Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
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Work Location: Envision High School 3550 N. Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ 85705
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.
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
- Deliver exceptional standards-based instruction in assigned content area(s) and grade level(s) that ensures academic growth for ALL students
- Develop daily and unit lesson plans and a scope and sequence that are thoughtful, goal-oriented and aligned with curriculum
- Communicate regularly with parents and be available for Open Houses, Parent-Teacher Conferences and other events involving parents
- Be available to provide students with homework help before and after school
- 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)
- 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.
- Incorporate explicit literacy instruction (reading and writing) into content- area lesson plans.
- Incorporate core curriculum and instructional practice into daily lessons and units.
- Collaborate with colleagues in the development of the school-wide curriculum map, school structures, and school culture.
- Classroom Management
- Develop positive appropriate relationships with students, including explicit recognition of their growth (e.g., positive calls home, positive notes, etc.)
- Consistently implement the school-wide student management policies within classrooms and everywhere on campus
- Regularly assess student mastery of key skills and concepts and use this data to differentiate instruction to meet student needs
- Maintain accurate, thorough records of student achievement and behavioral performance and complete Progress Reports and Report Cards promptly and as scheduled
- Professional Development
- Master the necessary content knowledge and skills to successfully teach assigned content area(s) and grade level(s)
- Punctually attend, and positively contribute at all daily and/or weekly staff meetings
- 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
- Participate in ongoing professional development, which includes participating in a Collaborative Practice Group (study group) focusing on effective instructional practice.
- Attend content area and school team meetings focusing on assessment, curriculum development, and instructional practice
- Attend regional and national professional development offerings by ELOB, as appropriate.
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.
Reports to and is supervised directly by the Principal. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.