College Bound Academy lead literacy teachers possess a strong desire to foster high levels of academic achievement. They are committed to continuing their own learning and refining their practice to stay current in the field, ensuring a quality education for all. College Bound literacy lead teachers are results-driven educators and passionate about transforming education in Tulsa. College Bound literacy lead teachers are driven individuals who seek to help guide young students' first experiences with education while using a rigorous curriculum in a warm/strict environment.
Build foundational skills in literacy as well as higher level thinking and comprehension skills to foster a love of reading.
Teach multiple content blocks daily utilizing a combination of scripted curriculum and plans
Plan and execute Guided Reading small group lessons
Assess and progress monitor scholar progress
Administer Fountas and Pinnell Reading Assessment, Individual assessments in data binders, Literacy First Phonics screener, and curriculum assessments throughout the year
Analyze classroom data to identify trends, inform instruction, and intervene in small groups
Analyze MAP and STAR data to identify trends, inform instruction, and intervene in small groups
Identify scholars in need of additional resources through the Response to Intervention process
Track daily exit tickets, Guided Reading objectives and other objectives as needed in Bullseye
Enter assessment scores into Bullseye and work on report cards
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.
Partner with scholar families: Communicate monthly by call, email, or note about scholar academic and behavior bright spots and challenges
Provide resources for families as needed - sight word flashcards, extra Life’s Work, etc.
Lead Family Report Card Conferences 2 times per year
Go above and beyond to consistently innovate and improve one's practice.
Participate in Professional Development (Summer PD, On-going PD throughout the year)
Participate in the one on one Coaching and development process,
Participate in Weekly Data Meetings
Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional content mastery.
Maintain effective supervision and discipline in the classroom.
Special projects and duties outside of primary teaching responsibility as assigned.
Receive in the moment feedback and support from the school leadership team.
Collaborate with fellow teachers through the sharing of best practices
Read, understand, and adhere to all CBA Policies - Staff Handbook, Family Handbook, etc.