Upper Elementary Literacy Teacher (2019-2020 School Year)

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.