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English Teacher

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Pay: up to $39,000/year
36000.00-39000.00 (USD) Annually
Posted: 2/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1529
Keywords: teaching, educator

Job Description

  

Work Location: Toltecalli High School 251 W. Irvington Rd. Tucson, AZ 85705




                   

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  
     
  • Ability to provide quality instruction pertinent to subject area
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  • Extensive knowledge of cooperative learning  strategies, differentiation, small group instruction, knowledge of  developing formative and summative assessments to inform instruction
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  • Ability to incorporate research proven teaching strategies into  daily lesson delivery
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  • Ability to use interactive white boards and  applications 
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  • Be familiar with the AZ College and Career Ready State Standards of English  Language Arts
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  • Ability to integrate reading and writing  into the English Language Arts curriculum
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  • Experience working with diverse populations
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  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and build positive and  appropriate relationships with students
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  
     
  • A Bachelors Degree in English or Master’s  degree in education or content area preferred
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  • Highly qualified in content area or knowledgeable  in content area
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  • Comprehensive knowledge of AZ College and Career Ready State Standards 
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  • Must possess a valid Class 1 or Class 2  Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety 
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  • Willingness to collaborate  with colleagues in planning for academic  improvement in academic areas other than your own, as needed
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  • Deep understanding of  English concepts and inquiry based instruction
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  • Willingness to teach  multiple grades and subject levels
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  • Willingness to  differentiate instruction 
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  • Willingness to oversee/  advise extracurricular activities (student clubs, intramural sports, music  instruction, etc.) 
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  • Willingness to work with  students before or after school to support their academic growth
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  • Experience utilizing  community experts and community resources to enhance content instruction  preferred 
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  • Experience building  student and parent relationships to improve student achievement
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  • Experience working with an  At-Risk Student Population (Preferred)
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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES 

  
  1. Curriculum Planning and Delivery
  
     
       
    1. Deliver exceptional  standards-based instruction in assigned content area(s) and grade  level(s) that ensures academic growth for ALL students
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    3. Develop daily, and unit lesson plans that are  thoughtful, goal-oriented and aligned with the curriculum and the AZ  College and Career Ready State Standards
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    5. Communicate regularly  with parents and be available for Open Houses, Parent-Teacher Conferences  and other events involving parents
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    7. Be available to  provide students with homework help before and after school
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    9. Develop  and implement detailed plans that support student learning, in keeping  with the school’s priorities and structures: (EX: Portfolio creation;  Passage/ Graduation Presentation preparation; internship support;  wellness planning; student-led conference preparation; exhibition of  student work preparation; culture building)
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    11. Continuously  collect student data and analyze to drive classroom instruction  (formative and summative assessesments)
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    13. Collaborate  with colleagues to create and implement interdisciplinary standard-based  project learning   
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    15. Incorporate  explicit literacy instruction (reading and writing) into content- area  lesson plans
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    17. Incorporate  core curriculum and instructional practice into daily lessons and units 
  
     
  1. Classroom Management
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    1. Develop appropriate positive relationships with  students, including explicit recognition of their growth (e.g., positive  calls home, positive notes, etc.)
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    3. Consistently implement  the school-wide student management policies within classrooms and  everywhere on campus
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  3. Assessment
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    1. Regularly  assess student mastery of key skills and concepts and use this data to  differentiate instruction to meet student needs
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    3. Maintain  accurate, thorough records of student achievement and behavioral  performance and complete Progress Reports and Report Cards promptly and  as scheduled
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    5. Participate  in data analysis meetings
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  5. Professional Development
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    1. Master  the necessary content knowledge and skills to successfully teach assigned  content area(s) and grade level(s)
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    3. Punctually  attend, and positively contribute at all daily and/or weekly staff meetings
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    5. Grow  as a professional educator with classes/workshops for professional  development (in specific areas of interest and/or need) and coaching and feedback from Principal and  peers
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    7. Participate  in ongoing professional development, which includes participating in a Professional  Learning Community (PLC) focusing on effective instructional practice
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    9. Attend content area and school team  meetings focusing on assessment, curriculum development, and  instructional practice
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    11. Participate  in professional growth meetings with the principal
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JOB DEMANDS

  

Requires vision and hearing and the ability to speak, write, print, and draw. Work in the job involves being active at all times in the classroom. Requires moving from one location to another.  Other physical activity includes reaching, stooping, bending, holding, grasping and lifting heavy objects. Visual weakness must not prohibit the performing of assigned duties. Verbal communicative ability required.

  


  

 

  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  

Indoor classroom environment and some outdoor activities away from the primary work environment.  All weather conditions/temperatures. Contact with the public, employees, children, and parents. Work with At-Risk Student population.

  

 

  

ACCOUNTABILITY

  

Reports to and is supervised directly by the ____________________. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.

  

 

     

  

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