Under regular supervision, assists students in learning basic academic, social and developmental skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women. This is a 195-day position. Reports to the Academic Director.
- Collaborates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods to develop a program of continuous progress consistent with PACE Academy goals and objectives to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of pupils
- Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc., to transform lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
- Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
- Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
- Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports as required
- Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program
- Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers
- Assists in the selection and requisitions books and instructional aids and maintains required inventory records
- Administers standardized tests in accordance with state testing program
- Keeps abreast of changes in school policies and students' needs and interests
- Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required
- Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher assistant(s), substitutes and/or volunteers and evaluates their performance as required
- Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education related purposes when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students and to properly care for all property, equipment, materials, and facilities
- Provides for his/her own professional growth through an on-going program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning
- Participates in school staff development programs as assigned by Academic Director
- Attends staff meetings, serves on staff committees as requested, and accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular or other activities as assigned by the Academic Director
GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Assist the Academic Director in providing an atmosphere conducive to learning and teaching
- Is punctual and maintains regular attendance
- Has the ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities
- Maintains a clean and orderly work environment
- Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies
- Recognizes and follows the appropriate procedures in the "chain of command" as designated by board policies and/or administrative procedures
- Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, typewriter, two-way radio, telephone, calculator, etc
- Presents a positive image of PACE Academy at all times
- Willingly performs other related duties as assigned
Education and Experience: Education and experience as required by state certification authorities.
Experience : Bachelor's degree in education, related or other field appropriate for a Charter school teacher in SC. Must possess ability to teach and communicate at an age-appropriate level for grade school children. Exposure gained through volunteer work and/or as part of higher education curriculum is acceptable. Must be authorized to teach for a Charter school in the state of SC.
SC Public Charter School District
PACE Academy https://choosepace.org/
Palmetto Achievement Center for Excellence (PACE) Academy charter school, an Alternative Education Campus (AEC), will provide evidence-based, multi-sensory, structured language instruction to students in the South Carolina Midlands. We are committed to providing a quality educational choice for students with dyslexia or other language-based learning differences who would benefit from Orton-Gillingham instructional methods. We firmly believe dyslexia is a gift and if given the proper tools for success, all students can be empowered to reach their full potential both in and out of the classroom.