2020-2021 Middle School Teacher

  • SC Public Charter School District
  • Columbia, SC, USA
  • Sep 11, 2020
Middle School Middle Level - Language Arts Middle Level - Math Middle Level - Science Middle Level - Social Studies

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • 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 


JOB SPECIFICATIONS

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.

District

SC Public Charter School District

School

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.

E-mail Address

jsnell@sccharter.org