The Carreras en Salud VESL Reading Instructor position repots to Curriculum Specialist and is responsible for providing appropriate instruction to program participants at Instituto del Progreso Latino.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Guiding Principles for CES Instructors:
Measurable Improvement in Students Performance Teacher has the urgency that all her/his students will master knowledge and skills according to their educational plan, and uses data to drive instruction developing adequate interventions. Interactive Rigorous Learning Environment to Integrate Real-World Applications within the Health Sciences Context Teacher integrates relevant health context in the curriculum, provides students with problem solving learning experiences in a knowledge generating environment. Collaborative and Collegial Professionalism Teacher fosters and maintains strong relationships with colleges, students, their families and the community. Also, demonstrates leadership ability, and strong critical thinking skills to making accurate linkages between cause and effect and generating relevant solutions to problems. And finally, has excellent organizational ability.
Teacher Performance Standards:
Performance Standard 1: Data-Driven Planning- The teacher uses data to plan appropriate curricula, implement instructional strategies, and use resources to promote learning for all students. The teacher assumes responsibility for meeting his/her course and school-wide student performance goals. Performance Standard 2: Instructional Delivery- The teacher promotes student learning by addressing individual learning differences and by using effective instructional strategies. The teacher implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. Performance Standard 3: Assessment- The teacher analyzes assessment data to measure student progress and guide immediate and long-range instruction. Performance Standard 4: Learning Environment- The teacher provides a well-managed, safe student-centered environment that is academically challenging and where students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process. Performance Standard 5: Communication- The teacher communicates effectively both orally and in writing with students, staff, parents/guardians, industry representatives and the community and maintains appropriate communication with each group. Performance Standard 6: Professionalism- The teacher maintains a professional demeanor, participates in professional growth opportunities, demonstrates an understanding of the curriculum, and contributes to the profession. Performance Standard 7: Student Achievement- The work of the teacher results in acceptable, measurable student progress.
Organization- The instructor meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor. Collaboration - The instructor collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment, keeps in regular contact with case managers, and maintains cooperative working relationships with students. Instructor teems with an assigned sector practitioner to coordinate the implementation of lesson plans, corresponding activities, and assessments. Content Knowledge - The instructor demonstrates strong content knowledge and a continuing interest in the subject matter. Instructors implement the contextualized curriculum with a practical application of the medical field Planning- The instructor is responsible for preparing daily lesson plans that include but are not limited to, class objectives, materials needed, and assessment tools and methods
Requirements & Qualifications
Type 9 Teacher Certification preferred. Bachelors degree is required. Experience in teaching required. Possess strong knowledge and experience with computer fundamentals such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Culturally competent with the ability to balance roles of coach, counselor, and advocates. Understanding of contextualized leaning and differentiated instruction. Knowledge of Adult Learning Theory.
Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files.
Majority of work performed in a general office environment. Position requires availability for extended hours plus non-traditional hours required to perform job duties. Also requires participation and attendance at organization sponsored events and meetings.