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We’re seeking a English & Language Arts Teacher who is data-driven, collaborative, and caring to teach grades 6-8 for the 2018-2019 year. The position is at a charter school in Los Angeles.
THE RIGHT TEACHER IS….
The right educator has a personal investment in creating a classroom in which social- emotional learning is the foundation for building culture and has experience working with diverse populations, including English language learners and students with special needs.
In addition to developing curriculum maps, lessons, and units of study that meet or exceed requirements of the Common Core English & Language Arts Standards, the ideal educator uses data to tailor instruction to meet individual student academic and social needs in order to help every student perform on-grade level or above.
As an educator in this urban setting, the ideal teacher quickly builds strong classroom culture that exudes a joyful, caring classroom environment where instructional time includes community building, conflict resolution, skill-building, and empowering students to be peacemakers and agents for positive social changes.
THE SCHOOL IS...
The school is a free public charter school committed to socio-economic, cultural, and racial diversity. They provide a challenging, experiential learning environment to develop students’ confidence, potential, and individual responsibility as true citizens of the world.
It’s vision is to promote academic rigor through a constructivist, project-based learning approach and to support and develop children’s natural intellectual curiosity.
The school network serves 1900 students and seeks educators passionate about living values of excellence, diversity, authenticity, community, and change.
The school offers full-benefits.
Compensation is DOE.
- A Bachelor’s degree and valid CA single subject credential in English or multiple subject credential
- CLAD or BCLAD
- Successful completion of CBEST and/or CSET exam
- at least 2 years of teaching experience in relevant grades
- Experience working in a socio-economically, racially, and culturally diverse classroom setting
- Familiarity with Spanish or Korean; Bilingual in Spanish or Korean highly encouraged to apply
- Ability to manage and instruct both small and large groups of students
- An exhibited ability to work with children in a caring and respectful manner in order to create a joyful, caring classroom environment where instructional time includes community building, conflict resolution, skill-building, and empowering students to be peacemakers and agents for positive social change
- A high level of professionalism, including meeting deadlines with all members of the school community
- Strong communication skills that can be differentiated to diverse audiences