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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
Eagle Academy Public Charter School
JOB DESCRIPTIONMISsion: Eagle Academy Public Charter School s mission is to build the foundation for a promising future for all students in a rich, robust learning environment that fosters creativity, problem-solving abilities, emphasizing cognitive, social and emotional growth by engaging children as active learners.
VISion: Eagle Academy Public Charter School students become confident individuals with positive self-esteem. They will be respectful, effective communicators; creative problem solvers; critical, reflective thinkers; self-directed lifelong learners; and users of current technology. In our vision, ALL students will develop a strong foundation for continual learning by working to high standards and expectation s of achievement. Accountability will be shared between parents, educators and the students themselves. Our school will provide students with a safe and secure learning environment where they will take advantage of a wide variety of resources and learning strategies
The Teacher is responsible for the cognitive and affective development of each student. The Teacher insures that a child- centered, active lesson is prepared for every area each day. The teacher is responsible for the measurable forward progress of students in cognitive and affective development. Additional areas of responsibility are creating an active learning environment, facilitating the curriculum, personalizing the curriculum to meet the needs of the students, integrating technology into the classroom, mentoring the associate teacher (when possible), and partnering with staff members, students, parents, and administration.
REports to: Building Principal
Bachelor s degree required in Early Childhood Education and/or Special Education
Attain a Master s Degree in Early Reading, Science, Math or Special Education within five years of appointment to Eagle. OtherMaster Degrees with approval of CEO.
Meet the appropriate grade level and subject area requirements to obtain Highly Qualified status for the District of Columbia under the No Child Left Behind law
Minimum of two years of successful classroom teaching experience, preferably within an urban school setting (preferred)
Deep knowledge and experience with effective instructional and behavioral methods and strategies for educating urban youth
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and rapidly-changing environment
Intellectual agility, a commitment to maintaining rigorous standards, and a demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute on multiple priorities simultaneously
Innovative, creative and collaborative thinker
Has experience in working in under resourced communities and is able to read and adjust to cultural differences
JoB Functions and Responsibilities:
Curriculum and Instruction
Organizes and provides a program of instruction for students designed to meet the needs of all levels of ability in the class Determines the immediate objectives and methods of achieving the ultimate objectives; selects materials and methods of teaching which will accomplish these objectives.
Prepares lesson plans based on the approval Eagle curriculum and instructional program. Also prepares tests and classroom activities
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