Middle School Language Arts Teacher (22 - 23 SY)

Middle School Education San Jose, California


Description

Position at Carden Academy

The Middle School Language Arts Teacher is responsible for the general supervision and management of the classroom.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Be alert at all times by providing proper visual supervision.
  • Abide by all Stratford safety protocols.
  • Plan, supervise, and implement the curriculum in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, and décor of the classroom environment. This will include sharing the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.
  • Attend all staff meetings, including quarterly grade-level meetings, and in-house training programs.
  • Regularly maintains classroom bulletin boards displaying all aspects of the Curriculum.
  • Monitor and assess student progress. Maintain close communication with the principal and parents regarding student issues, conferencing as deemed necessary.
  • Submit weekly lesson plans to the principal.
  • Establish our non-punitive method of classroom discipline, seeking positive rather than negative methods to correct student behavior.
  • Participation in all school events, including but not limited to:
  • Parent Orientation
  • Back-to-School Night
  • Winter/Spring Programs
  • Open House
  • School’s Annual Family Events
  • Science Fair
  • Staff Meetings/Grade Level Meetings
  • August Teacher Training Workshops
  • Parent Conferences
  • Perform daily tasks and responsibilities with integrity, making effective use of time schedules and not requiring constant reminders to complete tasks.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect.
  • Demonstrate patience and self-control in dealing with students and staff.
  • Display energy and enthusiasm, maintaining evident interest in the job.
  • Contribute and share ideas freely with other staff members.
  • Use appropriate language in and out of the classroom.
  • Appropriately dressed, well groomed, and neat.

Skills/Knowledge/Education:

Prior to being hired, a teacher shall have a BA or BS degree from an accredited or approved college or university. A transcript and/or copy of the degree from the approved university/college must verify the coursework or a current and valid teaching credential issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Prior work experience in a middle school classroom setting is preferred.