Career Educator/Teacher
Juneau School District - Juneau, AK

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Part-time Position (.50 FTE, approximately 18.75 hours per week)

ANY POSITION ADVERTISED AUGUST 15 TH OR LATER WILL BE A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT ONLY.

TEACHING POSITION : Requires Alaska teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement (s) (for information visit: http://www.eed.state.ak.us/TeacherCertification ). When appropriate, must be willing and able to test for the NCLB "highly qualified" standard(s).

Position Summary : C.A.R.E.S (Credit Attainment, Recovery & Employability Skills) is a 21st Century Alaska Community Learning Center. It is grant funded and designed to provide beyond the school day support to the Juneau School District students grades 9-12 who are credit deficient. The program will also work with drop outs who want to return to school, make up credits and graduate with a diploma. This position will engage in a comprehensive, developmental program designed to nurture and encourage compassionate, responsive and contributing citizens by assisting students to develop academic, career and personal/social competencies.

The incumbent will be responsible for planning the academic and enrichment program needed for graduation including:

Oversight of student schedules once enrolled into a quarter class.
Conduct student entrance interviews and oversee student orientations.
Provide daily support to CARES students and oversight of their class schedules.
Oversee Community Partnerships and coordinate volunteers for CARES classes.
Lead teacher of curriculum development process Provide guidance to evening school itinerant teachers.
Support lead developers of the modules as well as implementation of modules.
Work with Learning Center staff to ensure student needs are met.
Weekly updates on student enrollment numbers and other quarterly data .

Due to the set up and needs of C.A.R.E.S. students, staff hours will be determined individually and individuals will be required to work evenings.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Education.
Valid Alaska teaching certificate or ability to obtain upon hire.
Proven ability to assist at risk students in reaching their goals.
Successful experience with curriculum development using backwards design and curriculum integration.

Preferred Requirements:
Master's degree in education preferred.
Experience teaching in a non-traditional setting.
Proven ability to coordinate community partners and teachers in designing and implementing classes using "backwards design".
Successful experience working as part of a team to develop programs for at-risk students.
Compensation : Salary is dependent on experience and education. The Juneau School District offers a competitive salary – visit: http://www.juneauschools.org/hr/employee/salary_schedules and view the FY13 Certified/Teachers Salary Schedule. We also offer an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) plan, see: http://www.state.ak.us/drb/dcrp/dcrplansummary.pdf .

To Apply :
V isit our website at www.juneauschools.org/hr and complete an online application.

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