Reading/Language Arts Teacher
The Arts & Tech Academy - Washington, DC

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DESCRIPTION

The Arts & Technology Academy provides students with a rigorous standards-based education through the integration of highly-effective and innovative instruction. The Reading/Lanugae Arts Teacher provides an appropriate educational atmosphere which encourages positive student learning and participation in a dynamic setting with other classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum programs and goals.

DUTIES

Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Works with administrators and instructional teams to plan and implement hands-on programs and activities for students and the school
  • Participates as an active member with other faculty and staff
  • Participates in a cooperative effort with faculty and staff to plan, implement and evaluate programs of continuing school improvement
  • Manages classroom and supervises proper care of equipment used
  • Participates in personal professional growth activities focused on the acquisition of new and improved skills and knowledge
  • Diagnoses and analyzes student progress and programs for the purpose of providing appropriate instruction based on the development stages of students
  • Utilizes a variety of instructional techniques to meet the individual needs of students
  • Utilizes the arts and technology and current research in instruction
  • Evaluates students' progress on a regular basis
  • Utilizes classroom management techniques conducive to an effective classroom climate
  • Shows sensitivity to students, parents and the community and promotes student self-esteem
  • Maintains professional relationship between school and parents
  • Maintains contact with parents through parent-teacher conferences, telephone or written communications
  • Encourages parental involvement through school activities, connecting home and school
  • Maintains all records as required, including, but not limited to grade books, attendance records and student progress reports
  • Assists in the protection of student and school property
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Head of School or a designee
  • Contributes to a positive school culture
  • Encourages students by giving them praise
QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:
Teaching experience in an elementary school setting; familiar in the area of curriculum implementation; demonstrated skill in participative management, shared decision making and school and program planning.

Education:
Bachelor's degree or higher in education (or related field) from an accredited college or university and passing Praxis.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of prescribed curriculum and child development
  • Ability to communicate effectively using written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of current research
  • Basic knowledge of technology and the arts
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage the classroom and supervise students
  • Skill in analyzing, diagnosing and evaluating student progress and programs
  • Knowledge of varied learning styles
  • Ability to use effective, positive interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to a core set of beliefs about teaching, learning
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Works with administrators and instructional teams to plan and implement hands-on programs and activities for students and the school
  • Participates as an active member with other faculty and staff
  • Participates in a cooperative effort with faculty and staff to plan, implement and evaluate programs of continuing school improvement
  • Manages classroom and supervises proper care of equipment used
  • Participates in personal professional growth activities focused on the acquisition of new and improved skills and knowledge
  • Diagnoses and analyzes student progress and programs for the purpose of providing appropriate instruction based on the development stages of students
  • Utilizes a variety of instructional techniques to meet the individual needs of students
  • Utilizes the arts and technology and current research in instruction
  • Evaluates students' progress on a regular basis
  • Utilizes classroom management techniques conducive to an effective classroom climate
  • Shows sensitivity to students, parents and the community and promotes student self-esteem
  • Maintains professional relationship between school and parents
  • Maintains contact with parents through parent-teacher conferences, telephone or written communications
  • Encourages parental involvement through school activities, connecting home and school
  • Maintains all records as required, including, but not limited to grade books, attendance records and student progress reports
  • Assists in the protection of student and school property
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Head of School or a designee
  • Contributes to a positive school culture
  • Encourages students by giving them praise

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