Teacher

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Education - Excluding Post Secondary



General Purpose: To teach students, collaborate with others to promote student achievement, and ensure that each student successfully achieves personal and program goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following statements regarding this exempt level position consist of duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages may vary depending upon location assignments and other factors. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Identified Core Duties

Classroom Management-Academic-Show Up
Instruction - Teaching / Tutoring -Academic-Connect
Gladiator Connections/Advocacy-Academic-Connect
Student Learning-Academic-Succeed

Classroom Management

Classroom Attendance

  • Establish clear classroom attendance expectations for students.
  • Maintain expected student communication and document attendance utilizing identified GOAL systems.
  • Academic Intervention – MTSS

  • Monitor student attendance data to identify and provide interventions to students who are not actively engaged in class.
  • Ensure quality and timely documentation of all interventions provided.
  • Active Student and Parent Communication

  • Communicate regularly with students and parents to keep the student progressing toward academic success, including but not limited to, providing progress reports, class expectations, student participation rates and when needed, arrange student/parent teacher conferences.
  • Instruction - Teaching / Tutoring

    Quality Courses and Instruction

  • Utilize GOAL established guidelines for quality course structure and instructional practices.
  • Grading and Gradebooks

  • Maintain complete and accurate grading and gradebooks in the GOAL LMS (Schoology).
  • Ensure weekly gradebook updates by the close of business each Friday.
  • Student Learning

    Assess and Monitor Growth

  • Champion GOAL's culture of assessment by ensuring student participation and proctoring throughout the year.
  • Utilize pre/post assessment data to monitor and guide academic growth.
  • Identify and set student growth targets and/or needed interventions.
  • Success Team

  • Participate in bi-weekly meetings to collaborate with team members to analyze data surrounding student performance and passer ratings.
  • Work with team to develop strategies to improve student performance in classes and curriculum.
  • Gladiator Connections/Advocacy

    Communication

  • Build connections with staff, students, and parents to keep the student progressing toward academic success, including, but not limited to, providing progress reports and student, parent, staff conferences.
  • Extra-Curricular

  • Possess and share a general knowledge of GOAL Academy's extra-curricular activities and student opportunities.
  • Teamwork

  • Participate in daily POD huddles to establish clear lines of communication and define daily responsibilities with fellow POD teammates for the success of assigned students.
  • Attendance

  • Maintain daily student communication and document attendance utilizing identified GOAL systems.
  • Minimum Requirements:

    Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences, or related field.
  • Highly Qualified as a Colorado Secondary Educator (e.g., Math, English, Science, Social Studies, CTE credentialed or licensed in Electives).
  • Colorado Teaching license and/or additional Highly Qualified areas preferred (Agriculture & Natural Resources, Business and Public Administration, Health Sciences & Public Safety, Hospitality & Human Services, Skilled Trades & Technical Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)).
  • Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE) Certification preferred.
  • Experience:

  • Three to five years of experience working in a school or school system
  • At least two years of experience working in a high school with at risk youth preferred
  • Or other background demonstrating application of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to effectively teach young people academic subjects.
  • Ability to design learning activities that are effective for all types of learners.
  • Love for children and ability to work enthusiastically on their behalf
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time-management, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable and comfortable working with technology. Able to competently and persistently apply problem solving skills towards technology issues.
  • Well-versed in conflict resolution skills. Ability to mediate conflicts (e.g., between students, staff, parents, or community members) while promoting the core values of GOAL effectively among all stakeholders.
  • Willingness to travel regionally as required.
  • Understands the benefits of continuous learning and takes personal responsibility for professional development.
  • Ethical, honest, and good-humored.
  • Strong work ethic to achieve both school and personal goals.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with regarding to students and families.
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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