English Teacher 2019-20
Mare Island Technology Academy
 Vallejo, CA

English Teacher 2019-20

Employer:

Griffin Technology Academies

Date Posted:

12/2/2019

Contact:

Diane Rogers

707-552-6482 104

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1

Length of Work Year:

184 days

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

Until Filled

Salary:

see Certificated Salary Schedule

Date Posted: 12/2/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 184 days Salary: see Certificated Salary Schedule Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Diane Rogers Email: drogers@mitacademy.org Phone: 707-552-6482 104

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

Mare Island Technology Academy – Job Description

Classroom Teacher

Classification: Certificated

Reports to: Director

Evaluated by: Director or Designee

Salary Range: See Certificated Teacher Salary Schedule

Education and Credential Requirements: Appropriate teaching credential and English Learner certification as required by the State and District for the position

Primary Function: Under the direct supervision of the Director the teacher provides an educational program that meets the instructional needs of each student in the teacher's area of credentialed responsibility consistent with MIT goals and Board policy.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches assigned subject area utilizing adopted course of study and other standards-aligned learning activities.
  • Provides standards-based instruction that is consistent with school expectations and that meets the needs of all students assigned to the teacher.
  • Communicates with students, parents, administrators and other staff members in a manner that is consistent with school expectations.
  • Provides planned learning experiences in order to motivate students and best utilize the time available for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a safe and productive classroom atmosphere consistent with school expectations.
  • Employs planning, record-keeping, resource management, and classroom management practices that maximize the teacher's effectiveness.
  • Provides for student supervision that ensures student safety consistent with school expectations.
  • Evaluates student academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents on individual student progress.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and behavior problems.
  • Performs attendance accounting and business services as required.
  • Participates in curricular and extra-curricular school programs, assessment and development activities, student supervision and control, and staff, parent, department and school meetings consistent with collective bargaining agreement.
  • Participates in IEP meetings and provides instruction to students with special needs in accordance with IEP utilizing support services as appropriate.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assumes professional responsibilities in a manner which meets school expectations and ensures continued personal and professional growth.
  • Implements school goals and objectives for certificated teachers as written in the individual's planning conference.
  • Performs other duties as assigned consistent with MIT Board Policies and the MITATA Teachers' contract.
  • Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids and instructional supplies, and maintains required inventory records.
  • Maintains a reasonably comfortable room environment through control of heating, lighting and ventilation to the extent possible.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with the school's testing program, following prescribed State mandated guidelines.
  • Plans and coordinates the work of aides, teacher assistants and other para educators as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with other professional staff members in the development of curriculum and instructional strategies.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Demonstrated Knowledge and Abilities

  • Principles, theories, practices, methods and techniques used in curriculum development and classroom instruction
  • Classroom procedures which promote appropriate student conduct and motivation for student learning.
  • Child guidance principles and practices.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws.
  • Research methods and report writing techniques.
  • First aid and CPR.
  • Current trends and research concerning the growth and development of children.

Ability to

  • Adapt plans to meet different needs and learning styles.
  • Create an instructional program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth.
  • Establish effective rapport with pupils.
  • Motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for post-secondary education and training, in accordance with each pupil's ability.
  • Monitor children in classrooms.
  • Display the use of good judgment in making decisions.
  • Maintain professional relationships with pupils, parents, colleagues and supervising staff members.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • Some tasks require ability to exchange information and make presentations.
  • Use of all forms of technology to support classroom instruction with appropriate accommodations and/or adaptive technology as needed
  • Visually read and understand written information.

Licenses and Other Requirements

Valid California Teaching Credential

English Learner Certification

Highly Qualified per NCLB

Valid Driver's License

Working Conditions

Classroom or outdoor environment

Board Adopted: May 11, 2010

Requirements for Applying

Please provide a written response to the following two Supplemental Questions and attach for “Other“ document requirement: 1. How does the GTA mission and vision match your philosophy or education? 2. Provide a specific example of a project-based unit of instruction that you have recently implemented in the classroom.

CA Single Subject-English, CA Multiple Subject or equivalent out-of-state teaching credential English Learner Authorization or equivalent

  • Certificate Copy
  • Copy of Transcript
  • English Learner Authorization
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)
  • Other
  • Resume

Requirements for Applying

Please provide a written response to the following two Supplemental Questions and attach for “Other“ document requirement: 1. How does the GTA mission and vision match your philosophy or education? 2. Provide a specific example of a project-based unit of instruction that you have recently implemented in the classroom.

CA Single Subject-English, CA Multiple Subject or equivalent out-of-state teaching credential English Learner Authorization or equivalent

  • Certificate Copy
  • Copy of Transcript
  • English Learner Authorization
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)
  • Other
  • Resume

About Griffin Technology Academies: Griffin Technology Academies (“GTA“) serves 1,100 6-12 students in an exciting, high-expectations, intervention-rich environment in urban Vallejo, California. Featuring a high-functioning collegial work environment where Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) lead instruction, GTA's three schools – MIT Academy high school, Mare Island Technology Academy middle school, and Griffin Academy middle school (a Summit Learning school) – shatter urban stereo-types and provide a dynamic environment where students perform significantly above state and national averages in reading, math, and standardized testing. Graduates meet all UC/CSU course requirements, and 90% of seniors apply and are accepted to 4-year colleges. All 6-12 students complete a minimum of five full years of technology instruction spanning both middle and high school, and many students leave GTA certified in Microsoft Office and one or more CTE technology pathways. MIT and Mare Island Academies currently hold six California “Gold Ribbon“ awards, and for the past four years MIT Academy high school has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as “One of America's Best High Schools.“ In 2017, Mare Island Technology middle school was recognized as a national “Schools to Watch“ model school. A successful charter school network for nearly 20 years, GTA is a dynamic leader in education, looking for bright, creative, and hard-working team players to help urban students maximize their potential. GTA's salary and benefits are among the highest in Solano County, and because we honor experience, we accept all years of credentialed service for salary scale placement. If you want to make a difference in cutting-edge urban education, come check us out and consider joining “Team Griffin“!

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