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2nd Grade Teacher

Company: Manara Academy
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION AVAILABLEDISTRICT: Manara AcademySTATUS: OPENREQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS: Elementary Education (K-6)LOCATION: Manara STEM Academy, Arlington, TXPOSITION: Grade 2JOB DESCRIPTION: Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: Bachelor's degree from accredited universityValid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned.Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned Special Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of core academic subject assigned General knowledge of curriculum and instruction Ability to instruct students and manage their behaviorStrong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsCOMPUTER SKILLSTo perform this job successfully, an individual should be competent in instructional technology applications and ability to learn and use computer software as necessary. Ability to use Google platforms, online teaching and learning platforms and student information systems.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Instructional Strategies

  • Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district's curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.
  • Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  • Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  • Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  • Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  • Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).
  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.Student Growth and Development * Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
    • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
    • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
    • Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.Classroom Management and Organization * Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
      • Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
      • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
      • Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials. Communication
      • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
      • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
      • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly. Professional Growth and Development
      • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
      • Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
      • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
      • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.Supervisory Responsibilities:Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).Working Conditions:Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.SAFETY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESEvery employee of the school has an obligation to know our safety rules and procedures; to teach what they know to others; to recognize unsafe actions and situations; to warn others of unsafe situations; to react to emergency situations and to report hazardous or unsafe practices to those in a position to correct them.MODIFICATION OF DUTIES & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSManara Academy retains the right to change and/or modify the duties and essential functions of this position at any time. This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: All experience levels will be considered.START DATE: 11/01/21Job Type: Full-timePay: $42,383.00 - $55,000.00 per yearBenefits:
        • Dental insurance
        • Health insurance
        • Life insurance
        • Retirement plan
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • 8 hour shift
          • Monday to Friday
          • On callCOVID-19 considerations:Employer takes COVID Precautions. We cannot require students and teachers to wear masks, however, you are welcome to wear a mask. Cleaning and HVAC protocols are in place.Ability to commute/relocate:
            • Arlington, TX 76018: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Application Question(s):
              • Have you every been charged with, adjudicated for, or convicted of having an inappropriate relationship with a minor?
              • Have you ever been convicted of, admitted committing, or are you awaiting trial for any crime (excluding only minor traffic violations not involving any allegation of drug or alcohol impairment)? You must answer, "YES" even if the matter was later dismissed, deferred, vacated, or expunged. If you answer "YES," you must provide dates of the proceedings, the court where the proceedings occurred, a statement of the accusation against you, and the final disposition of the case(s).
              • Have you ever been dismissed (fired) from any job, or resigned at the request of your employer, while charges against you or an investigation of your behavior was pending? You must answer "YES" even if the matter was later resolved with any form of settlement or severance agreement, regardless of the terms. If you answer "YES," you must provide the date of termination of employment, the name, address, and telephone number of the employer(s), and a statement of the alleged reasons for termination, resignation, or allegations against you.
              • Have you ever had any license or certificate of any kind (teaching certificate or otherwise) revoked or suspended, or have you in any way been sanctioned by, or is any charge or complaint now pending against you before any licensing, certification, or other regulatory agency or body, public or private? If you answer, "YES," you must provide the dates of proceedings, name, address, and telephone number of the agenda or body where proceedings took place, a statement of the accusations against you, and the final disposition.
              • Are you now being investigated for any alleged misconduct or other alleged grounds for discipline by any licensing, certification, or other regulatory body (teacher certification or otherwise) by your current or any previous employer? If you answer, "YES," you must provide the name, address, and telephone number of the employer or licensing body and a statement of the accusations against you.
              • Have you ever been found guilty of, entered a plea of nolo contendere (no contest) or been arrested for, been charged with, or are you awaiting trial for any felony or misdemeanor offense under Federal, State, or Tribal law involving crimes of violence; sexual assault; molestation; exploitation; contact or prostitution; crimes against persons; or offenses committed against or involving children? You must answer "YES" even if the matter was later dismissed, deferred, vacated, or expunged. If you answer "YES," you must provide dates of the proceedings, the court where the proceedings occurred, a statement of the accusation(s) against you, and the final or current disposition of the matter.Education:
                • Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:
                  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:
                    • Teaching Certification (Preferred)
                    • ESL Certification (Preferred)Work Location:
                      • One locationWork Remotely:
                        • NoWork Location: One location

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