PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

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Teacher - English

at PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

Posted: 8/5/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: fededfbb-9135-42ec-8022-96a1ec720465
Keywords: teacher, teaching

Job Description

Position Overview: This position is responsible for assuring that girls are provided the opportunity to learn and achieve academic success by performing the following duties:

Role and Responsibilities

PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

  • Keeps up to date regarding curriculum content.
  • Understands how to plan for effective classroom instruction by utilizing higher level thinking/reasoning skills, central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structure of the discipline and developmental tasks.
  • Creates learning experiences which foster meaningful learning experiences for girls.
  • Creates lesson plans that effectively utilize all materials and resources available to achieve the objectives of the curriculum and adheres to Sunshine State Standards and district pupil progression.
  • Plans assessment and monitors progress of student learning effectively. • Monitors girls' understanding of the curriculum

EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT

  • Creates an environment that is conducive for student learning and involvement.
  • Maintains appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect and safety.
  • Adheres to the Pace, Inc. (or center specific) Behavior Management System.
  • Fosters a gender responsive classroom or learning environment.

EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION 

  • Creates learning objectives that are clear and relevant to girls.
  • Uses innovative, appropriate, and differentiated instructional techniques and strategies.
  • Uses appropriate questioning techniques.
  • Implements innovative approaches, evaluates and refines instructional strategies including the effective integration of technologies to enhance learning opportunities.

ACADEMIC ADVISING – THE PROMOTION OF HIGH STANDARDS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR MEMBERS OF ADVISEE GROUP

  • Develops reviews, modifies, communicates and updates learning goals, standards and expectations with the girls.
  • Promotes confidence and perseverance in the student that stimulate increased personal student responsibility for achieving the goals of the curriculum.
  • Promotes graduation requirements, necessity of obtaining credits, achieving a strong GPA, college readiness, etc.

PROMOTION OF EQUITY AND APPRECIATION OF DIVERSITY

  • Strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning.
  • Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individuals.
  • Fosters and maintains a gender responsive environment.

FULFILLMENT OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates professional and cooperative in interactions with parents while being receptive to their contributions.
  • Shares responsibility, works collaboratively and constructively with colleagues for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her teacher assignment, center and school district.
  • Takes on role of a reflective and continuous learner.

STUDENT OUTCOMES

  • Facilitates student learning and growth by ensuring students are working towards meeting their IAP goals as well as mastering benchmarking/standards.

OUTCOME MEASUREMENT

  • Utilizes data to assess the progress and academic growth of girls.
  • Enters girl progress into ETO (using real time data entry timeframes and DAP2 Model of documentation).

Requirements

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in related subject area
  • Must be certified to teach in Florida
  • Attains and/or maintains certification and endorsements by required deadlines
  • Minimum one year of teaching experience
  • Knowledge of subject area
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Valid Florida Driver’s license

Other Requirements

  • Must adhere to Agency Values and Principles.
  • Upholds the ethical standards of the Agency and 6B-1.001 Code of Ethics of the Education Profession in Florida.
  • Follows policies and procedures of the Agency.

Preferred

  • Teaching experience in an at-risk youth environment
  • Education Degree
  • Knowledge of state and school districts policies, preferred
  • Knowledge of laws relating to children and families
  • Proficiency with the use of computers to enter data daily