JOB PURPOSE: Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge to provide an effective educational foundation, in accordance with each student's ability. Responsible for providing curriculum training and support to teachers and assisting with curriculum implementation. Conducts ongoing staff development, performs periodic classroom visitations, collects and reports quarterly student data, and monitors programs. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Instruction/Education Responsibilities * Presents subject matter to students to maximize learning opportunity and provides real-world, application based examples and learning opportunities. * Maintains positive rapport with students; demonstrates patience and appropriate nurturing to assist in the growth of the child. * Creates a community environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students. * Strives to maximize the educational achievement of each student. * Assesses student strengths and weaknesses on a frequent basis, provides appropriate activities to address student needs and generates progress reports as required. * Keeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculum. Teacher Support/Development * Develops and conducts in-service training for all teachers regarding the curriculum, researched-based instructional strategies, and best practices. * Performs periodic classroom visitations, assists teachers in the improvement of instructional performance, performs periodic binder reviews, and monitors improvement. * Demonstrates lessons in classroom situations for observation by teachers. * Trains new teachers in the use of Student Information System (SIS) and school-based resources and procedures. * Facilitates grade level and/or subject area team meetings. * Serves as a resource to school administrators and content area teachers in identifying reading needs, adapting instructional techniques, and implementing reading strategies across the curriculum. * Assists with the development of school literacy initiatives. * Collects, analyzes, and reports school and student benchmark data. * Initiates and maintains effective liaisons with district and professional associations to maintain a current knowledge of Reading and instructional best practices. * Attends monthly CSUSA Curriculum Cadres. MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE * Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the position and the mission of the company; support the company's values in the strategic areas of academic excellence, operational performance, superior culture, and financial health and growth, as outlined in the Employee Handbook. * Possesses strong time management and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize effectively. * Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers, students, parents, the community, and administrative staff. Is sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill, and the public image, as unique situations present themselves. * Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and displays such between all stakeholders: being courteous, professional, and helpful. * Possesses excellent communication skills: Oral (including presentations), Written, Interpersonal (active listening), Negotiating and Influencing. * Has the ability to be at work consistently, to be on time, to follow instructions, to respond to management direction and to solicit feedback to improve performance. * Demonstrates proficient experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Student Information System (SIS) and email communications. * Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. * Strives to implement best practices and positive character education consistently. * Demonstrates and articulates a thorough understanding of The Art & Science of Teaching (Robert Marzano). WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter: *Usual school working conditions. * May be noisy during high student traffic. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. * Exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone. * Speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors and on the telephone. * Physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height; ability to bend, stoop, climb stairs, and reach overhead. * No physical exertion required. * Somewhat stressful due to frequent student activity. * Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA. FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY Job is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. EVALUATION Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA's policy. DECLARATION The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination. JOB REQUIREMENTS * Bachelor's degree (BA) from an accredited college or university or equivalent. * Master's Degree preferred and teaching certificate as appropriate. * Minimum of three (3) years of K-12 classroom teaching with demonstrable positive impact on achievement. * Demonstrated evidence of involvement in school activities involving leadership responsibilities. * LMS experience * Minimum of 3 years of school operations experience. * Possession of valid teaching certification (as appropriate). * Successful results of criminal and employment background check. * Effective instructional delivery techniques and excellent communication skills. * Commitment to company values. * Adherence to the requirements of the Code of Ethics for the Education Profession. * Such alternatives to the above requirements as CSUSA may find appropriate and acceptable.
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