English Instructor - The Excel Center Shadeland

Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
Category
Education
Type
Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

The English Instructor will serve as a member of the Humanities instructional team. The teacher will develop and implement a curriculum map for the English Common Core State Standards and deliver instruction through project-based learning, inquiry, reading and analysis of high-quality texts, explicit instruction in the writing process, technology, and differentiated instruction. The English Instructor will work to mold the educational experiences of a diverse group of students.

 

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the response to instruction process and resources to support student learning.
  • Delivers lessons following a planned curriculum aligned to standards using research-based practices and high-quality resources.
  • Teaches using a variety of methods both independently or with a team of other grade-level content specialists designed to guide students toward mastery and understanding of how disciplines connect through authentic application of learning, requiring cognitive reasoning and use of twenty-first-century skills.
  • Assesses student learning both summatively and formatively using traditional as well as alternative assessment techniques.
  • Utilizes data from classroom assessments and standardized test results to guide instruction.
  • Builds and shapes instruction around student needs.
  • Collaborates with Special Education Department, teachers, and guidance staff to ensure students are effectively instructed.
  • Actively participates in extracurricular activities such as parent night, collaborative committees, leadership cross-functional teams, weekly staff meetings, student clubs, sporting events, etc.
  • Communicates regularly with families regarding the progress and development of students.
  • Collaborates in the classroom with master and mentor teachers.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in subject specialty required with a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience, preferred
  • Current Indiana Teaching Certification in subject specialty
  • Proven record of results that illustrates the teacher’s ability to increase student achievement utilizing subject-specific instructional strategies
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and make necessary adjustments to achieve learning goals
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptable to shifting priorities while maintaining a positive learning environment
  • Ability to relate to a diverse, urban population
  • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google applications (specifically Gmail), Excel, Word and Internet Explorer
  • Experience working with high school age students preferred
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check

BENEFITS

Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life, dental and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
  • Section 125 pretax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
  • Retirement plan with generous match or contribution into Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees 

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Goodwill Industries of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

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