Social Studies Teacher

Deadline: 
Friday, October 5, 2018
District/Organization: 
Covenant House Academy
Position Details: 

Position:                       Social Studies Teacher                                 

Reports to:                   Principal

 

General Description:  Delivers teacher-led instruction in a blended learning environment for the purposes of supplemental enrichment, core curriculum, and credit recovery to meet a range of educational needs for at-risk and homeless youth.              

 

Primary Responsibilities (abbreviated listing):

  • Understands, accepts, and abides by the Covenant House Academy philosophy and mission statement in all his/her school activities.
  • Differentiates instruction based on students’ learning styles and needs and assists students in assimilating information to gain understanding and knowledge.
  • Uses computers and other technology provided to assist students.
  • Establishes standards for student behavior that are designed to ensure academic integrity and appropriate uses of the Internet and written communication.
  • Arranges media and content to help transfer knowledge most effectively in the blended environment.
  • Uses student data to inform instruction, guides and monitors students’ management of their time, monitors learner progress with available tools and develops an intervention plan for unsuccessful learners.
  • Demonstrates effective strategies and techniques that actively engage students in the learning process.

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to adapt and adjust instruction to create multiple paths to meet learning objectives 
  • Knowledge of accepted and effective techniques for working with at-risk youth with diverse family dynamics
  • An aptitude and working knowledge of computer courseware and hardware

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (RX 9-12 IS REQUIRED)
  • Certification in appropriate area
  • Satisfactory completion of criminal history check

TO APPLY:

SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST ALONG WITH CURRENT RESUME BY FAX OR EMAIL TO:  MICHAEL KRYSTYNIAK, NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018   (FAX (313) 558-9023, EMAIL mkrystyniak@chayvs.org).

Youth Vision Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. YVS will not discriminate against any otherwise qualified employee or applicant for employment with respect to hire, tenure, terms, conditions or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height, weight

Email: 
thawkins@chayvs.org
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