Middle School English - Language Arts Teacher

  • SC Public Charter School District
  • Spartanburg, SC, USA
  • Jun 19, 2020
Middle School Middle Level - Language Arts

Job Description

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.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • 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

 Educational Requirements:

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.

 Skills:

  • 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

  • and committees

  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth

District

SC Public Charter School District

School

High Point Academy  https://hpaspartanburg.com/

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.

E-mail Address

jsnell@sccharter.org