategies
    • Empowers all stakeholders in the responsibility of increasing the achievement of all students
    • Emphasizes the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of each student
    • Provides a positive, welcoming, and safe environment for the school community

    This opportunity provides a compensation package in accordance with the longer school day and longer school year (pending KDE approval).
    Compared to a traditional school schedule, this compensation package provides a minimum of $14,000 additional pay.

    To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.

    Job Summary:
    • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
    • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students
    • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
    • Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor
    • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
    • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students
    • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
    • Strives to implement, by instruction and action, the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives
    • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required
    • Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required
    • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
    • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation
    • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner
    • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
    • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for instructional teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluates job performance
    • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence
    • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required
    • Maintains regular attendance
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Bachelor's Degree in field of assignment (minimum requirement)
    • Valid Kentucky Teaching Certification for area and grade level of assignment

    Working Conditions:
    • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
    • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
    • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
    • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
    • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights

    Application Procedure:
    Apply online

    Contact Person:
    Heather Bell (

    Based on Teacher Salary Schedule determined by education/experience level

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