Language Arts Teacher - Junior High School

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Fowlerville Community Schools
Position Details: 

Fowlerville Community Schools Title English Language Arts Teacher - Junior High School Description Summary: The Teacher promotes and develops successful learning for students, performs instructional and related duties in accordance with District and Board Policies and terms of the teacher contract. The Teacher will also develop and foster relationships with staff, parents, students and the community. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Note: These duties and responsibilities are judged to be "essential functions" in terms of the Americans With Disabilities Act or ADA. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not constructed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person. • Teaches district approved curriculum • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district • Develops lesson plans and instructional material in accordance with district provided curriculum • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment • Comprehend and impart the content of applicable grade level and subject curriculum • Communicates with students and parents regularly and clearly in an interactive way outside normal classroom day by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, emails, conferences, etc • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to achieve and effective learning atmosphere • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports and report cards • Identifies student needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day • Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the students • Attends IEP Meetings to plan for students with special needs • Adhere to all Board and District policies • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Superintendent Other Responsibilities: • Maintains consistent, predictable and physical attendance to meet the requirements of the position Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate, with appropriate English endorsement of (BX) or (BA) • Must meet ESSA requirements • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with grade level teachers and with teachers across grade levels • Familiarity with course content standards and expectations • Willingness to learn and understand current educational strategies and curriculum • Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness • Basic understanding and knowledge of current technology Preferred Qualifications: • Experience in secondary instruction • Teach developmentally appropriate lessons following assigned curriculum guidelines • Provide students with a safe and orderly environment for learning • Ability to incorporate technology into the classroom • Ability to relate positively and communicate curriculum effectively with students, parents, staff and the community Physical Requirements: • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be physically present, regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and hear. • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and sto kneel, crouch, or crawl. • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust, focus, especially due to concentration on a computer screen and small numbers. The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District. Fowlerville Community Schools does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (ancestry), religion (creed), gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law in its programs and activities. Inquiries or complaints related to discrimination should be directed to: Assistant Superintendent, Tim Dowker, Fowlerville Community Schools, 7677 Sharpe Road, Suite A, Fowlerville, MI 48836, (517)223-6027. Shift Type Full-Time Salary Range Salary Code Per Negotiated Contract Job Category Certified External Job Application Certified Internal Job Application Internal Location Fowlerville Junior High School Posting Status Active Minimum Qualifications Screening Bachelor's Degree Job Application Timeframes Internal Start Date 09/19/2019 General Start Date 09/19/2019 Internal End Date 09/26/2019 General End Date 09/26/2019 Job Pools Pool Name Default Quantity 1 Requisition ID Requisition Title Alternate Job Contact Name Title Location Phone Email References Automatically Send Reference Check No Reference Check Form

Job Type: