English (gr 7-12) @ Gamble Montessori High School

Cincinnati, OH, US
Oct 03, 2019
Grade Level
Elementary School
James N Gamble Montessori HS


Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) serves nearly 36,000 students preschool to 12th grade in 63 school communities, across a 90-square-mile district in Southwest Ohio. Cincinnati Public Schools is the best-performing large urban district in Ohio and ranks among the top 2 percent of Ohio districts for students' learning and growth and offers families high-quality school choices and academic programs.

The district's innovative approach to education, its investment in effective and caring educators and employees, and vast array of collaborative partnerships have accelerated school performance to the highest level in decades - ensuring that students in preschool to 12th grade thrive and graduate prepared for successful lives in the 21st century.

Cincinnati Public is looking for creative, innovative, passionate, problem-solvers to join our team. We seek to have a positive impact on our children and families every day and are looking for staff members who want to not only do an excellent job with their career field but also serve as a role model for the children in CPS. We invite you to become a member of our CPS work family.


To provide educational opportunities where students may fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth in a standard classroom or Montessori setting; and to provide an instruction that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Cincinnati Public Schools standards.

  • Plans for and guides the learning process to help students achieve state standards.
  • Must be able to verbally & physically interact with students as needed.
  • Maintains a classroom atmosphere which is safe and conducive to learning.
  • Establishes a professional relationship with all assigned students.
  • Maintains an open line of communication with parents / guardians using the tools provided by the district including, but not limited to Powerschool and Cognos.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor with students, parents, coworkers and administration.
  • Work experience with children in a multi-ethnic situation preferred.

  • Commitment to helping urban students to succeed; with an emphasis on urban schools with diverse socioeconomic levels, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Willingness to spend the time needed to effectively meet the challenges, objectives, and mission of the CPS district.
  • Ability to be professional, compassionate, empathetic, caring and dedicated to human growth and development.
  • Oversees and maintains a positive academic atmosphere conducive to learning and the safety of students.
  • Implements instructional program, and maintains a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful and productive learning experiences.
  • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
  • Maintains effective and efficient records of student performance.
  • Consistently uses technology for the benefit of student's education.
  • Establishes a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
  • Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for groups, and subject areas.
  • Accepts responsibility for meeting his/her course and school wide student performance goals.
  • Supervises students at all times during the school day.
  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, and honoring schedules.
  • Seeks to involve parents, corporations and the community in the education of youth.
  • Participates cooperatively with other teachers and administrators to develop a method of evaluation in conformance with district guidelines.
  • Maintains licensure requirements and professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.
  • Communicates in a second language when applicable.


Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree or higher in secondary or elementary education from an accredited college or university.

Licensure: Appropriate for class taught


Contract Provisions: 191 days Limited Contract
Salary: Certificated Classroom Teacher per Cincinnati Federation of Teachers (CFT) agreement


All interested applicants are encouraged to apply and only online applications will be considered.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources.

Cincinnati Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. The district has a continuing non-discrimination policy which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.


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