Foster School Third Grade Teacher

Deadline: 
Friday, August 16, 2019
District/Organization: 
LUDINGTON AREA SCHOOLS
Position Details: 

Schedule A Teaching Position for the 2019-2020 School Year - Foster Third Grade Teacher

Full-time position will focus on teaching reading, writing and science to third grade students at Foster Elementary School. Must be Michigan Teacher Certified and be Highly Qualified. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate learning.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction and engage students in the learning process.
  • Incorporate STEAM activities within the curriculum.
  • Establish classroom structure that values positive relationships through intentional implementation of the district curriculum and support the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports system .
  • Support non-academic needs through the student support network district system of all students in order to remove barriers that interfere with academic success.
  • Exhibit an ability to work within the Professional Learning Communities method of curriculum development.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.

Additional Qualifications: Qualified candidate should skillfully demonstrate the following competencies:  

  • The strong desire to achieve outstanding results in a short amount of time;
  • The strong desire and ability to build meaningful, caring relationships with students in order to exert academic press and influence;
  • The skill and willingness to leverage the student support network to ensure that students’ social, emotional, nutritional and health needs are addressed;
  • The ability to collaboratively create and execute clear, logical instructional plans that produce strong results in student learning;
  • The capacity to rigorously create and sustain a well- orchestrated system of on-going data collection and analysis to inform a continuously responsive and adaptive system of tiered instruction attentive to student’s specific academic needs;
  • The capacity to align curriculum, instruction and assessments while responding to individual needs of students;
  • The ability to seek out knowledgeable peers, coaches or administrators for instructional support in the never- ending quest to deliver the vision of high quality subject- specific instruction in every class period of every day.

Required Professional Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Education
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate in Elementary Education
  • Valid state licensing to meet Highly Qualified requirements

Apply in writing with a letter of interest, copies of certification, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Brian Dotson, Principal, Foster Elementary School, Ludington Area School District, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 by 3 PM Friday, August 16, 2019. Application materials should be submitted as one (1) PDF attachment to: bdotson@lasd.net.

Email: 
bdotson@lasd.net
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