Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

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History Teacher

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Pay: up to $39,000/year
36000.0000-39000.0000 (USD) Hourly
Posted: 8/27/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1328
Keywords: teaching, educator

Job Description

  


Work Location: Envision High School 3550 N. Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ 85705





PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  


  

Ability to incorporate research proven strategies into the daily lesson delivery.  Knowledge of interactive white boards and functions preferred.  Ability to infuse reading and writing into history curriculum.  Knowledge of the state standard.  Experience working with diverse populations specifically Native American and Hispanic.

  


  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  

Must possess a Bachelors Degree in History or Master’s degree in education or content area. Highly qualified in content area.  2 years teaching experience in History or approved internship. Valid Arizona Teaching certification. Must possess a valid Class 1 or Class 2 Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety.  Willingness to implement an interdisciplinary approach to teaching content standards that infuses the arts and literacy skills. Willingness to collaborate with colleagues in planning and implementing academic investigations (studies) in academic areas other than your own, as needed. Deep understanding of content-area concepts and interest in constructivist, investigative teaching and learning. Willingness to teach multiple grades and subject levels. Willingness to differentiate instruction.  Willingness to oversee/ advise extracurricular activities (student clubs, intramural sports, music instruction, etc.)  Willingness to work with students before or after school to support their academic growth.  Experience utilizing community experts and community resources to enhance content instruction preferred.  Experience integrating literacy and the arts in your subject area, implementing. Service Learning and/or project-based teaching and learning, and providing an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning is preferred.

  

 

  


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 and a scope and sequence that are thoughtful, goal-oriented  and aligned with curriculum
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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 for Crew (Advisory) 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. Collaborate  with colleagues to create and implement interdisciplinary learning  expeditions, the primary means of organizing the curriculum at the  school. Expeditions must align with district and state standards, the  school-wide curriculum map, and portfolio, Passage and graduation  requirements.
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    13. Incorporate  explicit literacy instruction (reading and writing) into content- area  lesson plans.
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    15. Incorporate  core curriculum and instructional practice into daily lessons and units.
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    17. Collaborate  with colleagues in the development of the school-wide curriculum map,  school structures, and school culture.
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  1. Classroom Management
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    1. Develop positive  appropriate 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. 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  Collaborative Practice Group (study group) 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. Attend  regional and national professional development offerings by ELOB, as  appropriate.
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JOB DEMANDS

  

 

  

Requires vision and hearing and the ability to speak, write, print, and draw. Work in the job involves sitting and using computer peripherals for extended periods of time. 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. May have exposure to noise.

  

 

  

ACCOUNTABILITY

  

 

  

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

  

 



  

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