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Science Teacher

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North Charleston - North Charleston, SC
Regular Full-Time
$50,000.00 Salary
Day
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Description

LEARN4LIFE NORTH CHARLESTON

Full-Time, Monday – Friday; 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Compensation: Competitive compensation starting from $50,000

This position has a sign on bonus of $2,500.

Number of School Days : 196

 

Do you have a passion to work one-on-one with students and help them soar? As an employee at Learn4Life High School - Charleston, you can encourage, challenge and help students grow in confidence and academics, and graduate high school – no matter their obstacle.

 

The Learn4Life High School Advantage

Our personalized learning model is what makes Learn4Life High School unique. Our students are at the center of our mission, which means that staff is unified and priorities are set to reach the best outcome for all students. Teachers can make a real difference in a student’s life as they work one-on-one or through small group instruction to help them accomplish their individual goals.

Learn more about us at https://learn4lifecharleston.org/

Some the other advantages we offer are:

  • Our teachers have a smaller caseload of students – typically 40 students instead of 180.
  • We offer teachers more support with two to three times the number of school counselors, free tutors for their students and labs that supplement their teaching.
  • With the support of Lifelong Learning, an educational services organization, teachers receive all the tools/resources needed to do their job without any personal financial investment.
  • We provide ongoing professional learning, continuing education (subsidized) and career advancement opportunities for teachers throughout the school year.
  • Our teachers have a close relationship with and are supported by their area supervisor/leadership. We empower them to succeed.
  • We offer holiday, vacation, and seasonal breaks.

 

How You Will Make an Impact

The Teacher Position will plan, organize and implement an appropriate personalized instructional program in a learning environment that guides, supports, and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, completion of diploma requirements and post-secondary transition plan. This Position will collaborate with other Instructional Staff and school personnel.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Develop, review and regularly update personalized academic plans based on students transcripts, assessment data, career pathway planning (CTE), post-secondary goals, and progress towards those goals
  • Create and maintain an effective learning environment by modeling positive and respectful behavior, upholding and supporting high academic expectations, and maintaining positive and professional relationships with colleagues, students and parents
  • Meet with students to provide one on one instruction and support
  • Conduct effective student appointments; preparing for and delivering instruction, engaging students in goal setting, monitoring of progress and preparation for completion of graduation requirements
  • Assign appropriate courses of study
  • Refer students to core subject area teachers when necessary
  • Establish and communicate learning objectives and content standards to be assessed
  • Plan, prepare for and deliver instructional activities to facilitate learning experiences
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources to support independent learning
  • Identify and implement instructional strategies and resources to meet students varying needs
  • Engage students in academic conversations that elicit critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication
  • Connect instruction to real-world experiences and students post-secondary goals
  • Regularly check for understanding and provide clarifying and/or enrichment information
  • Carefully observe, review and evaluate student homework and tests to assess and monitor progress
  • Grade course homework, projects, and tests
  • Provide students with meaningful feedback to enhance learning and improve achievement
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • Instruct and monitor student progress in the use of online learning materials and technology
  • Provide appropriate accommodations, modifications and interventions for English Learners, students with 504 Plans, and Special Education students
  • Model and guide students to develop strategies that foster independent learning skills such as, goal-setting, time management, and accessing/utilizing resources
  • Use relevant technology to support instruction
  • Administer diagnostic assessments according to guidelines set forth by the Organization and site
  • Regularly communicate necessary information to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Refer students to support structures; tutors, intervention programs, labs, counselors, and other wrap around services as appropriate
  • Manage student behavior in the school by enforcing rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • Prepare for and facilitate positive parent conferences
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area curriculum, teaching resources and methods
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development
  • Monitor credit completion rates of students
  • Monitor student attendance
  • Claim and report daily attendance
  • Keep student work folders neat and organized
  • Close out student folders in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines
  • Generate report cards in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines
  • Document and review student notes and parent/student contacts in Contact Manager
  • Update all necessary records accurately and timely as required by law, Organizational policies, school regulations, and independent auditors
  • Collaborate with colleagues to improve teaching practices through professional learning communities, student study teams, department meetings, and student retention meetings
  • Participate in Professional Development opportunities as needed
  • Follow established policies and procedures for reporting incidents (e.g., child abuse, substance abuse, harassment, and violence)
  • Attend all required meetings and graduation ceremonies
  • Administrative duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time

Qualifications

 

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Thorough knowledge of State Teaching Standards
  • Knowledge of educational trends, research, and technology to support learning
  • Knowledge of research-based instructional strategies necessary for effective instruction of all student populations, including students at-risk of academic failure
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student learning needs
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff members, and community representatives in providing a rigorous educational program
  • Ability to work effectively with all racial, ethnic, linguistic, disability, and socioeconomic groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively including giving clear and concise instructions, using academic language, and appropriate level of delivery, and listening without bias and providing appropriate feedback/reinforcement
  • Ability to compose and comprehend written communication
  • Ability to make independent judgements
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain accurate records
  • Commitment to the education of all students
  • Planning and organizational skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Valid South Carolina Teaching Certificate or enrollment in a State approved educator preparation program and student teaching
  • Skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

TRAVEL: Ability to travel in performance of job duties is required

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination, high people engagement
  • Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information
  • Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery
  • Physical Strength: sedentary work. Sitting most of the time, and occasionally exerts up to 10 lbs. of force (almost all office jobs)
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required
  • Working in a noisy, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures
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