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Elementary Teachers - Temple Charter Academy

Company: Priority Charter Schools
Location: Temple
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are a small charter school with grades Pre-K through 12th grade. We are a very supportive, extended family of educators. We are looking for a person that thrives in the classroom and with students, who is flexible and willing to learn.

Candidate is responsible for planning, organizing, and presenting activities contributing to educational, social, and physical development of students to enhance their self-worth and equip them with the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to function in society. Considerable judgment, tact, patience, sensitivity, and flexibility are required to deal with students from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and learning styles. This position requires creativity and adaptive thinking to match teaching objectives, learning strategies, and instructional plans with students' abilities.

*Qualifications: *

*Education/Certification: *
Bachelor's Degree (required)
Valid Texas Teaching Certificate or enrolled in a TEA-approved alternative certification program (preferred)

*Skill Requirements: *
- This position requires the ability to apply knowledge of current education and instructional theories, methodologies, techniques, and principles, knowledge of subject matter, and knowledge of State, Local, and Federal laws and regulations affecting the lives and education of students.
- This position requires an understanding of child and adolescent development. Incumbent must have the skills to manage student behavior.
- Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively using a variety of media, work with others as a team, organize and maintain records, manage time and resources effectively and efficiently, and evaluate performance and provide constructive feedback.

*Performance Responsibilities: *
- Provide instruction to a class, individual students, or groups of students using such methods as oral presentation, demonstration, discussion of homework assignments, answering questions, offering laboratory directions, and games.
- Plan lessons, including activities such as preparing learning objectives and goals, designing tests or exams, studying material, setting up labs, and preparing exams .
- Facilitate learning in the classroom (e.g., maintain discipline; encourage participation; consult with parents, school staff, and other care providers to identify and address social or developmental needs.)
- Evaluate student performance.
- Maintain records and document student progress (e.g., record grades and absences, provide progress reports.)
- Perform all duties pertaining to area of expertise as required (e.g., early childhood, language, music, physical education, vocational training, safety, and career education.)
- Maintain contact with parents in regard to student performance through activities such as parent-teacher conferences, progress reports, letters, and special meetings.
- Maintain professional development through such activities as classes, conferences, seminars, workshops, and professional journals; provide technical guidance to less experienced teachers.
- Perform various administrative activities (e.g., attend faculty and staff meetings, order equipment and supplies, copy materials, create bulletin boards, take attendance, obtain permission slips, and coordinate department activities.)
- Prepare lesson materials, supplies, and equipment (e.g., copy materials, set up audio visual equipment, arrange lab materials.)
- Monitor student behavior both inside and outside the classroom (e.g., during class, in hallways between classes, and during assemblies, extracurricular activity meetings or events, fire drills, or other group activities.)
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.
- Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical and responsible.
- Articulate the district's mission and goals to the community and solicit its' support in realizing the school's mission.

*Benefits: *
- Salary (district salary schedule plus stipends for extra duties)
- Health Insurance, including major medical, dental, vision, and life.
- TRS retirement pension benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $32,220.00 - $60,122.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
* If you do not have a valid Texas teacher certificate, are you enrolled in an alternative teaching program?
* If you are enrolled in an alternative teaching program, what is the name of the alternative teaching program?

* Bachelor's (Required)

* Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

* Texas Teacher certificate (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Priority Charter Schools, Temple , Elementary Teachers - Temple Charter Academy, Education / Teaching , Temple, Texas

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