Elementary Literacy Teacher (2nd & 3rd Grade)

We are looking for experienced teachers who are deeply committed to students, have a passion for literacy instruction, and want to be part of a dynamic classroom team to join our team for the 2018-19 school year. Our staff is committed to continuing their own learning and refining their practice to stay current in the field, ensuring a quality education for all.  Our Elementary Lead Teacher role is an opportunity for individuals who are results-driven educators, passionate about transforming education in Tulsa. As an Elementary Lead Teacher, you will be joining a team of driven individuals and helping to guide young students' first experiences with education using a rigorous curriculum in a warm/strict environment.

 

Our Literacy Lead Teacher will:

  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional content mastery.
  • Effectively instruct students in assigned content area(s) as prescribed by College Bound Academy’s academic content standards through direct instruction, demonstration and using audio-visual aids and other materials to supplement presentations with the overall goal of engaging student learning.
  • Teachers are expected to lead a Homeroom of scholars, beginning and ending the day with them, as well as being the first point of contact for their families.
  • Work as part of interdisciplinary team and within content areas planning and aligning curricula to ensure that instruction follows curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  • Set clear short-term and long-term goals to drive instruction.
  • Develop and submit weekly and long range lesson plans containing standards, objectives, essential questions, and assessments; assign lessons and review homework.
  • Consistently administer tests to evaluate pupil progress, record results, and issue meaningful reports to inform parents of progress.
  • Create and implement student intervention plans when necessary for students with special education program and general education students.
  • Maintain the school's student management policies and procedures (i.e., attendance records, dress code, etc.) and report to the school administrators when necessary.
  • Maintain effective supervision and discipline in the classroom.
  • Work with other teachers and administrators to address and resolve student issues.
  • Provide necessary accommodations and modifications for growth and success of all students.
  • Special projects and duties outside of primary teaching responsibility as assigned.
  • Benefit from weekly leadership-led professional development sessions, including grade-team planning meetings, training on classroom management and curriculum, sessions devoted to studying student work and using it to action plan.

·   Receive in the moment feedback and support from the school leadership team.

·   Collaborate with fellow teachers through the sharing of best practices through modeling, video-sharing lessons.