High Point Academy Spartanburg has an opening for a qualified Middle School English/Language Arts Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. This candidate must demonstrate the competencies and behaviors needed to improve student preparedness and mastery and to support the values, vision, and mission of HPA and the South Carolina Public Charter School District. High Point Academy offers full-time employees a competitive salary with state health and retirement benefits.
Demonstrates mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for the course(s) taught
Creates lesson plans, aligned with current state and district standards, which drives instruction through formative assessment and differentiation
Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration and choice
Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques
Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction
Provide consistent, immediate feedback to student learning and asks analytical questions that elicit students’ responses that incorporate prior knowledge, life experience, and interests that are directly related to the content objective
Monitor and maintain a positive classroom environment that supports the school-wide behavior expectations in which most students are engaged, incorporates mutual respect and provides cooperative learning opportunities
Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance the students’ learning experiences
Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner
Appropriately communicates and interacts with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work
Attends and participates in staff meetings and extracurricular/school-related activities administrator to formulate and complete professional development plans
Maintains a professional appearance, and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible
Engages parents and guardians in the education of their children
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the site administrator
Applicants must be appropriately certified AND highly qualified. To be appropriately certified and highly qualified, successful candidates must hold a current teaching certificate or equivalent license. Candidate must pass a fingerprint and background clearance check and maintain a valid fingerprint clearance card at all times when in the classroom.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, students, parents, the general public and others having business with the school district
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications and equipment
Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth
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High Point Academy Spartanburg, SC is a free public charter school founded in 2014. We are Spartanburg County’s only charter school serving students in kindergarten through 12th-grades. High Point Academy Spartanburg provides a secure and safe environment for students who live in South Carolina regardless of their assigned school district.
High Point Academy Spartanburg is built on the principles of honor, integrity, and service. High Point Academy Spartanburg is led by certified teachers anchored in an applied learning style of instruction with an emphasis in S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education as well as character development and leadership training. Through a partnership with family and community, each student will be challenged to achieve their highest potential academically, socially, and personally.